Barbara Rip


Barbara focusses on employment law in a broad sense including individual and collective dismissals, reorganisations, transfer of undertaking, works councils, transactions, collective bargaining agreements, social security matters and employer liability. 

She previously worked 22 months for the Corporate department, primarily focusing on M&A with a particular focus on private equity. Barbara joined the firm in April 2019 after graduating from the University of Leiden in Corporate Law.



Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 2019

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Arbeidsrecht (Employment law)

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.