DE BRAUW’s employment and employee benefits practice covers employment law in the widest terms. The practice provides support and advice in national and international transactions, social and employment law regarding mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and outsourcings. The company also advises and represents companies in dismissals, reorganisations, downsizings, pensions law and industrial action, among other things. The nature of the client base keeps its lawyers abreast of the latest developments and current market practices. The company’s practical and pragmatic approach to problem-solving appealed to the BV judging panel, and its global legal expertise was a clincher for the award of Best Employment Law Team (Netherlands).