Employment law

Judith Schulp




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About Judith

Judith Schulp specializes in the areas of employment termination law (collective and individual), reorganizations, dismissals (and buy-outs) of directors, corporate governance, fraud, employee co-determination, transfers of undertakings, disputes with shareholders and cross-border labor. Judith frequently advises on and handles disputes regarding co-determination and collective employment contracts. She regularly litigates before courts and arbitrators and also sits as arbitor herself. Since 2020, Judith is also a deputy judge at the Court of Appeal of Arnhem-Leeuwarden.

Judith does pro bono work for the IMC Weekend School and dance4life. In addition, she is a member of the board of representatives (college van afgevaardigden) of The Netherlands Bar (Nederlandse orde van advocaten (NOvA)), a supervisory board member of VluchtelingenWerk Nederland and Koninklijk Theater Carré. Judith speaks often at seminars, publishes regularly and is a co-author of Vademecum Burgerlijk Procesrecht Arbeidszaken, a handbook on civil procedural law in employment cases.

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Chambers (2022): "Judith Schulp is praised by one client who says that she is "highly responsive and fast in creating a plan," and adds that "she is always there for me." She advises clients on a wide array of post-M&A employment law matters."
Legal 500 (2022): "Very driven and highly professional, in comparison to others Lexence is always at hand to aid and support us with highly practical and solid advice. Great knowledge of the latest trends and precedents compared with high integrity, a fair price and a very flexible attitude towards solving problems and finding opportunities."
Legal 500 (2021): "They have a very good understanding of our business and the implications with regard to employment law-related matters within our company."
Chambers (2021): "Judith Schulp's tenacity is acknowledged by market commentators, one commenting that 'she's a good litigator and never gives up.' Her remit covers TUPE issues, dismissals and reorganisations."
Chambers (2020): "Judith Schulp represents clients in negotiations with unions and work councils, as well as large-scale dismissals. She also assists employees with high-value remuneration proceedings. According to market commentators, Schulp is "really good and she knows negotiations."
Legal 500 (2020): "The team is pragmatic, business savvy and highly effective."
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