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As a partner and head of the employment practice in Amsterdam, Anita de Jong is particularly interested in issues where employment law and company law overlap. She focuses in particular on the employment-law consequences of takeovers and outsourcing (including harmonization of employment conditions), dismissal law, non-compete conflicts, integrity issues and privacy in the workplace. Furthermore, she handles major litigation cases.

Anita is named as a leading individual in the European Legal 500 and Chambers. Clients describe Anita as “decisive and strong” and “quick and pragmatic”.

Anita de Jong regularly publishes articles in specialist and scientific journals and contributes to textbooks on employment-law related subjects. In addition, she speaks at national and international conferences. Anita is giving lectures for the post graduate employment program of the Universities of Tilburg and Maastricht as well as the Academy for Law Practitioners. Furthermore, Anita is a member of the HR Expert Committee of Platform Outsourcing Nederland and member of the Internal Complaint Committee of Stedelijk Museum (museum of modern art) in Amsterdam.


University of Utrecht, 1985


Dutch,English, German


Dutch Bar Association; International Bar Association European Employment Lawyers Association; Association of Employment Lawyers in the greater Amsterdam Area; Dutch Employment Law Association

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Information technology

Hogan Lovells International LLP‘s IT and outsourcing practice has notable expertise in data protection and cybersecurity issues at a national and international level combined with IP and litigation knowledge; Ruud van der Velden is well versed in IT-related disputes. Group head Joke Bodewits has an established track record in the data privacy realm, especially regarding high-risk data processing matters. Anita de Jong is also a notable name in this area.

Netherlands > Employment

Anita de Jong manages the employment law practice at Hogan Lovells International LLP, which is particularly focused on the TMT, automotive, banking and insurance sectors. The team receives a large number of mandates from its international network, and as such has a client base predominantly consisting of large multinationals. Associate  Koos Janssen is recommended for dispute resolution matters, particularly involving collective dismissals, employment benefits, and non-compete agreements.