Paul Witteveen


Paul is deskundige binnen Ondernemingsrecht en heeft daarnaast ruime ervaring op arbeidsrechtelijk gebied. Paul houdt zich bezig met juridische vraagstukken op het grensvlak van arbeids- en ondernemingsrecht, waaronder corporate governance-issues (bestuur en toezicht), medezeggenschap en corporate litigation.

Internationaal geroemd. Helder en bondig. No-nonsense. Strateeg.

Hij is specialist op het terrein van medezeggenschapsrecht, de positie van de statutair bestuurder en het arbeidsrecht in de (semi-) publieke sector.

Legal Directories

The Legal 500 EMEA Recommended Lawyer 2015 Van Doorne   Ranked In Chambers Europe 2015 Leading Individual Van Doorne


  • "The firm is accurate and skilled; it is a pleasure to work with." Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution (2015)

  • "The team offers the quality you could expect from a renowned international firm. It is loyal and hard-working, really identifies with us and is interested in our business." Chambers Europe, Corporate and M&A (2015)

  • "Van Doorne has great in-depth knowledge and is truly committed to its clients." Chambers Europe, Corporate and M&A (2015)

  • "Respected team with a comprehensive offering, including private equity, corporate governance, M&A and privatisations. Stands out for its extensive experience of the healthcare, pharmaceutical and financial services sectors." Chambers Europe, Corporate and M&A (2015)

  • "Robust standalone employment practice with a growing number of noteworthy mandates." Chambers Europe, Employment (2015)

  • "The lawyers are highly solution-minded, and able to think with us about what is best for the company." Chambers Europe, Employment (2015)

  • "An excellent team giving smart, pragmatic and targeted advice." Chambers Europe, Employment (2015)

  • "His sensitive handling and intelligent approach have meant that we have been able to deal with numerous cases out-of-court, which is always preferable." Chambers Europe, Employment (2015)

  • "'Experienced’ and ‘assured’"Legal 500 EMEA, Employment (2015)

  • "Van Doorne’s team ‘meets the specific needs of each individual case’ and demonstrates ‘a good balance between self-confidence and eagerness to win’." Legal 500 EMEA, Commercial Litigation (2015)

  • "Van Doorne’s team is noted for its ‘in-depth knowledge and great teamwork’." Legal 500 EMEA, Employment (2015)

  • "Recommended." Legal 500 EMEA, Employment (2015, 2014)

  • Clients value his high level of personal involvement and his "ability to translate legal matters into concrete advice." Chambers Europe, Employment (2014)

  • "Independent Dutch firm with an active standalone employment practice, focusing on employee participation, works councils and governance structures, in addition to pensions. Co-operates with partner firms from non-exclusive international networks to provide sound advice on cross-border cases. Experienced in acting for both employers and employees." Chambers Europe, Employment (2014)

  • "We appreciate the team's solid advice and thorough preparation." Chambers Europe, Employment (2014)

  • "The firm uses its international network very well. It is not at all outperformed by international firms. Its international network gives it at least a similar capability to operate internationally." Chambers Europe, Employment (2014)

  • "Particularly active in the mid-market, focusing on M&A, MBOs, private equity and joint ventures. Additional corporate governance expertise. Strong referral practice acting on the Dutch side of international deals." Chambers Europe, Corporate and M&A (2014)

  • "Respected corporate litigation team with notable expertise in insurance, D&O liability and wider professional liability issues. Regularly handles domestic and international arbitration and class action cases." Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution (2014)

  • "The team takes a pragmatic approach to problems and finds a solution for everybody."Chambers Europe, Dispute Resolution (2014)

  • "Great communication skills and hard-working individuals - the lawyers delivered what they said they would." Chambers Europe, Corporate and M&A (2014)

  • "Leader in the Field." Chambers Europe, Employment (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)

  • "one of the top experts in works council law," Chambers Europe (2013)

  • "Sources are impressed with Paul Witteveen's 'first-class legal knowledge' and insightful advice." Chambers Europe, Employment (2012)

  • "Paul Witteveen provides ‘sensitive handling and an intelligent approach’ to matters" Legal 500 EMEA (2012)

  • "Focuses on corporate governance issues, restructuring and litigation." Chambers Europe (2011)

  • "Clients find his client-service style 'reassuring' and praise him as 'an excellent relationship manager'." Chambers Europe (2011)

  • "Paul Witteveen is 'extremely knowledgeable' in employee participation and corporate governance." Chambers Europe (2010)

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