Rutgers & Posch

Employment Department

Netherlands
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What the team is known for Rises in the rankings owing to significant praise from clients and market commentators for handling of diverse employment law matters. Advises on co-determination rights, the transfer of employees and the harmonisation of working conditions as part of M&A transactions or joint venture agreements. Assists with large-scale reorganisations and outsourcing agreements. Handles individual dismissals and has further notable experience in the review of privacy policies.

Strengths Clients say that "the team consists of highly qualified lawyers with an in-depth knowledge of employment law," adding: "The lawyers are able to connect with our team and truly co-operate in a partnership."

Another client highlights the lawyers' ability to translate technical legal questions into understandable language.

Work highlights Advised LVNL, the Dutch air traffic control authority, on its overall employment strategy in light of a new legal requirement to transform all civil servants into regular employees by 2020.

Notable practitioners

Inge De Laat has experience in high-profile executive dismissals and advisory matters relating to employee privacy. She also advises on non-standard employment contracts, as showcased in advice to the Dutch National Opera and Ballet on its use of flexible workers. Clients report that De Laat is "highly skilled, thorough and really knows how to listen."