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Stibbe

BEETHOVENPLEIN 10, 1077 WM AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 546 06 06
Fax:
Fax +31 20 546 0123
Email:
Web:
https://www.stibbe.com
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Stibbe, Astrid Helstone, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Astrid Helstone

Tel:
Work +31 20 546 06 54
Email:
Web:
www.stibbe.com/en/people/a/astrid-helstone
Stibbe

Position

Astrid advises and litigates in individual and collective labour law matters, including executive dismissal and disputes with Dutch and European works councils. Astrid is a recognized specialist in complex remuneration issues and employee incentives and holds distinctive expertise in the field of financial regulatory requirements.

Languages

Dutch, English, French


Netherlands

Employment

Within: Employment

The Stibbe team 'can always deliver, even on short notice in complex matters' and offers a full, multidisciplinary service. Jaap van Slooten and senior associate Johan Zwemmer are highlighted for 'their great expertise on all kinds of employment matters' including litigation and labour relations issues.  Paul Vestering, who provides 'spot on' advice is also 'a pleasure to work with', advises clients such as IBM and Nederlandse Spoorwegen on the whole range of contentious and advisory matters across employment, labour relations, pensions, and work council matters. Astrid Helstone is another key name.

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  • New Late Payments Directive

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  • Amendment of the Collective Redundancy Notification Act

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