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JACHTHAVENWEG 121, 1081 KM AMSTERDAM, PO BOX 75265, 1070 AG AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 6789 123
Fax:
Fax +31 20 795 4589
Email:
Web:
www.vandoorne.com
Van Doorne, Marjolijn Lips, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Marjolijn Lips

Tel:
Work +31 (0)20 6789 504
Email:
Van Doorne

Work Department

Employment, Media & Technology

Position

Marjolijn is a highly experienced employment law specialist. She focuses on reorganizations, transfers of businesses, mergers and acquisitions, employee participation issues, executive redundancies, mass redundancy law, flexible workforce and harmonization of employment terms. Marjolijn heads the Employment practice group. Her clients include both Dutch and foreign companies. Marjolijn is a member of our TMT-sector team and regularly involved in transactions in the tech industry.

Career

Marjolijn joined Van Doorne in November 1994, she is a partner since 2006. She regularly lectures on various labor law topics. Marjolijn has studied law at the University of Amsterdam and in Berlin. She lectures on HR and employment law topics and is a member of the Netherlands Olympic Committee’s Spending Policy Appeals Committee.

Languages

Dutch, English, German.

Member

Marjolijn is a member of the Amsterdam Association of Lawyers specialised in Employment Law, the Dutch Employment Law Lawyers Association, the European Employment Lawyers Association. She is Board member of the Rudolf Lehmann Fund and also a member of the Appeal Committee Spending policy of the Dutch Olympic Committee (NOC*NSF).

Education

Dutch law, University of Amsterdam. Law, Freie Universität, Berlin.


Netherlands

Employment

Within: Employment

Noted for its ‘in-depth knowledge’, Van Doorne’s team is ‘always up to date with recent developments’. ‘Very experienced’ group head Els de Wind provides ‘timely, well-thought-out advice’, and ‘distils complex problems down to commercial solutions’. The ‘confident, commercialMarjolijn Lips advised Degreed on the employment aspects of its acquisition of Gibbon. Albert van Marwijk Kooy is the practice’s pension expert.

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