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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, Els de Wind, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Els de Wind

Tel:
Work +31 (0)20 6789 242
Email:
Van Doorne

Work Department

Employment, Outsourcing, ICT, Privacy, Financial Institutions

Position

Trusted advisor and seasoned employment lawyer with focus on international employment law, corporate employment law, HR regulatory and governance, industrial relations, employee privacy, executive remuneration and executive departures.

Career

Senior Vice-Chair IBA Global Employment Institute. Has held major managerial roles including Chair IBA Employment and Industrial Relations Committee, Chair European Employment Lawyers Association, Global Head of Employment PwC. Regular moderator and speaker at conferences, member various think tanks. Teaches courses, writes articles and book contributions. Gained vast management experience in major national and international management roles. High profile and good reputation in the Dutch, European and global markets.

Languages

Dutch, English, French, German.

Education

Law degree, Nijmegen University, 1983. Certificates Private International Law and Public International Law, Hague Academy for International Law, 1983. LLM International and Comparative Law, VUB (Free University Brussels), 1984.


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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  • New Late Payments Directive

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  • Amendment of the Collective Redundancy Notification Act

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  • New Corporate Law Legislation

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    - AKD
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    - AKD
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