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Lexence, Judith Schulp, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Judith Schulp

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Employment and benefits law


Lawyer, partner


Thanks to her extensive experience in the field of mergers and acquisitions, Judith Schulp’s practice focuses on the intersection of employment and corporate law. She is specialized in collective and individual employment termination law, reorganizations, removals (and buy-outs) of directors under the articles of incorporation, corporate governance, fraud, employee participation, the transfer of companies, disputes with stockholders and cross-border labor. She is regularly involved in consulting and disputes on employee participation and collective employment contracts. Judith also litigates on a regular basis, both in civil court cases as well as in arbitrations, and is active in mediation.

Judith also does pro bono work for the Weekendschool, Valid Express and dance4life. She is a board member of Grachtenfestival Amsterdam. Judith has often been a speaker at seminars, publishes on a regular basis, and is the co-author of a handbook for civil procedural law in employment cases.

Judith is recommended in the Legal500 and in the Chambers Europe: "Sources praise Judith Schulp's impressive negotiating skills and client-focused attitude. She advises on employment and corporate law, and has a particular focus on the finance industry. A client comments: ‘She combines in-depth legal knowledge with a practical approach’.”

Judith has been at Lexence since 2008. Prior to this, she was affiliated with Allen & Overy, among others. She started her career in the mergers and acquisitions practice, and has been working in employment law since 1997.


Dutch, English


Judith obtained her Master's degree in Dutch law from the Universiteit van Amsterdam. She was admitted to the Bar in 1994.



Within: Employment

The practice at Lexence 'can handle complex cases quickly and effectively' and is also valued for having 'an innovative and entrepreneurial' approach. Judith Schulp's expertise spans areas including collective and individual employment terminations, reorganisations and the removals of directors and other senior employees. Mark Keuss also has broad expertise and Frank ter Huurne assists on 'high impact, complex labour law cases'. Senior associate Esther van der Meulen also provides 'excellent support'. This substantial team serves clients including Allied Telesis International, General Electric, Henkel and SUEZ.

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