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Houthoff

Employment

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What the team is known for

Houthoff is a highly regarded team that offers a wide range of expertise, including representing corporate entities and individuals in the contentious and voluntary dismissal of senior employees. The law firm is also active in mandates involving works council negotiation. The team acts for corporate clients on employment and co-determination issues arising from high-profile M&A transactions. Houthoff assists with the amendment of employment conditions and collective dismissals as part of global reorganisations. It also has experience representing clients in discrimination claims.

Strengths

Clients describe the team as "strong experts with a breadth of experience" and appreciate that they "always have clear communication" with the lawyers at Houthoff.

Another praises the team for being "the perfect combination of really top-tier lawyers and political sense."

Work highlights

Acted for Danone on the Dutch employment law aspects of its worldwide reorganisation.

Notable practitioners

Edward de Bock is "the perfect adviser for delicate matters," says one client, adding that he is "strong, cool-headed and sensitive to the clients' emotions and needs." He has broad experience assisting clients with substantial post-M&A reorganisations, executive dismissals and works council negotiations.

Jet Stolk acts on a broad range of employment law mandates, advising both companies and individuals on executive dismissals, substantial reorganisations and works council negotiations. Clients appreciate that she is "to the point, practical and well informed," and describe her as a "great consultant and business partner."

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Overview

Houthoff's Employment Team advises a wide variety of Dutch and foreign clients. The practice assists clients in connection with the full spectrum of employment issues that confront today’s corporates, with a special focus on strategic issues and boardroom counselling. The Team provides expertise in connection with labour aspects of mergers and acquisitions, compliance with domestic and foreign statutes and represents clients in high-profile litigation cases.

The Team offers extensive experience on handling management agreements, D&O remuneration, employee share options, outsourcing matters, reorganisations, dismissals and other strategic employment law matters.

Employment

Houthoff

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Location

Gustav Mahlerplein 50

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1082 MA

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Netherlands

Employment


Edward de Bock
Band 1