Kennedy Van der Laan

Employment Department

Netherlands
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Overview

Kennedy Van der Laan’s Labour & Employment team is one of the biggest teams of the Netherlands, representing high profile clients, such as the Dutch Association of Judges and various multination listed companies, such as Nike and Microsoft. The Labour & Employment team is specialized in all aspects of employment law and co-governance law. They are experienced legal advisers and capable litigators.

The team assists HR departments with their on-going employment questions, such as day-to-day HR issues, drafting agreements, restrictive covenants, handbooks and HR policies, creating a flexible workforce, finding solutions for labour conflicts and assist with individual and collective dismissals.

They also deal with and advise on a strategic level on the employment law consequences of all forms of corporate transactions, (international) mergers, acquisitions, outsourcing and business restructurings. They are experienced in offering a total solution for the development and integration of a harmonized employment conditions policy that takes all HR disciplines into account. This also involves discussions and negotiations with the (European) works council and trade unions.

Members

Nekeman, Chris (Head of Department)

Knipschild, Eva

Ridder, Thijs

Schijf, Soo-ja

Clients

CGI

Martinair

Microsoft

Nike

Reed Business/Elsevier

Syngenta

UWV

Ziggo

Industries

Construction

Fashion

Finance

Health Care

Insurance

Media

Public Sector

Real Estate

Retail

Technology