Saskia Boonstra – Lawyer
Saskia is a specialist in both employment law and privacy law. She gives legal advice and conducts litigation on a wide range of employment law issues, such as individual and collective dismissal, summary dismissal, transfers of undertaking, terms & conditions of employment, employee participation, equal treatment in the workplace, occupational disability and reintegration and non-competition clauses. Saskia represents employers as well as employees in these cases.
In addition, she also provides legal advice to companies on and compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), privacy statements, data processing agreements, the data breach notification obligation, international personal data transfers and privacy in the workplace.
Saskia’s regular clients include a large number of medium-sized and large national and international companies in a wide range of industries, including aviation, the hotel and catering industry, media and entertainment, the pharmaceutical industry and the retail sector. Her approach is goal-oriented, she does not shy away from creative solutions, and clients appreciate the fact that Saskia is able to empathise with their situation. She is an engaged and pro-active lawyer and the advice she provides is clear and easy to implement in practice.
Saskia graduated cum laude from Utrecht University in 2010. During her studies she spent a semester at the University of Sydney. After graduating, she worked as a lawyer at Pot Jonker Advocaten in Haarlem before joining Labré three years later.
Saskia regularly gives presentations, workshops and lectures on her field of expertise, both in-house and at clients’ offices.
Saskia is currently active in WLN Next, the young lawyers delegation in our international Warwick Legal Network and she is a member of the Association for Young Entrepreneurial Lawyers in Amsterdam. She also provides job application training to young people through Jong Management, an association affiliated to VNO-NCW (Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers).
Mr. Boonstra has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister): Arbeidsrecht (collectief ontslag, Internationaal Arbeidsrecht en medezeggenschap) en ICT-recht (Privacy recht). Based on this registration, she 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.