Ron Andriessen – Partner
Ron advises businesses on matters including transfers of undertaking, outsourcing, collective dismissal, harmonisation of terms and conditions of employment, non-competition clauses and employee participation. He also provides legal advice on individual dismissal cases and litigates such cases, for employers as well as employees.
Ron’s regular clients include a number of large and medium-sized international companies, such as Dell, Aurelius and Quest, and he has gained considerable experience in adapting Dutch challenges into solutions that can be understood by foreign stakeholders. Furthermore, Ron also advises a large number of large and medium-sized Dutch companies, including Transavia, Colliers, The Society Shop and Holland & Barrett.
Ron adopts a practical approach to his work, with direct contact and clear advice that is of immediate use to his clients. Ron always seeks to unearth the question behind the question so as to be able to offer the very best solution. His clients appreciate this accessible and dynamic approach, which is why Ron is a great source of information for many of his regular clients’ HR staff and a sparring partner for decision makers.
Ron graduated from the HEAO (Higher Economic and Administrative Education) in 1996, having specialised in Human Resources Management and Management, Economics and Law, after which he read law at VU Amsterdam, from which he graduated in 1999. After working as an employment lawyer and Senior Counsel at Boekel De Nerée (now Dentons Boekel) for 10 years, he joined Labré in 2009.
Ron completed the PALA postgraduate course in Dutch Employment Law. He is a member of the European (EELA), Dutch (VAAN) and Amsterdam (VAAA) Employment Lawyers Associations.
Ron regularly gives presentations, workshops and lectures on his field of expertise at clients’ offices, for instance. Moreover, together with Labré, he organises seminars on relevant employment law topics.
Ron is a member of the redundancy plan complaints committee at Kas Bank N.V. and chairman of the redundancy plan complaints committee at Boehringer Ingelheim.
Mr. Andriessen has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister): Arbeidsrecht. Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.