Kyra Jegen

Kyra Jegen obtained a bachelors degree in Law at Utrecht University. Afterwards she completed a masters degree in Private Law, with a specialization in liablity law at Utrecht University. After obtaining her bachelors and masters dergee in Utrecht, she obtained a masters degree in employment law at Leiden University. During and after her masters degree in Employment Law, Kyra has been working as an education and research staff member at Leiden University. In that context, she was a teacher in the course Employment Law to bachelorstudents.

Kyra has been working as a lawyer at DingemansVanderKind since February 2022. Kyra engages in all aspects of employment law.

Romy Schneider

Romy graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 2018 with a masters in Private law and Employment law. During her studies Romy did internships at the court of Amsterdam and DingemansVanderKind.

Since 2018 Romy worked at a law firm in Amsterdam. She is a lawyer since 2019, specialising in employment law.

As of September 2021 Romy joined DingemansVanderKind. Romy engages in all aspects of employment law. She is a member of the specialist Association for Junior Employment Lawyers (Vereniging voor Jonge Arbeidsrecht Advocaten). 

Robbert-Jan Bree

Robbert-Jan has graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a masters in Private law (commercial law practice) as well as a masters in Labour law at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In 2017, Robbert-Jan coached the Dutch team at the Hugo Sinzheimer Moot Court Competition, an international pleading contest for students in the field of employment law which was held that year in Århus, Denmark. In 2021 Robbert-Jan successfully completed the post-academic specialisation course in employment law at the Grotius Academy (cum laude).

Since February 2016, Robbert-Jan worked as a lawyer at the Employment law department of a large law firm. Robbert-Jan has joined DingemansVanderKind in January 2019.

Robbert-Jan is engaged with all aspects of Employment law, including employment termination law, reorganizations, non-compete clauses and the dismissal of (statutory) directors. He is a member of the Association for Junior Employment Lawyers.

Michelle Kind

Michelle studied law at the University of Amsterdam. After obtaining her bachelor degree, she graduated cum laude in the masters Employment law and Private law at the University of Amsterdam.

During and after her masters she worked for Arbeidsmarktresearch UvA B.V. as a researcher. In that context she contributed as author to Sdu Arbeidsrecht. Michelle also did internships at various law firms in Amsterdam.

Michelle engages in all aspects of employment law. She started working for DingemansVanderKind at the start of 2018.

Maarten Stekelenburg

Maarten Stekelenburg (1990) studied Dutch law at Maastricht University. After graduating his bachelors, Maarten started his masters in Labour law at the University of Amsterdam in 2011. During his masters Maarten worked as a student assistant at the Labour law and Social security law chair group of the University of Amsterdam.

Just before graduating his masters, Maarten studied one semester at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.

Maarten started as a lawyer at a large full service law firm and has been working at DingemansVanderKind since the beginning of 2016. He is engaged with all aspects of employment law and work related privacy law. In addition, Maarten is editor for the Case law employment magazine (RAR) and regularly publishes on employment law issues. In 2019 Maarten successfully completed the post-academic specialisation course in employment law at the Grotius Academy (cum laude).

Maarten is a member of the Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (VAAN).

Inge Hofstee

Inge Hofstee (1968) has been a lawyer since 1994 and joined DingemansVanderKind as a partner in 2016. In addition to regular employment law, she focuses on collective employment law and co-determination law in particular. Inge advises company directors and works councils in complex advisory processes, including corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions. Her objective is to open a dialogue between parties with a view to avoiding litigation wherever possible. This is in harmony with her role as mediator.

Mediation

Inge registered as a mediator with the Dutch Mediators Federation (Mediatorsfederatie Nederland, MfN) in 2009. In this capacity, she mainly mediates in labour and employee participation issues and corporate disputes. Inge is a member of the Dutch Association of Employment Mediators (Vereniging Arbeidsmediators Nederland, VAN). She teaches employment law and co-determination law at various institutes, including the VU Law Academy, Vakmedianet and Permeduc. She frequently writes articles and authored publications including Tekst & Commentaar Wet op de Ondernemingsraden (Text and Commentary on the Dutch Works Councils Act). Inge is a member of the Amsterdam Employment Lawyers Association (Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Amsterdam, VAAA), the Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Nederland, VAAN) and the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA).

