Employment & Pension

Our multidisciplinary Employment & Pension team is highly experienced and famed for its expertise in national and cross-border employment and pension law. Van Doorne has a long tradition with this practice.

Individual and group employment and pension law

We advise and litigate in the entire field of individual and group employment and pension law. Among other things, this includes recruitment and dismissal, flexible employment, collective agreements and pension issues but also reorganisations, corporate transitions, outsourcing, privacy and the adjustment and harmonisation of terms and conditions of employment. We also offer advice in the field of employment law when it comes to mergers and acquisitions, and competition.

Full-service network

We advise Dutch and foreign businesses, non-profit organisations and public and semi-public institutions. Our full-service practice offers access to our network of experienced lawyers, civil-law notaries and tax consultants who specialise in neighbouring legal fields.

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Read more about our specialist areas and how we can assist you with employment and pension issues. More information about financial employment law and the remuneration policy, directors and governance, pension law, employee participation and cross-border employment can be found on the pages below.


Interviewees admire the firm's efficiency and ability to collaborate seamlessly with the client's company, saying: "They were excellent partners. They were fast and responsive," adding that "they showed resilience, ingenuity and determination. We were very pleased with the outcome of the case." - Chambers Europe 2017, Employment

"'Business-focused’ practice, which is praised for its availability, value for money and pensions expertise, and has wide-ranging capabilities." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2017

"It's a strong team with a commercial and practical approach, giving solution-focused legal advice. It's not afraid to challenge the client to get the result." - Chambers Europe 2016, Employment

"Van Doorne is top notch in the Dutch market." - Chambers Europe 2016, Employment

"Well-regarded national practice recently active in corporate governance and remuneration mandates. Also noted for expertise in restructurings, collective dismissals and negotiations with works councils and unions. A good choice for pension-related instructions." - Chambers Europe 2016, Employment