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Loyens & Loeff

FRED ROESKESTRAAT 100, 1076 ED AMSTERDAM, PO BOX 71170, 1008 BD AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
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Loyens & Loeff, Klaas Wiersma, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Klaas Wiersma

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Loyens & Loeff

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Employment & Benefits

Position

Partner

Career

Klaas Wiersma, attorney at law, is a member of the Employment Taxes and Employment Law practice group. He specialises in employment law, with the emphasis on individual (including managing director under the articles of association) and collective dismissal law, employee representation in the event of reorganisations and restructuring, takeovers, mergers, cross-border labour and employee participation structures. Klaas is a frequent speaker at seminars addressing various aspects of employment law.

Languages

Dutch, English

Member

He is a member of the National Association of Employment Law Attorneys and the Amsterdam Association of Employment Law Attorneys.

Education

Dutch law, University of Groningen, 2000
Post-graduate course Employment law (with honours), Grotius Academy, 2005


Netherlands

Employment

Within: Employment

The ‘no-nonsense’ team at Loyens & Loeff is ‘extremely responsive’. The ‘mentally flexible’, ‘thoroughly knowledgeableKlaas Wiersma has ‘a wealth of experience’ and provides ‘simple, direct, on-the-spot advice’; he heads the practice jointly with Hermine Voûte, who assisted O-I Manufacturing Netherlands with closing its Schiedam factory. Hans van Ruiten is the group’s benefits expert.

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