Eva Knipschild

Eva Knipschild has been working as an attorney for more than 15 years. Her practice covers all aspects of employment law. She advises and litigates in various matters, for example concerning (collective) redundancy, privacy/data protection and employee co-governance law. Eva also regularly offers strategic advice in complex matters and international projects. The rights and obligations in flexible employment relations are an area of special interest to her. As a partner, Eva heads the Employment Law Team together with Chris Nekeman. Besides, she is head of the group of internationally operating employment-law attorneys.

Eva is also an MfN-registered mediator in the field of employment and employee co-governance law. The mediations she handles mainly concern individual and collective employment-law issues and disputes in the field of employee co-governance. Eva is a member of the ZuidAs mediators, a group of experienced attorneys/ buparsiness mediators.

Besides her work as an attorney and mediator Eva regularly publishes and lectures about employment-law topics in the Netherlands and abroad. Eva is editor of the employment law journal JAR. In October 2016 the third edition of her book ‘Arbeidsrecht en mediation’ (Employment Law and Mediation) (Sdu 2016) was published. In addition, Eva writes a monthly column about developments in employment law on MT.nl and she gives lectures on the Work and Security Act that entered into force in 2015. Eva is also a lecturer at JAR Verklaard.

Kennedy Van der Laan:

We are a full-service law firm based in Amsterdam and Eindhoven, and active around the world. We have proven our worth as a trusted legal partner in the fields of technology, finance & insurance, media, fashion & retail, health care & the public sector and real estate & construction. Within these markets, we have a broad clientele and we serve the full spectrum from start-up to multinational. With around 100 attorneys, Kennedy Van der Laan has been a prominent independent law firm in the Netherlands for decades.

Jan Willem de Groot

At the beginning of his career, Jan Willem de Groot studied as a fellow at King’s College, University of London.

Jan Willem’s main practice areas include:

  • commercial litigation and arbitration in The Netherlands
  • IP and IT law
  • and -in general- Dutch business law.

Jan Willem de Groot’s professional experience in these areas and his wealth of contacts puts him in a good position to offer comprehensive and practical legal advice in relation to a range of legal issues.

Firm Overview:

Blenheim is a Netherlands law firm in Amsterdam, Holland, specialized in Dutch corporate law, business law in The Netherlands and matters of international trade under Dutch law. Blenheim’s Dutch attorneys provide a wide range of legal services in Holland regarding real estate, employment law, corporate law, and business law in The Netherlands.

Dirk Daamen

During and after his studies Daamen worked as a legal assistant for the criminal defense lawyers Serge Weening, Sjoerd van Berge Henegouwen and David Moszkowicz. Working for Moszkowicz Advocaten in Maastricht, he was admitted to the bar in 2007. He continued to work there for almost five years. During this period, Daamen focused on criminal cases, including the bigger, complex and controversial ones.

Dirk studied Dutch law at Maastricht University and graduated in 2007 in criminal law and in European law and language studies. He also studied in Italy for a year. In 2015, Dirk completed the Specialisation Criminal Law Programme at the Willem Pompe Institute, therefore he may call himself a criminal law specialist.

Dirk Daamen is a member of the Association of Criminal Cassation Lawyers (VCAS) and a member of the Dutch Association of Defence Counsel (NVSA), the European Criminal Bar Association (ECBA) and the Maastricht Criminologists Club. He is also one of the initiators of the Criminal Law Working Group, affiliated to the Association of Young Lawyers of Maastricht. This working group meets monthly to discuss the latest developments in the field of criminal law. Because he also provides legal assistance to prisoners undergoing life imprisonment, Daamen has joined the ‘Forum Levenslang’ (Life imprisonment Forum).

Sander Schouten

Dutch lawyer Sander Schouten has practiced law in Amsterdam since 2001. He studied Dutch corporate law at the University of Utrecht. Sander has worked with two law firms in Amsterdam before co-founding law firm AMS Advocaten N.V.

Sander both advises and litigates in:

– Dutch employment law
– Dutch corporate law
– Dutch contract law
– Dutch insolvency law and restructuring
– Dutch debt collection

Also, he regularly draws up contracts and general terms and conditions for his clients.

Apart from working as a corporate attorney in The Netherlands, Sander is regularly appointed by the district court in Amsterdam as receiver in insolvencies. In this capacity, he has gained a great deal of experience in insolvency law and is thus well suited to assist in conflicts with receivers, creditors, or to give advice on a reorganization through insolvency.
Sander successfully completed the postgraduate specialization course in Insolvency Law at the Grotius Academy of the University of Nijmegen. He is a member of INSOLAD, the association for Dutch insolvency lawyers, and INSOL Europe.

AMS Advocaten:

Dutch law firm AMS is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Our lawyers have gained a broad experience in advising and litigating for (international) companies and individuals, focusing on contract law, corporate law, insolvency and restructuring, real estate, commercial tenancy law, labour and employment law and construction law. The attorneys are highly involved with their client’s interests and offer a sharp and transparent fee structure.