Employment law & reorganisation

Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh will successfully guide you through complex employment law processes including: restructuring, staff redeployment, the acquisition or transfer of business activities and related employee participation issues. In conjunction with our clients, our labour law specialists create the new, state-of-the-art solutions that are needed in a modern - digital and cross-border - economy characterised by rapid change and flexibility. 

Our combination of passion, high-quality professional knowledge, expertise and experience is apparent in our handling of highly complex court proceedings. We have achieved numerous, successful results for our clients in leading cases involving employee participation (works councils), dismissal (collective and individual), collective agreements and pensions (including operating margin provisions), fraud, directors‘ remuneration, intimidation and governance.

"Team members are highly skilled and are clearly enjoying working together and complement each other" - Legal 500, 2020.

Recent matters

Successfully represented a large housing association against claims based on discrimination.

Advising a major industrial equipment supplier in products and solutions preventing explosions of hazardous substances and heat-tracing, in claw back litigation vis-a-vis a former MT member.

Advised ARS Traffic & Transport Technology, specialist in traffic and transport technology solutions for private and public organisations, implementing a collective reorganization.

Advising the board of an industry-level pension fund in a dispute with its former pension implementing authority.

Advised a global, US-based speciality chemical company, regarding employment law questions – both in anticipation of the Chapter 11 and signing of the RSA – regarding cross-border restructuring, transfer of undertaking and reorganisation.

Advised a major Dutch defence, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate, in a management crisis.

Successfully represented an academic health science centre at the Enterprise Chamber of the Court of Amsterdam against the works council’s appeal.

Advised a Dutch retail operator, servicing global clothing brand Levi-Strauss on an integral change of management.

Advising Pensioenfonds voor de Houtverwerkende Industrie en Jachtbouw, a sectoral pension fund, in a dispute with one of its categorical members regarding compliance with the collective arrangements.

Advised a large nursing and social care provider on various collective claims and successfully represented them in various dismissal cases.

Other areas of expertise

"Team members are highly skilled and are clearly
enjoying working together and complement
each other" - Legal 500, 2020.