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    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.

    Pension Law Financial employment law and remuneration policy Pension services FinTech Sijbren Kuiper Sijbren is an expert on pension law. He is part of Van Doorne’s Pension team.


    "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

    "The lawyers are entrepreneurial, pleasant and friendly. They are very savvy in the world of business and of IT." - Chambers Europe 2019, FinTech

    "Van Doorne’s fields a team of 'go-to lawyers for the Dutch fintech market'" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulatory

    "'Top quality and well resourced', the Van Doorne team is also highlighted for its 'thorough knowledge of cross-border jurisdictional issues'" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Employment

    "'... the firm's "excellent support in labour law cases', the team is 'very efficient and effective'" - Chambers Europe 2019, Employment

    "... the firm's 'depth of resources and knowledge' ... 'very flexible and available'" - Chambers Europe 2019, Employment

    "Noted for its 'in-depth knowledge'." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, Employment

    "Van Doorne's team is 'always up to date with recent developments'." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, Employment

    "Know what they need to know and are to-the-point in their advice." - Chambers Europe 2018, Competition/European Law