Priscilla de Leede

Priscilla advises employers and works councils regarding dismissal and employee participation

Priscilla de Leede advises both Dutch and foreign companies on all aspects of employment law. She litigates and negotiates for companies in issues regarding dismissal, restructuring, non-compete disputes, contracts, and the position of directors. Her special focus is on works councils for whom she regularly provides training courses. Priscilla publishes on a wide variety of topics within the field of employment and corporate law, such as employee illness, corporate immigration, and the posting of workers.

And besides…
Priscilla loves sports, such as hockey and running.

Specialisms

  • Employment Law
  • Dismissal Law
  • Works Council

Specialist memberships

  • Dutch Bar Association
  • Employment Law Association
  • Young Employment Lawyers Association

Training

  • 2016 Master Private Law, Utrecht University
  • 2016 Master Law & Business, Utrecht University
  • 2013 LL.B., Utrecht University
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Publications by Priscilla de Leede

Priscilla de Leede regularly writes about current legal developments. Below is an overview of her blogs, newsletters, books and articles.

  • Employment law and dismissal

Statutory minimum wage as of 1 January 2022

14 December 2021

As of 1 January 2022, the statutory minimum wage and minimum youth wage will be increased. What are the new amounts of the minimum wage?

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  • Expats
  • Employment law and dismissal

Female expats in the Netherlands

2 December 2021

Taking on a job in the Netherlands can be challenging for international newcomers in many ways, but especially for female expats: You have to get used to a new workplace, a different culture, and different customs. On top of that, the needs of your family have to be met. In order to relieve at least some of this stress, we will highlight the most important legal obligations of Dutch employers towards their female employees, including female expats.

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  • Employment law and dismissal

Personnel: Statutory minimum wage

22 November 2021

The statutory minimum wage and minimum youth wage change every six months. What are the new amounts as of 1 January 2022?

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  • Employment law and dismissal

Equality in the workplace: Taking care of female employees

21 October 2021

What must employers keep in mind regarding a work culture where everyone feels comfortable? What are the legal rights of pregnant employees and employees with children? Our lawyers Eileen Pluijm and Priscilla de Leede answer these questions in their article in Lady Justice, the magazine of the Women Lawyers Section of Primerus.

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  • Employment law and dismissal

Three important topics to include in your employment contract under Dutch, US and UK law

15 July 2021

In the last issue of Stare Decisis, Priscilla de Leede of Russell Advocaten, Mary Edenfield of Mateer Harbert and Ed Belam of Marriott Harrison discuss the most important topics to include in your employment contracts regarding the termination of the contract. There are some important differences to take into account!

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  • Employment law and dismissal

Statutory minimum wage as of 1 July 2021

2 June 2021

As of 1 July 2021, the statutory minimum wage and minimum youth wage will be increased. What are the new amounts of the minimum wage?

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  • Expats
  • Employment law and dismissal

17 June 2021: Employment Webinar “Tricky sickness issues”

17 June 2021

If your employee reports sick, this may raise many difficult questions. What are your reintegration obligations during the sick leave period? What are you allowed to record about your sick employee with regard to the privacy legislation? We answered these and other questions during a webinar. Watch the video!

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  • Works Council
  • Employment law and dismissal

Works council

4 May 2021

Is there already a works council in your company? Are you a member of your company’s works council? What are the advantages of having a works council in your company? Jan Dop and Priscilla C.X. de Leede explain the role of the works council and give an overview of the works council’s most important rights.

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