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DLA Piper LLP

Employment

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What the team is known for

DLA Piper offers a large and versatile team with expertise in pensions mandates, including in litigation regarding pensions contributions. The team remains a strong option for multi-jurisdictional matters, assisting with complex, cross-border M&A transactions. Additionally, the law firm advises on contentious cases with work councils and acts on individual and collective dismissals. Team members represent clients in temporary agency matters and employee placement matters, as well as the application of EU employment directives. DLA offers a notable focus on clients from the aviation and technology sectors.

Strengths

"The team's turnaround is always very quick and the lawyers are always responsive," says one client.

Work highlights

Represented G4S in proceedings against a group of employees relating to the WAADI legislation, a collective labour agreement and holiday allowances.

Notable practitioners

Bas Degelink has a highly active practice assisting clients with cross-border pension mandates. He also has particular expertise in representing pension funds in contentious files.

Erik Lutjens has prodigious experience representing clients in employment law mandates. He assists clients with contentious files relating to pension contributions and the negotiation of pension fund agreements, with particular expertise in representing pension funds.

Hélène Bogaard enters the rankings after clients praise her for being "really great to work with - very pragmatic and strong in her knowledge." She assists multinational clients with cross-border employment advice, and also represents clients in disputes against former employees.

Clients praise Johan Zwemmer for being "pragmatic with good insights" and highlight his "nice personality." He acts for clients on a range of employment mandates, including executive dismissals, collective bargaining and works council negotiations.

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Employment

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

Gebouw Meerparc

Amstelveenseweg 638

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1081 JJ

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Netherlands

Employment


Hélène Bogaard
Band 5
Johan Zwemmer
Band 4

Employment: Pensions


Bas Degelink
Associates to watch
Erik Lutjens
Senior Statespeople