Inside Stibbe

Astrid Helstone & Roos Elemans nominated for Legal Woman 2019

Astrid Helstone & Roos Elemans nominated for Legal Woman 2019

Astrid Helstone & Roos Elemans nominated for Legal Woman 2019

30.10.2019 NL law

Legal Women, the platform for female lawyers, has nominated Astrid Helstone and Roos Elemans for Legal Woman of the Year and Upcoming Talent 2019 respectively.

Together with seven and four other female lawyers in their respective categories, Astrid Helstone and Roos Elemans have a chance to win these highly prestigious titles. In both categories, the three nominees with the most votes will advance to the final on 28 November 2019. The final winner will then be chosen by jury.

Astrid Helstone - Legal Woman 2019

Astrid is a partner in the EPI practice group and is a specialist in the field of employment law and remuneration. Astrid advises and litigates in individual and collective labour law cases, including restructuring, dismissal of directors, and disputes with Dutch and European works councils. In addition to her work as a lawyer, Astrid shows great social commitment and believes that anyone who holds a socially relevant or important position acts as a role model. She was a member of the board of the test case fund Clara Wichmann, the organisation that strives for a better social and legal position for women in the Netherlands. She is currently a member of the board of Amsterdam Sinfonietta string orchestra and a member of the supervisory board of the Holland Festival. At Stibbe, Astrid held a board position for two years, in addition to her practice as a lawyer. She is now a member of three internal committees, including the diversity and inclusiveness committee. As a member of this committee, Astrid is committed to exposing unconscious prejudices and showing that we all have a joint responsibility to make everyone feel at home. 

Vote for Astrid

Roos Elemans - Upcoming Talent 2019

Roos has been working as a lawyer at Stibbe since March 2016. She works in the international competition practice, where she specialises in assisting clients under investigation by regulators in connection with alleged infringements of competition law. Roos combines this with her work advising clients in civil proceedings (including mass claims) arising from such alleged infringements. Roos is a great talent and a highly promising lawyer in the field of competition law and related civil law proceedings.

> Vote for Roos

Team

Related news

08.11.2019 BE law
Interview with Wouter Ghijsels on Next Gen lawyers

Articles - Stibbe’s managing partner Wouter Ghijsels shares his insights on the next generation of lawyers and the future of the legal profession at the occasion of the Leaders Meeting Paris where Belgian business leaders, politicians and inspiring people from the cultural and academic world will discuss this year's central theme "The Next Gen".

Read more

13.11.2019 NL law
Arbitrage en arbeidsrecht: over de toelaatbaarheid van arbitrage als vorm van geschillenbeslechting in het arbeidsrecht

Articles - Arbitrage in het arbeidsrecht is een wat vreemde eend in de bijt. Partijen geven in arbeidsrechtelijke geschillen in de meeste gevallen de voorkeur aan de overheidsrechter. Dat is niet verwonderlijk, omdat de kwaliteit van de overheidsrechtspraak in Nederland zeer hoog is en de doorlooptijden en kosten die procespartijen moeten maken (in beginsel) te overzien zijn.

Read more

07.11.2019 NL law
Safeguarding legal privilege: better safe than sorry?

Short Reads - The European Court of Justice recently ruled that the European Commission does not have to take additional precautionary measures to respect the right of legal professional privilege when conducting a new dawn raid at the same company. Companies are well-advised to mark clearly all communications covered by legal privilege as 'privileged and confidential' and to keep all privileged communication separate from other communication.

Read more

12.11.2019 EU law
Third country bids in EU procurement: always excluded?

Articles - The European Commission recently issued guidance on the participation of third country bidders in public procurement. It clarified bids may be excluded, but remains silent on whether they may be accepted and under which conditions. The Commission is of the opinion that contracting authorities or entities can exclude bids if no access is secured. However, it does not discuss if and under which conditions contracting authorities or entities can allow foreign bids if no access is secured.

Read more

07.11.2019 NL law
Tackling Big Tech up-front? Time to stop thinking and start acting

Short Reads - Benelux competition authorities have published a joint memorandum on how best to keep up with challenges in fast-moving digital markets. As well as calling on the European Commission to issue an economic study on digital mergers, the memorandum calls for an ex ante intervention tool to fill the gap between interim measures and ex post enforcement. This tool would pre-emptively impose behavioural remedies on digital gatekeepers without first having to establish an actual competition law infringement.

Read more

Our website uses functional cookies for the functioning of the website and analytic cookies that enable us to generate aggregated visitor data. We also use other cookies, such as third party tracking cookies - please indicate whether you agree to the use of these other cookies:

Privacy – en cookieverklaring