Wietje advises national and international companies and litigates on Dutch employment and labour law issues, in particular:
- global mobility
- employment agreements
- employment manuals
- (collective) termination(s) of employment
- employee consultation procedures
- collective bargaining agreements
- confidentiality and non-compete covenants
- transfer of undertaking (TUPE)
- employee benefit schemes
- stock (option) schemes
- commission contracts
- directors, management and agency agreements
- pension schemes
- equal treatment, etc.
Wietje has extensive experience in corporate law matters.
Wietje advises national and international companies on privacy in the workplace and data protection, including:
- international transfer of personal data (SCC, BCR and Privacy EU-VS Shield)
- personnel tracking system (monitoring)
- data breaches
- the General Data Protection Regulation
- General Data Protection Regulation (Implementation) Act
- notification to the Personal Data Protection Authority, etc.
Wietje has been a lawyer since 1990. She previously worked at Barents Krans and VMW Taxand.
Wietje is a Member of the American Bar Association, the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA), the Dutch Association for Privacy Law (VPR – Vereniging voor Privacy Recht) and the Dutch Association for Employment and Labour Law (VvA – Vereniging voor Arbeidsrecht) and was Vice-President and President of the Labour Law Commission of the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (AIJA) from 2002 to 2005.
Other activities and Publications
She regularly speaks, lectures and publishes on employment and labour law topics and privacy and data protection law subjects. Her past publications include annual contributions on Dutch labour law to ‘and ‘International Labor & Employment Laws’ of the American Bar Association and “The Littler Mendelson Guide to International Employment and Labor Law”.
She lectures each year about “Misconduct, investigations and privacy at the workplace” at the postgraduate programme of the VU Law Academy of the Law Faculty of the VU University at Amsterdam.
In London and elsewhere, she also teaches Dutch employment and labour law during seminars for groups of international HR managers or special in-house courses for HR or management teams several times a year. Next thereto, she holds several advisory positions.
Wietje de Muinck Keizer has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister): employment law and privacy law.
Based on this registration, she is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.