Direct discrimination? Indirect discrimination? What’s the difference and who is protected in the Netherlands? Laura Zuydgeest explains this…more
Laura Zuydgeest studied Dutch Civil Law and Dutch Criminal Law at The University of Groningen. She graduated Cum Laude in both studies. In 2011 Laura joined GMW advocaten. She is specialised in employment law and has taken on many issues regarding dismissal and sickness. Furthermore she is experienced in discrimination matters and employer liability. Laura represents both employers and employees.
Having grown up in Thailand, where she attended an international primary school, Laura can easily identify with expats living in The Netherlands. Her English is fluent.
As an attorney she aims to make Dutch law comprehensible, provide the necessary guidance and resolve existing disputes between employee and employer. During her work she prefers the personal approach to achieve the desired result.
In addition to her work as an attorney, Laura appears as a judge for the prestigious Telders Moot Court Competition and writes a monthly column for the journal ‘Rendement’.
Laura’s aim is to settle disputes. However, she loves law, especially employment law, and will fight for her clients in court if that is what it takes.