Anita de Jong | Amsterdam | Hogan Lovells

Anita de Jong

Senior Counsel Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment


English, Dutch, German

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Anita de Jong
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'She has a fantastic ability to guide meetings and explain matters in a clear, non-legal language,'


Anita de Jong is particularly interested in issues where employment law and company law overlap. She focuses in particular on the employment law consequences of takeovers and outsourcing (including harmonization of employment conditions), dismissal law, non-compete conflicts, integrity issues, and privacy in the workplace. Furthermore, she handles major litigation cases.

Anita is named as a leading individual in the European Legal 500 and Chambers. Clients describe Anita as "decisive and strong" and "quick and pragmatic". 

Anita is a member of the HR Expert Committee of Platform Outsourcing Nederland and an external member of the delegation of PKN (Dutch Protestant Churches) which negotiates the employment conditions of reverends.

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Practice head Anita de Jong is ‘razor-sharp and a lawyer who dares to 'take a position'

Representative experience

Advising national and international clients on the employment consequences of first generation Outsourcing as well as second and further generation Outsourcing.

Advising consulting companies on up or out situations and reaching amicable settlements in these case.

Succesfully representing IT-companies in litigation with prior service providers who claimed a transfer of undertaking after termination of an outsourcing contract. 

Advice on the enforceability of non-compete agreements, both on behalf of the old an the new employer and the employee. 

Advising and coordinating a restructuring involving 14 European jurisdictions including advice on collective dismissal and cross border aspects.

Advising members of the Management Board of a Dutch energy company to protect their collective and individual interests in light of the sale and transfer of the company to a competitor.

Advising on the strategic aspects of envisaged collective dismissals, on employee consultation, retention arrangements, dismissal proceedings and reaching amicable settlements with employees etc.


  • University of Utrecht, 1985
  • Dutch Bar Association
  • International Bar Association European Employment Lawyers Association
  • Association of Employment Lawyers in the greater Amsterdam Area
  • Dutch Employment Law Association
  • Member of Platform Outsourcing Nederland
  • Member of the Curriculum Committee of the Law Firm School
  • Member of the Board of advisors of the postgraduate Magna Charta employment law course


Information Technology (Netherlands), Recommended

Legal 500 EMEA

Band 4

Chambers & Partners