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Buren

WORLD TRADE CENTER, STRAWINSKYLAAN 1441, TOWER C, LEVEL 14, 1077 XX AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 333 8390
Fax:
Fax +31 20 333 8399
Email:
Web:
www.burenlegal.com
Amsterdam, The Hague
Buren, Joost Quant, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Joost Quant

Tel:
Work +31 20 333 8390
Email:
Buren

Work Department

Corporate and Employment and Benefits

Position

With years of experience, Joost specializes in corporate law aspects of labour law. In addition, he advises (boards of) companies and institutions on strategic issues and media- sensitive topics.

Career

In 1993, Joost graduated from the University of Leiden in Civil- and Corporate Law and studied at Emory University Atlanta, USA. He has worked as a lawyer since 1994. In 2006 he successfully completed his post-graduate specialization course in employment law (PALA). After a intermezzo in international business, he has worked as a lawyer in the fields of labour law and employee participation law since 2004.

Languages

Dutch and English

Member

Membership of professional organisations
• VAAN (the Dutch association of labour law lawyers);
• VvA (the Dutch labour law association);
• VAAA (the Dutch association of labour law lawyers, Amsterdam).

Education

In 1993, Joost graduated from the University of Leiden in Civil- and Corporate Law and studied at Emory University Atlanta, USA. He has worked as a lawyer since 1994. In 2006 he successfully completed his post-graduate specialization course in employment law (PALA). After a intermezzo in international business, he has worked as a lawyer in the fields of labour law and employee participation law since 2004.


Netherlands

Employment

Within: Employment

The team at Buren is headed by Suzan van de Kam, who acted for Coty on the Dutch employment aspects of its €13bn acquisition of certain beauty brands from Procter & Gamble. She also advised Medux, Sime Darby Group and Marsh on reorganisations. Jan Holthuis assisted Damen Shipyards with the employment aspects of its China operation; Joost Quant and Damiën Berkhout are also recommended.

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