AREAS OF FOCUS

MR. B.A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ) assists both employers and employees in a wide range of employment matters, among which the following practice areas: a) draft and review employment agreements under Dutch employment law, for instance regarding employment agreement for a fixed term, probationary period, notice period, non-competition clause, holidays, bonus scheme, option plan, and managing directors of Dutch companies; b) draft and review employee handbooks; c) collective labor agreements in The Netherlands; d) termination of the employment agreement, redundancies, severance packages, in case of termination by mutual consent, termination proceedings before the Dutch courts, termination of employment under Dutch law for urgent cause, or dismissals of managing directors in The Netherlands and discharge litigation; e) unilateral change of conditions of employment; f) disputes regarding (unreasonable) dismissals under Netherlands law, business reorganizations and collective dismissals in The Netherlands; g) social plan under employment law in The Netherlands; h) employment aspects of the acquisition of a Dutch business; i) transfer of undertaking under Dutch law; j) foreign employees in The Netherlands – expats in Holland.- cross-border employment matters in The Netherlands; k) negotiations with Dutch trade unions and works councils; l) work place compliance (e.g. illness or other incapacity for work, back wages, discrimination or employee evaluations).