Area of responsibility: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia
Andreea Suciu heads the Employment&Data Protection Department at Noerr in Bucharest, Romania. Noerr is one of the top European law firms with offices in eleven countries. Noerr’s office in Romania, founded in 1998, offers seamless service and implements solutions for the most complex and sophisticated legal, tax and financial matters. Andreea’s experience encompasses many years of decision-making responsibilities in individual and collective employment matters for multinational companies. Andreea earned a Master Degree (LL.M.) in South East European Law and European Integration at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz, Austria. She has written numerous articles and guides on employment law (e.g. Littler Mendelson Guide to International Employment and Labor Law). Andreea is also (co-)author of the employment law chapter to a manual on contracts published by Noerr.
Area of responsibility: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, UK
James Davies is Divisional Managing Partner and Joint Head of the Employment, Immigration and Reward department at Lewis Silkin LLP, a UK law firm. James is recognised as a leading employment lawyer by a variety of legal guides including Chambers, The Legal 500 and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers. James is on the Executive Committee of the global alliance of employment lawyers, Ius Laboris, and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association Legislative and Policy committee. He is editor of Age Discrimination (published by Bloomsbury), an author of Partnership and Discrimination Law for Professional Partnerships (published by Legalease) and has been a monthly contributor to Management Today for over ten years.
Area of responsibility: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands
Paul Schreiner is Partner at Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH in Essen, Germany and heads the employment law practise. Luther is a large full service law firm employing more than 300 lawyers, more than 40 of them are specialized in employment law. Paul primarily deals with restructuring projects and collective disputes between employers and works councils. He also provides comprehensive advice on employment law issues including legal disputes in court procedures. Paul is a guest lecturer at the Ruhr Universität Bochum and author of numerous publications on labor law.
Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm
Area of responsibility: Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain
Zef Even is partner at SteensmaEven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. SteensmaEven is a boutique firm, specialised in employment, pension and privacy law. Zef has experience on all important areas of employment law, with a focus on collective employment law and on private international law. Zef earned a PhD on transnational collective labour agreements and is professor at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is a board member of the Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Nederland (VAAN), editor of leading employment law journals in the Netherlands and (co-)author of important employment law handbooks.
General Editor Academic Board
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Ruben Houweling is a professor of labour law at the Erasmus School of Law in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He earned a PhD in criminal law, but was appointed professor in employment law. Ruben has experience on all important areas of employment law. He is editor of multiple leading employment law journals in the Netherlands and (co-)author of important employment law handbooks. Ruben developed the interactive digital data bank (VAAN) AR Updates.nl and is general editor of the weekly online update.
University of Luxembourg
Luca Ratti is an associate professor of European and comparative labour law at the Faculty of of Law, Economics and Finance in Luxembourg. He earned a PhD in labour law from the University of Bologna, where he also served as Senior Researcher and Adjunct Professor in Labour Law and Social Security.
Together with Italian and European academics he has coordinated research projects and publications on personal damages, individual and collective dismissals, outsourcing, and the invalidity of employment contracts, making particular use of the comparative method. He is currently Principal Investigator in research projects funded by the Luxemburgish Fond National de la Recherche (FNR) and by the European Commission.
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Amber Zwanenburg is a lecturer of labour law at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She is a PhD candidate on a topic of European employment law. Amber publishes in various law journals and participates in an EU-funded project on transnational employment within the transport sector in the EU.
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Jan-Pieter Vos is a labour law lecturer at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Prior to joining Erasmus University Rotterdam late 2017, he worked six years as a labour lawyer with various large Dutch law firms. He is a PhD candidate on a topic of European labour law. He regularly publishes in various law journals and serves as a co-author in a handbook on Dutch employment law.
The Editorial Board is assisted by a professional editor, Deborah Ishihara:
Deborah Ishihara is a professional legal editor who has edited EELC since it first began in 2009. She is a UK lawyer who trained at Clifford Chance in London and worked as a commercial lawyer there for a number of years. She then moved to the charity sector to advise on education law and then on to the public sector, where she set up and managed a team of investigators in an Ombudsman service, dealing with health and social care law. At the same time she served as a magistrate in the criminal and family courts. She has edited employment-related legal material for almost ten years for various clients and is currently based in Brussels, as the Knowledge Manager at Ius Laboris, an international Alliance of employment law firms.