Hylda J. Wiarda has been a lawyer since 2002. Hylda studied law at the University of Amsterdam and graduated in May 2000 in Dutch Law. In September 2001 she obtained a Masters in Law (LL.M.) from the University of London, specialising in European Law. In June 2002 Hylda started working as a trainee-lawyer with the employment unit of HoganLovells. Hylda Wiarda joined the firm in September 2003 . In 2009 Hylda concluded the Post-academic Employment law-Course of the University of Rotterdam (PALA). She is a member of the Association for Employment Lawyers in Amsterdam (VAAA), the Association for Employment Lawyers in the Netherlands (VAAN) and the European Employment Law Association (EELA). Hylda is mentioned as leading labour and employment lawyer in the Netherlands in Who’s Who Legal.