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Barbara Veldmaat


Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Languages English, Dutch

Barbara Veldmaat practices employment law, with a particular focus on complex reorganisations. She advises (international) companies in relation to outsourcing, reorganisations, dismissals, works council procedures, employment benefits, transfer of undertakings and employment issues relating to mergers and acquisitions. Energy suppliers, metal industry, ICT companies, as well as the offshore industry rely on Barbara's expertise when it comes to restructurings and other collective changes. She takes care of the strategic preparation of negotiations on collective bargaining agreements, severance schemes and social plans and negotiates with unions and works councils.​

Barbara is a member of the Energy Group and in relation hereto advises on reorganisations, health and safety regulations, collective bargaining researches and working hours schemes.​

Furthermore, Barbara regularly publishes and provides lectures relating to various employment issues.

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Barbara Veldmaat is recommended.

The Legal 500, 2019


  • Executive Masterclass Labour Law, Erasmus University
  • Dutch Law, University of Amsterdam
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  • Dutch Employment Law Association (VAAN)
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