BarentsKrans has appointed Laurens de Graaf as partner in its employment law department. Laurens’ clients are active in (international) transportation, banking, oil & gas, construction, and software development. He advises on a wide range of employment issues, such as complex reorganisations and collective dismissals, works council negotiations, equal pay disputes, transfers of undertaking, non competition arrangements and negotiated exits of employees. Laurens has litigated many cases on every court level, including the Supreme Court. In 2013, he graduated cum laude from the Grotius academy: a post academic specialisation in employment law. Laurens regularly publishes articles in the field of employment law and gives training to HR professionals and other employment lawyers.
Laurens (1984) has worked at BarentsKrans since 2008. BarentsKrans’ employment law department has been at the cutting edge of Dutch employment law for over 25 years. It was highly ranked in the 2016 editions of the Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers Europe.
“BarentsKrans has great offices and great people. They know what we want and need, are proactive, have a good eye for customer needs, are willing to go the extra mile and understand our business.” – Chambers Europe, Employment (2016)