Bronsgeest Deur Advocaten > AMSTERDAM, Netherlands > Firm Profile
Bronsgeest Deur Advocaten Offices
1013 MM AMSTERDAM
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Netherlands > Employment Tier 4Specialist employment firm Bronsgeest Deur Advocaten is active in advising on dismissals, co-determination and industrial action negotiations, as well as transactional employment matters, including M&A, restructurings and TUPE. The firm is a member of the global Ius Laboris alliance of employment firms, and acts for international clients active in the Dutch market on this basis. Philip Nabben, who specialises in data privacy, Cathelijn Derks, and Benjamin Vaandrager and Hylda Wiarda, both of whom focus on international commercial employment matters, co-lead the practice.
Philip Nabben; Benjamin Vaandrager; Hylda Wiarda; Cathelijn Derks
‘Professional and very qualified.’
‘Excellent team who organise a lot of interesting knowledge sessions.’
‘We have had a very pleasant and effective collaboration with Benjamin Vaandrager for more than 15 years. He knows our company and understands the way we want to do business.’
‘Very practical and reliable.’
‘What is pleasant about the team is that they are easily approachable, easily stand in for/replace each other, and are easy to contact. They have a pragmatic approach.’
‘Cathelijn Derks is the partner we work with most. She has a good sense of our organisation, and therefore is realistic and pragmatic. She is very oriented towards problem solving for the client with a practical approach. Also, on a personal level, she is a very pleasant person to work with. She feels like an external colleague. She has a lot of experience, which makes her work very efficient.’
‘Strong collaboration with our organisation and strong providers of expertise in the area of employment legislation. Bronsgeest Deur knows our challenges very well and anticipates them from a legal point of view.’
‘In-depth know-how about employment legislation, combined with a strong business sense.’
ICL Europe Coöperatief
Johnson & Johnson
Air Liquide Medical
- Acted as the sole adviser of Essilor Luxottica on all employment aspects of the integration of GrandVision into the client’s organisation, including but not limited to the departure of the board members, harmonisation of employment conditions and policies, and works council/industrial relations matters.
- Advised PAI Partners on the employment aspects of the multi-jurisdictional acquisition of Veonet GmbH and its subsidiaries (including the Eyescan group in the Netherlands), such as the wording of the share purchase agreement and the preparation of retention documents for managers, all in an international context.
- Supported TotalEnergies Gas & Power with the closure of its supply branch in the Netherlands at the end of 2021/beginning of 2022, including managing the co-determination procedures with the works council (and the trade unions), negotiating a social plan and drafting all paperwork to terminate the individual employment agreements.