All Palthe Oberman lawyers are specialists in employment law with extensive experience in giving advice and solving conflicts in this area. We handle cases concerning dismissal, collective redundancy, incapacity for work, employment contracts, employment conditions and amendments to them, non-compete and business relations clauses, transfer of undertaking, holidays and leave, unsatisfactory performance procedures, training, pre-employment screening and the Work and Security Act.
Public service law
We advise diverse administrative bodies on public service law. Our in-house experts specialise in the following areas: appointment and dismissal, unsatisfactory performance procedures, disciplinary measures and the Government Information (Public Access) Act. We also assist individual civil servants engaged in a conflict with their employer.
Directors, Supervisory Boards and Boards of Directors
We regularly act as an advisor or sparring partner for managing and statutory directors. We also advise Supervisory Boards and Boards of Directors. Frequently recurring topics include appointments and dismissal, remuneration policy, management agreements, board regulations, contractual severance schemes, Senior Officials in the Public and Semi-Public Sector (Standards for Remuneration) Act and officers’ liability.
Collective employment law/ Employee’s participation right
Our lawyers have comprehensive knowledge and experience in the area of collective employment law and employee’s participation rights. We advise both employers and works councils on the application of the Works Councils Act (WOR), including the right to be consulted and the right of consent of the works council. We assist employers when consulting trade unions on entering into and applying collective agreements and redundancy packages. Our firm also has special expertise in the area of the right to strike.
We advise partnerships and individual partners on the legal aspects of their collaboration. Frequently recurring topics include dissolution of the partnership agreement, termination and squeeze-out, conflicts regarding valuation of the goodwill and incapacity for work. Furthermore we have comprehensive experience with conducting arbitration proceedings.
The medical sector
Our firm has another distinctive speciality: employment relationships in the medical sector. We advise hospitals, partnerships, cooperative associations, individual partners and Medical Staff Associations.
More information?All lawyers of our firm specializing in labor law. We have extensive experience in providing employment law advice and resolving employment disputes.
Ranking in the Legal 500
We are proud of our ranking in the legal 500! We want to thank all our clients for their valuable input.
Employment Law Overviews 2019-2020 Global Edition
L&E GLOBAL's Employment Law Overviews 2019-2020 Global Edition is available!
Webinar Brexit and the Impact on Immigration
On 2 April 2019, L&E Global presented its webinar 'Brexit and the Impact on Immigration', as part of the L&E Global webinar series. In this webinar, the speakers discussed the various (departure) scenarios that currently lie before us. The speakers gave practical tips and advice and they have addressed the Brexit from the perspective of several countries, including the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
L&E Global Employment Law Tracker March 2019
Palthe Oberman is pleased to present you with the most recent Employment Law Tracker consisting of employment law updates of all firms connected to the L&E Global Network for March 2019.
Ranking Chambers Europe 2019
The new ranking in the 2019 edition of Chambers Europe is published! With (much) pride we share our position in band 3.
L&E Global Employment Law Tracker February 2019
Palthe Oberman is pleased to present you with the most recent Employment Law Tracker consisting of employment law updates of all firms connected to the L&E Global Network for February 2019.
Brexit and the consequences for employers and employees
On 30 March 2019 the United Kingdom (UK) will in all likelihood no longer be part of the EU. In this article we will discuss a number of significant Brexit consequences for employers and employees. The focus will be on the right of British citizens to reside and work in the Netherlands.
L&E Global Employment Law Tracker January 2019
Palthe Oberman is pleased to present you with the most recent Employment Law Tracker consisting of employment law updates of all firms connected to the L&E Global Network for January 2019.
Standards for Remuneration Act maximisation and granting of both transition payment and fair remuneration
Trustee requests granting of both transition payment and fair remuneration. Is cumulation possible, having regard to the maximum remuneration under the Standards for Remuneration Act?