About Arbeidsrecht Amsterdam

Arbeidsrecht Amsterdam is an initiative of law firm Kouvarnta, the founder of which is Janna Kouvarnta. In 2018, Janna Kouvarnta set up Arbeidsrecht Amsterdam to be able to help clients based in and around Amsterdam. For more than 12 years, Janna Kouvarnta has gained experience in employment law with her advice and litigation practice.

Janna Kouvarnta assists companies, individuals and expats in a variety of employment law cases. An excellent personal approach at low cost sets this law firm apart from the rest.

The lawyer’s job is to keep you as well informed as possible about the latest laws and regulations, to map out your legal position and to determine the strategy to be followed, to advise you and to litigate where necessary. The focus is on the possibilities for you.

Answers to employment law questions

Janna Kouvarnta can answer questions about, among other things, employment contracts, changes to terms of employment, collective agreements, termination agreements, termination of the employment contract, summary dismissal, non-compete clauses, non-solicitation clauses, transition allowance, equitable compensation, holidays and leave, sickness and incapacity for work, reintegration in the case of sickness, equal treatment and discrimination laws, unilateral amendment of the employment contract, the Working Hours Act, the Adjustment of Working Hours Act, the Work and Care Act, the Employment Act for Foreign Nationals, the Sickness Act, WIA (Work and Income (Capacity for Work) Act), employer and employee liability, suspensions and warnings. Janna Kouvarnta aims for the best possible result for you!

Bachelor’s degree: Law and European studies
Master’s degree: International and European Law

Work areas
Legal areas: employment law, rental law, and social security law (Sickness Law, WIA, Wajong (Act on the provision of incapacity benefit to disabled young people))

Company data:
Law firm Kouvarnta
Website: https://www.advocatenkantoorkouvarnta.nl
Website: https://www.arbeidsrechtamsterdam.nl
Chamber of commerce no.: 72781955
VAT no.: NL002408903B28

Affiliated to the Dutch Bar Association since 2015.

mr. Janna Kouvarnta has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • Employment law & Social security law
  • Tenancy law

Based on this registration, she is required to obtain ten training credits per calender year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.

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