Our expertise

Employment & Pensions

Our eight-strong team of employment law specialists knows the ropes in the field and advises and litigates on various employment law matters.

Employment & Pensions

In the Dutch Caribbean the relationship between the employer and employee is regulated by a large number of individual sources, such as the Civil Code, separate labor laws and regulations, case law and individual or collective labor agreements.

Our team advises on, amongst other things, (negotiations with) trade unions, collective labor agreements, employment contracts, mass layoffs, reorganisations and individual dismissals, redundancy payments and civil service law.

Article about Employment & Pensions

Our people

Acting as one team, we offer an integrated service throughout the Dutch Caribbean.

Melitza Willems

Associate

Melitza Willems joined VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne as a junior associate in September 2018. She works at the Corporate & Banking section of our firm.

Our People

Sjurdriëlle Osepa

Associate

Sjurdriëlle Osepa started as a junior associate at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne in September 2019. She works at the Corporate & Banking section of our firm in Curacao.

Our People

Sophie van Lint

Senior associate

Sophie van Lint is an expert in the field of employment and public service law, the law of obligations and real estate. She mainly advises and assists governmental bodies and clients in the public sector, for instance in legal proceedings.

Our People

Thies Leijsen

Counsel

Thies Leijsen is an experienced attorney-at-law and head of our Employment & Pensions team.

 

Our People

Daniëlla Engelhardt

Associate

Employment law specialist Daniëlla Engelhardt works at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne since 2014. In this role she advises employers, assists them in legal procedures and offers assistance in negotiations concerning collective labor agreements and the disputes that derive from them.

Our People