Employment and benefits law

The employment & benefits team litigate and advise focusing on collective employment law, reorganizations, co-determination and collective bargaining agreement issues. Our clients are predominantly national and international companies, but we regularly advise statutory directors and high-level executives. Their advisory services cover pension law as well as the traditional employment and benefits law.

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International listings

Chambers (2018): Robust national offering active on large reorganisation and rationalisation procedures. Advises on collective labour agreements, compliance mandates, dismissals and redundancies. Maintains a focus on the security, healthcare, energy and financial services sectors. Growing engagement with internal fraud investigations through a collaborative effort launched with Hoffmann and GGN. Clients highlight the firm's "unique approach and broad knowledge," saying: "They know how to deal with the law but can also handle matters in a unique and creative way and are transparent in outlining risks and opportunities." Others describe the service as "precise and quick."

Chambers (2017): Clients commend the team's approach to client service, as well as its awareness of the most current changes in the market, saying: "They are to the point, quick to respond and provide a high quality service. They are always on top of the newest developments."

Legal 500 (2017): Lexence’s practice, which is especially strong in large-scale reorganizations and collective dismissals, is headed by Judith Schulp and Mark Keuss. Redundancy specialist Floor Damen is "driven, result-oriented and creative".

Chambers (2016): "The team helps us reach practical and pragmatic business solutions. It's always quick to follow up on our questions. We have had a long-term relationship and it has displayed consistent performance over the years." "Lexence has a strong team that works well together."​