Murielle Spithoven

Muriëlle Spithoven

Legal Director
Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Muriëlle Spithoven joined the Employment group of Baker McKenzie Amsterdam in August 2005. Muriëlle practices in the field of employment law, labor relations/trade unions as well as employment law litigation.

Practice Focus

Muriëlle deals with and advises multinationals on collective dismissals and restructuring operations, including advice on works councils and trade union issues. Individual dismissals also form part of Muriëlle’s practice. Furthermore, Muriëlle advises on issues regarding (amendment of) employment conditions, harmonization of employment conditions, poor performance matters and the individual dismissal of managing directors. She also litigates on social plans, works council related issues and individual dismissal procedures.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dutch Bar Association (De Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten)


  • Amsterdam~Netherlands (2005)
  • Utrecht~Netherlands (2003)


  • University of Utrecht (Criminal Law and Employment Law) (2003)


  • Dutch
  • English