Hermine has a strong reputation as an employment law specialist in highly sensitive matters and regularly advises on the dismissal of managing directors and other top management. She also has expert knowledge on top management contracts and remuneration.
Hermine is a member of several firm-wide sector and topical teams. She is amongst others part of the Corporate Investigations, Compliance & Defence Team. As a member of this team Hermine has handled sensitive internal investigations, including whistleblowing and fraud cases. She is also a member of the Healthcare team. As a member of this team Hermine assists several clients in this sector, amongst others with regard to the statutory remuneration cap that applies to its senior officials.
Hermine regularly publishes articles on employment law subjects such as reorganisations, collective dismissals and corporate investigations.
Supporting the social engagement that characterises our firm’s culture, amongst others Hermine is a member of the Board of the Right to Play Nederland Foundation as well as a member of the Supervisory board of the Cliniclowns Foundation, that brings resilience and lightness to sick and handicapped children.

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Memberships

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Dutch Bar Association, 1988
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Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (VAAN)
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European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
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Amsterdam Employment Lawyers Association (VvAA)
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Qualifications

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Dutch law, Leiden University, Leiden, 1988

What others say

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Hermine Voûte named "Practice head" in Employment
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Hermine Voûte is recognised as Recommended in Labour & Employment
Who's Who Legal - (2023)
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Hermine Voûte acts for clients in the banking and leisure industries on dismissals and the employment aspects of M&A transactions. Clients commend her approach, one noting that "she is extremely accessible and not afraid to tell the client the truth."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2021)
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The "well-established practitioner" Hermine Voûte is proficient in executive-level dismissals and high-value pension litigation. Voûte's clients hail from the insurance, industrial gases, energy and fashion industries.
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2020)
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Hermine Voûte is friendly but proficient; prompt; understands the reality of a situation and not just the technical viewpoint
Legal 500 - EMEA (2020)
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"Hermine Voûte demonstrates capabilities in collective bargaining, internal investigations and sensitive individual dismissal proceedings. She also acts on matters relating to flexible labour. Clients praise her litigation skills and her "commitment to finding suitable solutions."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2019)
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Hermine Voûte

Of Counsel - Attorney at Law

hermine.voute@loyensloeff.com

Amsterdam

Dutch, English

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<p>P. Hermine E. Voûte, of counsel, has over 36 years’ all-round experience in employment law, with a particular focus on high-profile dismissals, restructurings and collective dismissals, and co-determination procedures. As of 1 January 2024 Hermine stepped down as a partner and continues as of counsel in the Employment practice. She is chairwoman of the Diversity & Inclusion committee.</p>

Hermine has a strong reputation as an employment law specialist in highly sensitive matters and regularly advises on the dismissal of managing directors and other top management. She also has expert knowledge on top management contracts and remuneration.
Hermine is a member of several firm-wide sector and topical teams. She is amongst others part of the Corporate Investigations, Compliance & Defence Team. As a member of this team Hermine has handled sensitive internal investigations, including whistleblowing and fraud cases. She is also a member of the Healthcare team. As a member of this team Hermine assists several clients in this sector, amongst others with regard to the statutory remuneration cap that applies to its senior officials.
Hermine regularly publishes articles on employment law subjects such as reorganisations, collective dismissals and corporate investigations.
Supporting the social engagement that characterises our firm’s culture, amongst others Hermine is a member of the Board of the Right to Play Nederland Foundation as well as a member of the Supervisory board of the Cliniclowns Foundation, that brings resilience and lightness to sick and handicapped children.