Roos Jonkmans

Roos Jonkmans (1988) gained a Bachelor’s degree in Law and Sociology at the University of Amsterdam. After that, she finished the master Private Law at the same university. During her studies she worked as a secretary for a law firm and did several legal internships in Amsterdam. For her master thesis Roos worked for the Court of Amsterdam. In addition, she wrote a thesis about the principle of equal pay for temporary workers.

Roos is involved in all the aspects of employment law. She started working for DingemansVanderKind at the start of 2016. Roos is a member of the specialist Association for Junior Employment Lawyers (Vereniging voor Jonge Arbeidsrecht Advocaten).

Kim Hakvoort

Kim Hakvoort (1987) studied Dutch law at Radboud University Nijmegen. She graduated (cum laude) in Civil law – specialization Employment law – and Criminal law.

Kim is involved in all the aspects of employment law. She started working for DingemansVanderKind at the start of 2013. In 2018 Kim successfully completed the post-academic specialisation course in employment law at the Grotius Academy (cum laude).

Kim is a chairman of the specialist Association for Junior Employment Lawyers (Vereniging voor Jonge Arbeidsrecht Advocaten). She is also a member of the Advisory Board for Legal Practice of the Faculty of Law, Radboud University Nijmegen. Kim lectures at Radboud University of Nijmegen and writes articles regularly.

Kim is a member of the following specialist associations:

  • Association for Junior Employment Lawyers (Vereniging voor Jonge Arbeidsrecht Advocaten)
  • Dutch Employment Law Association (Vereniging voor Arbeidsrecht, VvA)
  • Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Nederland, VAAN)
  • Amsterdam Employment Lawyers Association (Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Amsterdam, VAAA).

Just Janse de Jonge

Just Janse de Jonge (1973) studied Dutch law at the University of Amsterdam, spending one year of his studies at the University of Kent in Canterbury, United Kingdom, with a focus on Anglo-Saxon contract law. After obtaining his degree, Just worked at a medium-sized law firm in Amsterdam for fifteen years, the last seven years of which as a partner. In addition to running an employment law practice, Just frequently contributes to employment law courses, master classes and conferences for institutes including the Centre for Postgraduate Education (Centrum Postdoctoraal Onderwijs) at Radboud University Nijmegen, the VU Law Academy, the Dutch Academy for the Legal Practice (Academie voor de Rechtspraktijk), Kluwer Opleidingen, RPMS conference bureau and the Dutch Bar Association (Orde van Advocaten).

Just joined DingemansVanderKind as a partner in August 2011. He successfully completed the post-academic specialisation course in employment law at the University of Amsterdam.

Just is a member of the following specialist associations:

  • European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
  • Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Nederland, VAAN)
  • Amsterdam Employment Lawyers Association (Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Amsterdam, VAAA)

Ivo Boudrie

Ivo Boudrie (1970) studied Dutch law at Utrecht University.

Early in his legal career Ivo served as counsel of record for VBM/NOV, the largest trade union for defence personnel, in The Hague. He has been practising law since 1999. In previous years he worked in the Employment Law and Employee Participation Practice Group of a large international law firm. Ivo joined DingemansVanderKind as a partner in 2004.

Ivo specialises in individual dismissal law and collective employment law, supervises corporate restructuring and reorganisation processes and frequently represents company directors in dismissal cases. He also advises works councils on employee participation issues.

Ivo successfully completed the post-academic specialisation course in employment law at the Grotius Academy. In addition to running an employment law practice, Ivo frequently contributes to employment law courses for HR officers and lawyers. He lectured at the VU Law Academy in Amsterdam and currently he is teaching at SDU the course Employment and social security.

Mediation

Ivo is registered as a mediator with the Dutch Mediators Federation (Mediatorsfederatie Nederland, MfN). In this capacity, he mainly mediates in labour and employee participation issues and disputes.

He is a member of the following specialist associations:

  • European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
  • Dutch Employment Law Association (VvA)
  • Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (VAAN)
  • Amsterdam Employment Lawyers Association (VAAA)
  • Dutch Corporate Litigation Association (Vereniging Corporate Litigation, VCL)
  • Dutch Association Mediation Lawyers (NVVMA).