Astrid Helstone

I am Astrid Helstone
Employment and Benefits specialist
Financial Institutions specialist
Compensation and Benefits specialist

Astrid Helstone

Through an open-minded and analytical approach, Astrid works in close partnerships with her clients to help achieve their commercial and legal goals.

Astrid specialises in litigation and advising on individual and collective employment law issues. She advises many large financial institutions on strategic and cross-border employment issues associated with financial regulations. In such matters she regularly handles capital requirements restrictions for executive compensation & incentive schemes and the remuneration rules for alternative investment funds.

Furthermore, Astrid advises companies dealing with strategic employment law issues associated with large restructurings, collective redundancies and on Dutch and European works council issues.

Astrid has a Master of French Language and Literature from the University of Amsterdam (1997) and a Master of Law (2000), also from the University of Amsterdam.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, French
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2000
  • Partner since: 2012

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