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Work +31 20 333 1020
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Fax +31 20 333 1029
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www.hdkadvocaten.nl
HDK Advocaten, Michiel Koole, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Michiel Koole

Tel:
Work +31203331020
Email:
HDK Advocaten

Work Department

Employment

Position

Michiel is a pragmatic and very experienced, all round employment lawyer with special focus on areas such as non compete matters, employees’ participation and issues relating to (statutory) directors and managers.

Career

Michiel is a partner of HDK Attorneys at Law since 2016.

Languages

Dutch, English, German

Member

  • The Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (VAAN)
  • The Amsterdam Employment Lawyers Association (VAAA)

Education

Michiel studied law at the University of Groningen and was sworn in as a lawyer in 2003. In 2011 Michiel completed his post-academic specialization course in employment law. Besides his work as an attorney, Michiel annotates legal decisions, contributes to employment law handbooks and is a frequent speaker at seminars.


Netherlands

Employment

Within: Employment

Consistently acting for high-profile clients on reorganisations and in litigation, ‘pragmatic, highly experienced’ employment boutique HDK Advocaten also advises domestic and international law firms on the employment aspects of cross-border M&A. Honeywell and Cimpress instructed the team on contentious and non-contentious matters. The ‘very senior, proficient, service-orientedJuliette Huyzer leads the group; Michiel Koole is ‘very patient and level-headed’.

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