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Petra Charbon

Attorney-at-law (Partner)

+31 (0)20 620 22 88
Dutch, English

Working areas

Employment Law

About Petra Charbon

Worked as an attorney in Groningen (Plas & Bossinade), Alkmaar (Schenkeveld) and Amsterdam (Stibbe). Partner at Bergh, Stoop & Sanders since 2009. She regularly publishes on her area of expertise in professional and daily newspapers and has been on the editorial staff of the specialist journal ArbeidsRecht for many years. Co-founder and for many years secretary of the board of the Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Nederland (VAAN). Also member of the Association for Employment Law, the Association for Employment Lawyers Amsterdam Area and of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA). Is a deputy judge in the District Court of Noord-Holland.

Areas of focus

Top Income Standardisation Act

Supervising investigations into undesirable behaviour

Position of statutory director

Individual and collective dismissal cases

Drafting and assessing employment contracts, assignment contracts and other flexible contracts and regulations

Employee participation law

Equal treatment issues


Bergh Stoop & Sanders (2009 – today) 

Deputy Judge Noord-Holland District Court (2001 – today)

Stibbe (1994 – 2009)

Schenkeveld (Alkmaar) and Plas & Bossinade (Groningen) (1982 – 1994)


Dutch Law, University of Groningen (1982) 

Personal/ additional functions

Member of the Supervisory Board of Nederlands Blazers Ensemble 

Member of the Appeals Committee/ Disputes Committee Royal Dutch Skating Federation (KNSB)

Register of jurisdictions

Petra Charbon has registered the field of employment law in the register of legal areas of the Dutch Bar Association. This registration obliges her to obtain ten training points in this registered area of law every calendar year in accordance with the standards of the Dutch Bar Association.

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