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Houthoff

GUSTAV MAHLERPLEIN 50, 1082 MA AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 605 6000
Fax:
Fax +31 20 605 6700
Web:
www.houthoff.com
Amsterdam, Brussels, London, New York, Rotterdam
Houthoff, Rixt de Vries, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Rixt de Vries

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Work +31 (0)20 605 6900
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Houthoff

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Rixt specialises in employment law, including the law on collective and individual employment termination, employment participation law, the law on collective bargaining agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and reorganisations. Her work involves advising on the employment law aspects of acquisitions, mergers and reorganisations. She also has extensive experience with conflicts between individual partners and partnerships, and between medical specialists and healthcare institutions.

Rixt teaches at the Grotius Academy, SSR (Training and Study Centre for the Judiciary) and Magna Charta (Academy for Legal Practice), and is a deputy justice at the Court of Appeal in Arnhem/Leeuwarden.


Netherlands

Employment

Within: Employment

β€˜Fast, sharp and to-the-point’, the β€˜proactive’, β€˜accessible and well-coordinated’ team of β€˜critical thinkers’ at Houthoff is headed jointly by Edward de Bock and Rixt de Vries. De Bock assisted Insinger de Beaufort with the employment aspects of its merger with Theodoor Gilissen. Senior associate Jet Stolk is β€˜flexible and pragmatic’; senior associate Margot van Herwerden is also recommended.

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