Irene Lansen

Employment lawyer

Irene Lansen has been a lawyer since 2004, specialising in employment law. She provides advice and litigation services on various matters, including drafting and amending employment contracts, non-solicitation clauses, non-compete clauses, dealing with sick employees, GDPR compliance, restructuring, and dismissal. Irene represents both employers and employees in these cases.

Because of her extensive experience working abroad and her fluency in English, Irene also frequently assists international cliënts, including expats, international companies, and embassies.


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More about Irene Lansen

Irene is not only a lawyer in the Netherlands, but she is also a solicitor in England. In 2009, Irene moved to London where she worked as an employment lawyer for a multinational staffing organisation. She provided support to various HR teams and management on employment law matters. Additionally, she drafted various commercial contracts.

In 2016, Irene continued her career at ScheerSanders Advocaten, and in late 2018 she completed her specialist course in employment law (PALA).

Having lived and worked abroad for a significant period, Irene understands the challenges that expatriates may face when they are unfamiliar with the Dutch language and regulations. That is why Irene is the dedicated point of contact for expatriates at ScheerSanders in matters related to employment law.

Furthermore, Irene provides advice to other international clients, including businesses and embassies.

Specialist areas

Irene specialises in the following legal subareas:

  • employment contracts
  • industrial disputes
  • non-compete clauses
  • settlement agreements, including negotiating a severance package
  • instant dismissal
  • sickness and rehabilitation
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • expats

Memberships and registrations

  • Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Nederland: VAAN (Dutch Employment Lawyers Association)
  • Vereniging voor Arbeidsrecht: VvA (Employment Law Association)
  • Vereniging Haagse Arbeidsrecht Advocaten (The Hague Employment Lawyers Association)

In the register of legal practice areas of the Netherlands Bar Association, Irene has registered the principal legal practice area of employment law. Based on this registration, she is required to obtain 10 training points in each registered principal legal practice area each calendar year in accordance with the standards of the Netherlands Bar Association.

For more information, please view Irene’s profile on LinkedIn.