Sijbren is a pension law specialist. He represents a large number of pension providers and providers of pension services. He also advises Dutch and foreign companies on pension related issues. Sijbren has broad experience in the field of group transfer payments, pension fund liquidations, outsourcing, modifying and derisking pension schemes, works council procedures and participatory decision-making in relation to pensions, obligation and exemptions of Sectoral Pension Funds (BPF), monitoring pension providers and issues concerning the duty of due care. He also litigates in pension related issues (including the liabilities of providers of pension services).
Innovative. Focused. Analytic. Strategic. Committed.
Sijbren is the author of the book called 'Nederland Pensioenland' (The Netherlands Pension sector) and co-author of a Pension Law manual. He also teaches pension law on a postgraduate taught programme. Sijbren has been a regular contributor to Dutch professional journals.
Before he began work as a lawyer at Van Doorne, Sijbren used to be a researcher at a number of universities and worked at a bank/insurance company and a financial markets regulator.