Firing employees and contractors: The basics

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Dismissing employees and contractors: The legal basics

Join us, May 11th, for a webinar that will cover the legal basics of firing employees and independent contractors. Martyn Top and Manon Vermeulen, of Höcker Advocaten, will walk you through:

  • Grounds for termination
  • Severance
  • Negotiation strategies
  • Court proceedings

The approach of this session is practical and to-the-point, with plenty of opportunity to ask questions.


  • Martyn Top, partner employment law: Martyn is a tenacious and experienced attorney, at his best in crunch situations. He has a desire to really get to know his clients and come to understand what it is that drives them, before proceeding to then move mountains on their behalf. Martyn is able to present a solution in the intricate disputes that can arise between employees and their employers, e.g. in dismissal cases, company restructuring and employee participation matters. Has been working in employment law as from 2004.
  • Manon Vermeulen, junior lawyer employment law: Driven, committed, open and enthusiastic, Manon loves it when there is no fixed answer and knows how to get to logical and understandable solutions in those cases. Is committed to making justice more accessible and worked to do so in Amsterdam’s Legal Aid Center.


Höcker Advocaten, TNW-partner, is an Amsterdam-based law firm that offers services in Corporate Law, Employment Law, Intellectual Property Law, IT law, Media and Marketing Law and dispute resolution. Höcker regularly organizes webinars about relevant topics related to Employment Law. 


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