Brigit van de Ven-Meier
Lawyer partner Employment Law
Brigit has been an attorney for more than 20 years and specializes in employment law. After having been part of the employment law section of Nysingh Advocaten, she switched to (the predecessor of) Milestone Advocaten, where she has been one of the partners since 2018.
Brigit works for non-profit employers, such as healthcare organizations and cultural institutions, as well as for employers in the commercial sector. In addition, she assists employees, including directors. It is precisely this varied representation of interests that ensures that Brigit can quickly and excellently connect with her client, and that she is also able to see through the other party.
The fact that Brigit has been the interlocutor for various organizations on employment law issues for many years, also on a strategic level, is significant. She is committed to achieving the best result for her clients. Clients describe her as a solution-oriented, accessible and committed lawyer with a clear communication style.
In addition to conducting an advisory practice, Brigit has extensive litigation experience. She focuses on employment law in the broadest sense of the word and deals with subjects as dismissal, non-competition clauses, reintegration in case of incapacity for work, reorganizations, transfer of undertaking, employee participation law and flexible employment relationships.
Together with her colleagues, Brigit is also actively engaged in sharing knowledge: regular meetings are organized for clients on current affairs in the field of employment law. These knowledge sessions are also given to clients ‘in house’.
In 2008 Brigit successfully completed the Post-Academic Course in Employment Law (PALA) at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. She is a member of the Association of Employment Law Lawyers of the Netherlands (VAAN) and the Association of Employment Lawyers of the Central Netherlands (VAAMN).
Brigit has registered the following (principal) legal practice area in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister): employment law.
Based on this registration, she is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in the registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.