Jan-Willem is a specialist in employment law and employee participation. Within employment law, he has a broad practice in which he advises, negotiates and litigates for both national and international clients. Jan-Willem also assists both entrepreneurs and works councils in the context of co-determination law. Because he speaks the language of both the boardroom and the workplace, he knows how to make complex matters comprehensible to everyone. His extensive experience, ready knowledge and practical approach mean that Jan-Willem can respond quickly and take immediate action if necessary. When it comes to litigation, Jan-Willem is equally at home with the (subdistrict) courts, the courts of appeal and the Enterprise Chamber.

  • Employment law
  • Employee participation
  • Post academic course in employment law (PALA), Erasmus University Rotterdam (2014)
  • Dutch law (cum laude), master's degree in labour law (cum laude), University of Amsterdam (2007)
  • Health Sciences (Work and Health), University of Maastricht (2003)
  • Association of Rotterdam Employment Lawyers (VRAA)
  • Netherlands Employment Lawyers Association (VAAN)
  • Employment Law Association (VVA)
  • Previously practised as an attorney at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, employment law and privacy law (2007-2011)
  • Author Chronicle of Codetermination in Writings due to the Corporate Litigation Association 2009-2010
  • Board member of the Association of Rotterdam Employment Lawyers (VRAA)