Shipping and Fishery

Kirsten Boele

  • partner

  • resourceful

  • driven and resolute

Since 2011 Kirsten works at Wybenga Advocaten. She specializes in employment law and also works in the area of maritime law. Kirsten advises shipping yards, ship owners, companies in the Port of Rotterdam, works councils in the maritime sector and crew members. Kirsten also represents the interests of fishing companies. In addition to regular employment law, Kirsten advises on the legal aspects of working in the maritime sector, for example international employment constructions, MLC aspects, collective labour agreement matters and enforcement cases, such as challenging fines imposed for violating the Foreign Nationals (Employment) Act (Wav).

Kirsten has a varied attachment and execution practice, which often have international aspects. Kirsten has completed the Grotius specialisation course Employment Law and is a member of the Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (VAAN) and the Rotterdam Employment Lawyers Association (VRAA). In addition, she is chair of the Board of Stichting Kunstaccommodatie Rotterdam (SKAR).