Laurens de Graaf
Laurens de Graaf is a partner in the 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.
Clients praise his “pragmatic approach and quick responses,” adding: “He has sound technical knowledge and therefore offers excellent advice.” – Chambers Europe, 2019
“The ‘very smart, creative and proactive’ Laurens de Graaf is ‘calm and mature’” – Legal 500, 2018
Member of the Association of Dutch Employment Lawyers (VAAN)
Member of the National Employment Law Association (VVA)
Co-author of SDU Commentaar Arbeidsrecht 2016 (a handbook on Dutch employment law)