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Liber Dock, Marian van Eck, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Marian van Eck

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Liber Dock

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Liber Dock

Marian specialises in emloyee representation, works councils, transfer of undertaking, outsourcing, collective bargaining, individual and collective redundancies, restructuring and social plans (including negotiation), labour disputes, corporate governance and strategic board advice.


Founding Partner at Liber Dock Advocaten
Teacher at Grotius Academy
Guest teacher at Nyenrode Business University
Guest teacher at University of Amsterdam
Board member Stichting Blijdesteyn


In-house counsel at WorldCom Amsterdam (1995-1996)
Advocaat (barrister) at Pot Jonker Advocaten Haarlem (1996-2000)
Advocaat (senior barrister) as of April 2000 at Boekel De Neree (currently Dentons Boekel)
Appointed as Partner at Boekel in November 2003
Section Head of the Employment Department at Boekel as of 2005
Founding Partner of Liber Dock in March 2015

Previous Board member of Toneelgroep Amsterdam
Previous member of several editorials (Sociaal Recht, Tijdschrift voor Arbeid & Onderneming)


Dutch, English


European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Nederland (VAAN)
Business Elle (member and sponsor)
VNO-NCW (member)
Vondelkring Nationale Toneel en Koninklijke Schouwburg (member and sponsor)
Member of the Friends of the Hermitage (member and sponsor)


University of Amsterdam; Master Degree in Dutch law (1994)
University of Kent at Canterbury; diploma in English law with merit(1995)



Within: Employment

Marian van Eck and Boudewijn Kanen jointly head the practice at Liber Dock; Kanen is a certified pension lawyer. Van Eck advised Merck Sharp & Dohme on strategic matters and on the dismissal of one of its vice-presidents, and Kanen assisted Hunkemöller International with restructuring its IT department.

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