Name: Eva Knipschild
Firm Name: Kennedy Van der Laan
Country: Netherlands
Expertise: Mediation

Telephone: +31 20 5506 840
Fax: +31 20 5506 777
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

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 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.