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Clifford Chance strengthens its Employment & Pensions practice with the hire of Astrid van Ommeren as Counsel in Amsterdam

2 October 2023

Clifford Chance strengthens its Employment & Pensions practice with the hire of Astrid van Ommeren as Counsel in Amsterdam

International law firm Clifford Chance welcomes Astrid van Ommeren as Counsel into its Employment & Pensions practice in Amsterdam. Astrid joined Clifford Chance in 2022 (on an interim basis) and brings over 20 years of experience.

Astrid has extensive experience advising multinationals and investors on their strategic and high-profile employment matters, such as board room advice, remuneration, reorganisations, investigations, diversity & inclusion, litigation and the employment aspects of M&A transactions, including negotiations with works councils and trade unions, pensions and incentive plan design.

Floris van de Bult, Partner, Head of the Amsterdam Employment & Pensions group and Co-head of the Global Employment practice: "We are delighted to have Astrid join our fast-growing Employment team in Amsterdam. She is an all-rounded lawyer with a strong set of skills and expertise, which fits perfectly with the breadth and complexity of the work we undertake for our clients, ranging between employment litigation, advisory work, and cross-practice work."

Titus de Vries, Amsterdam Managing Partner: "Astrid is a great addition to our team. Her hire supports our growth ambitions for the Employment & Pensions practice in the Netherlands and globally and allows us to continue delivering first-class strategic, integrated and global advice to our clients."

Astrid comments: "I am proud to be part of such a talented and motivated team, within an energetic and entrepreneurial firm with a true culture of collaboration. I look forward to contributing to the growth of the Employment & Pensions practice and to working on high-profile cases."