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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance

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Amsterdam Employment & Pensions


Today's businesses need specialist employment and pension advice on a wide range of issues covering contentious matters, transactional work, employee consultation or simply in order to keep up with new legislative and case law developments in the Netherlands.

Our employment and pensions group in Amsterdam advises Dutch and foreign companies from all sectors of industry on a wide range of employment and pension issues, including the co-ordination of multi-jurisdictional transactions or projects such as outsourcing or assistance in a reorganisation and collective dismissal.

You can be confident in the comprehensive advisory services offered by our specialist team of dedicated employment and pension lawyers and the ability of the team to work with you on all your employment and pension law related work, which may include issues such as:

  • Employment consultancy, secondment, contracts and other contractual documentation
  • Appointment and dismissal of senior executives
  • Benefit and share option schemes
  • Reorganisations, redundancy and collective dismissals
  • Establishment and separation of pension funds
  • Implementation and amendment of pension arrangements
  • Employment and pension aspects of mergers and acquisitions
  • Transfer of undertakings and outsourcing of services
  • Employee consultation, works council, trade unions and European works council
  • Health and safety
  • Contentious matters
  • Discrimination and equal treatment
  • Work permits and other immigration issues
  • Harmonisation of employment conditions