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HERENGRACHT 584, 1017 CJ AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 521 0690
Fax:
Fax +31 20 521 0699
Email:
Web:
www.vestius.com
Vestius, Bart de Vroe, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Bart de Vroe

Tel:
Work +31 20 5210 697
Email:
Vestius

Work Department

Employment law

Position

Bart specializes in employment law, both contentious and non-contentious. His work includes redundancies, works council matters, executive remuneration including CRD IV requirements. He also advises on the employment aspects of corporate transactions (transfer of undertakings). Bart mainly represents companies (listed and not listed).

Career

Bart worked for Stibbe for many years (1996-2005). In 2005 he joined Vestius as a partner.

Languages

Dutch, English, German

Member

Member of the specialist Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (VAAN), the Employers Lawyers Association for Amsterdam (VAAA) and the European Employment Law Association (EELA).

Education

Bart studied law at the University of Amsterdam (graduated in 1996).


Netherlands

Employment

Within: Employment

Vestius is valued not only for its 'deep practice knowledge and focus on creative solutions' but also for its 'great understanding of the human factor'. The practice's client list is made up of public and private SMEs and the likes of Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Sandvik, and Max Bögl. In recent work, the team advised ANP when it was sold to Talpa Network, assisting on various negotiations including with the works council. Managing partner Bart de Vroe, Michiel van Haelst, and Bas Derhaag head up the team, while three lawyers including Henk Brat joined from LEXSIGMA Advocaten.

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