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Vestius Advocaten

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Managing Directors: Michiel van Haelst and Sander Pieroelie

Number of partners: 4

Number of lawyers: 5

Languages: Dutch, English, German

Firm Overview:

Vestius Advocaten is a boutique law firm with its office in Amsterdam. Vestius Advocaten focuses entirely on employment law, corporate law and contract law. The lawyers view cases not only from a legal point of view. The key features of Vestius Advocaten are a pragmatic approach and an alertness to the clients’ needs.


Main Areas of Practice:

Employment:

3 partners; 1 associate; 2 of counsels

■ Sandvik Mining and Construction/Sandvik Benelux

Sandvik Mining and Construction B.V. is the Dutch entity of the Swedish publicly listed company of Sandvik Group, a global engineering Group with more than 47,000 employees, providing services for tooling systems for the mining and construction industries. Sandvik is based in all 5 continents and most of the European countries. Several Sandvik entities are active in the Netherlands for which Vestius acts as legal advisor. Vestius advises Sandvik on a regular basis regarding various employment law related issues and recently successfully appealed a recovery by the UWV (the Dutch Social Security Board) of a NOW grant provided under the Corona grant


■ FedEx

FedEx is the worldwide courier company that provides logistics and courier services by ground, sea and air, including heavy freight, connecting over 220 countries and territories worldwide. FedEx Express Europe’s headquarters are located in the Netherlands. Vestius advises FedEx on various employment law matters, including reorganizations and restructurings as well as individual employee-related issues (in connection with non-compete violations and fraud)

■ HelloFresh

HelloFresh, founded in Germany, is a globally operating meal kit company. It is the largest meal kit provider in the United States and also serves customers in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Europe and Japan. Vestius advises HelloFresh on various employment law matters concerning its employees in the Netherlands

■ Fontys Hogeschool

Fontys Hogeschool is a Dutch institution of higher professional education with its registered office in Eindhoven. Internationally, the name Fontys University of Applied Sciences is used. Vestius has defended Fontys Hogeschool successfully against several employment claims

■ Collins Foods

Collins Foods is a global franchisee of fastfood restaurants operating in Australia, Asia and Europe. It operates a large number of KFC restaurants in the Netherlands. Vestius advises Collins Foods with regard to various employment law issues

Key Clients:

FedEx, Sandvik Mining and Construction, Collins Foods, Diversey, Five Degrees, Fontys Hogescholen, Greenwheels, AFS, Youvia, Hello Fresh, QlikTech, Greif, KH Engineering, COVERZ Consultancy, Advario, Everbridge

Contact: Bart de Vroe

Tel: +31 20 5210 697

Email: [email protected]


Corporate/commercial contracts and M&A:

2 partners; 2 associates

■ GIGA Storage

GIGA Storage is a developer, manager and investor of energy storage in large-scale renewable projects in Europe with the aim of replacing gas and coal plants and ensuring grid stability. In 2022 Vestius advised the shareholders of GIGA Storage regarding the investment by Rabobank’s investment vehicle. The investment by Rabo Investments occurred simultaneously with a second round of investments by informals, on which transaction Vestius advised as well

■ V-Ventures (Vereniging Veronica)

V‑Ventures (part of Vereniging Veronica) is an investment fund with a clear focus on facilitating free and independent press and news. Together with The Guardian Foundation, The Thomson Reuters Foundation and other European media foundations, Vereniging Veronica founded the European Press Prize to stimulate and reward quality journalism. Vestius advises V-Ventures on a regular basis regarding various acquisitions, turn arounds and sales. In 2022, for example, it advised V-Ventures regarding the sale of podcast publisher Dag en Nacht Media to Podimo

■ ANP

ANP is the largest independent B2B provider of news and information to all Dutch media – internet, mobile, television, radio, newspapers, magazines – and to public and private organizations. In addition to news and information, ANP offers integrated solutions and content to help customers set their agenda and analyze, monitor and produce content. Vestius advises regarding various transactions, corporate housekeeping and contractual matters

■ Greenwheels

Greenwheels offers car sharing for private and business drivers for already 25 years. Vestius advises Greenwheels on a regular basis regarding various contractual matters

Key Clients:

ANP, V-Ventures (Vereniging Veronica), AFS, GIGA Storage, Youvia, Greenwheels, European Press Photo Agency, Innovation Kite, Restocks

Contact: Helger Kamerman

Tel: +31 20 5210 692

Email: [email protected]


OFFICES

THE NETHERLANDS

AMSTERDAM: Herengracht 584, 1017 CJ

Tel: +31 20 5210 690 Fax: +31 20 5210 699

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.vestius.com/?lang=en

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Netherlands - Head office

Vestius Advocaten rankings

Europe Guide 2023
Netherlands
Employment
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Employment
4
Employment
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Bart De Vroe
4
Bart De Vroe
Head of Employment
4
Band 4