Ms Muriel Middeldorp > Pot Jonker Advocaten > Haarlem, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Pot Jonker Advocaten
Nieuwe Gracht 124
2011 NM Haarlem

Work Department

Employement Law


Managing Partner Pot Jonker Advocaten/Senior Partner Employment Team


Muriel Middeldorp is trusted advisor to HR professionals at (mainly) multinational companies and is active as a MfN certified mediator. Her special areas of interest are transfer of undertaking and all issues related to the dual position of managing directors. Muriel has additional positions as a Deputy Cantonal Court Judge at the District Court and as a Disciplinary Judge at the Disciplinary Board (for lawyers), both in Amsterdam.


Dutch and English (fluent), French and German (passive)


– The Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (VAAN)
– The Employment Lawyers Association (VvA)
– The Employment Lawyers Association in Amsterdam region (VAAA)
– The Mediation Association for Employment Law (VAN)
– The Mediation Association for Lawyers (NVVMA)
– The Mediation Association for certified Mediators (MfN)
– The Mediation Association (NVM).


– Master’s Degree in Dutch law (University of Leiden, 1989)
– Postgraduate Programme Employment law (Grotius Academy 2000) – cum laude
– Postgraduate Course Employment law (Erasmus University 2010) – cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Employment

Haarlem-based firm Pot Jonker Advocaten advises multinationals on employment issues related to their Dutch operations and is skilled at handling both advisory and litigation work. In addition to domestic employment advice, the team also advises on cross-border matters, and has handled several notable whistleblower and dismissal cases. Practice head Muriel Middeldorp is a key name for transfer of undertaking issues, as well as matters involving dual positions of managing directors. Hester Tonino combines her expertise in healthcare, privacy, and employment to advise healthcare institutions on issues such as discrimination or negotiations with works councils. Martyn Top focuses on reorganisations, the termination of employment agreements, and employee participation.