About Judith Schulp

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 is also an active mediator.

Judith does pro bono work for the IMC Weekend School, Valid Express 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 board member of the Amsterdam Grachtenfestival, and 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.

Judith has been with Lexence since 2008. She started her career as an M&A lawyer and switched to employment law in 1997. Judith was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 1994.

Chambers (2018)
''Judith Schulp is experienced handling the employment aspects of corporate transactions, as well as overseeing restructuring and internal fraud investigations. Clients highlight her 'technical and commercial knowledge' and appreciate her 'hands-on' work ethic.''
  • Legal 500 (2020): "The team is pragmatic, business savvy and highly effective"

  • Chambers (2019): "One client draws attention to the lawyers' excellence in respect to both litigation and negotiations. The same client remarks: 'They are proactive in terms of informing us of the latest legal developments. They are very responsive, quick and have in-depth knowledge of employment law'. The lawyers also earn praise from interviewees for being 'extremely quick in their responses, candid in their opinions and flexible in terms of understanding what is appropriate for each situation'."

  • Legal 500 (2019): "The practice at Lexence 'can handle complex cases quickly and effectively' and is also valued for having 'an innovative and entrepreneurial' approach. Judith Schulp's expertise spans areas including collective and individual employment terminations, reorganizations and the removals of directors and other senior employees. [...]"

  • Chambers (2018): "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'."

  • Legal 500 (2018): "Providing 'quick, accurate, to-the-point' advice, Lexence’s team is headed by Judith Schulp and Mark Keuss."

  • Chambers (2017): "Clients appreciate that Judith Schulp is 'easy to work with, open to suggestions and has the ability to explain technical terms in understandable terms'. She has notable experience of corporate M&A transactions and assists clients across the spectrum of related employment law issues as well as fraud and compliance matters."

  • Legal 500 (2017): "Lexence’s practice, which is especially strong in large-scale reorganisations and collective dismissals, is headed by Judith Schulp and Mark Keuss."