Civil and Administrative Litigation

VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM defends the interests of its clients before all Dutch labor, civil and administrative courts, including:

  • the Sub-district Courts, in relation to individual employment disputes;
  • the Administrative Courts, in relation to disputes concerning the validity of collective dismissal procedures on economic grounds (validity of the collective lay-off plan);
  • the Courts of First Instances, in relation to disputes concerning professional elections or the appointment of trade union representatives;
  • the Superior Courts of First Instances in relation to some collective disputes (in particular small-scaled collective dismissals);
  • the Social Security Tribunals in relation to social security related disputed;
  • the Civil Chamber of Courts of Appeals.


MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.), attorney at law, assists clients with criminal matters, administrative supervision and enforcement cases, and internal and external investigations. Cases involving accusations of fraud, bribery, money laundering, corruption or violations, financial mismanagement, of international sanctions seriously disrupt a client’s operations and damage their reputation. At a client’s request, MR. BAS A.S. VAN LEEUWEN (LL.M., ESQ.) can conduct internal investigations, advice, litigate and negotiate with regulators and the Public Prosecution Service. The attorney delivers swift solutions that address the underlying problems for urgent matters. Sometimes, his clients are injured by non-compliant conduct; sometimes they find themselves accused of the same.