Lennaert de Jong studied Dutch law at Tilburg University where he completed his master's degree with a focus on Employment Law, graduating cum laude in 2013.
During his studies, Lennaert worked as a legal assistant at a corporate law firm. Before Lennaert joined Heron Legal in 2018, he worked for five years at a major Benelux law firm, in the Employment Law practice group.
Lennaert specialises in employment law and advises on matters such as cross-border employment issues, the hiring, suspension and dismissal of managing directors (“statutair directeur”), individual and collective dismissals, (collective) employment agreements, employer liability, competition and solicitation clauses, the rights of Works Councils and the employment law aspects relating to mergers and acquisitions. The clients Lennaert closely works with mainly consist of major national and international corporations as well as (semi-)government bodies.
Lennaert is a member of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and the Association of Young Employment Lawyers (VJAA). He regularly publishes labour law articles in professional journals and is an editor of the professional legal and financial journal Balans.
> employment contracts > reorganisations > collective labour agreements > non-competition clauses > non-solicitation clauses > working conditions > statutory directors > works council > termination of employment > work disability > pension law > art law