Law firm in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

We specialise in Dutch civil law and we are based in Amsterdam and in Naarden, the Netherlands, located near Schiphol Airport (just 10 minutes by car or train). AMS’s highly experienced lawyers both advise and litigate for Dutch and international companies and private individuals. We are committed to providing our clients with not only excellent service, but also cost-effective fee structures.

 

The Lawyers

Practice areas

Dutch corporate law

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Transfer of shares

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Buy out of shareholders in The Netherlands

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Dutch contract law

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Debt collection in The Netherlands

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Dutch insolvency law

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Intellectual Property law in The Netherlands

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Media law

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Dutch employment law

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Dutch commercial tenancy law

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Dutch construction law

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Dutch real property law

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Filing for bankruptcy to dismiss an employee free of charge: abuse of Dutch bankruptcy law?

Employees enjoy dismissal protection under normal circumstances. They cannot simply be dismissed. Moreover, an employee who is not to blame for the dismissal is entitled to a transition payment. This protection is virtually absent in the event of the employer’s bankruptcy. This can lead to the abuse of bankruptcy law. Dutch Insolvency Law Lawyer Marco Guit explains.

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