Mr Jaap van Slooten > Stibbe > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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Jaap litigates against unions and works councils regarding collective employment issues, like company closure, strikes and pension issues. He also deals with individual cases regarding severance and bonus regularly. He further specialises on outsourcing issues and discrimination. Most of his clients are listed companies. Jaap is professor of employment law at the University of Amsterdam since 2003. Jaap is co-editor of Holland’s most used commentary on Dutch employment law, “Tekst & Commentaar Arbeidsrecht” and “Arbeid en Loon”, a book on legal aspects of remuneration.

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Jaap van SlootenStibbe

Stibbe’s multidisciplinary team focuses on employment, pensions and incentives. It has been at the forefront of advice on matters connected with COVID-19, setting up a special Corona Employment Emergency Team for clients. Practice head Jaap van Slooten is well-known for handling collective disputes and pensions. The ‘very accessible and always availableAstrid Helstone advises and litigates on a range of employment issues, including board and executive terminations, works council issues and restructurings. Paul Vestering handles compensation and terminations, corporate governance, and transnational works council issues.