Max Keulaerds works for BarentsKrans since 1983 (partner since 1986) and he is specialised in Labour Law. Max has extensive experience in drafting contracts, contract templates and regulations, litigation and advice on works councils, non-competition clauses, severance plans, equal treatment and non-discrimination, the position of directors, business transfers, occupational disability, working conditions, collective agreements, severance pay and pensions law.
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Max Keulaerds is especially adept at contentious employment matters, including litigation in the banking, electronics and transportation industries. He advises on matters related to industrial actions and dismissals. Keulaerds is an “extremely smart and down-to-earth lawyer, who stands out for his passion for his work and his energy,” according to one happy client. – Chambers Europe 2020
Max Keulaerds heads the team, and is well regarded for his litigation experience, particularly for disputes arising out of employee dismissals. – Legal 500, 2020
Clients describe Max Keulaerds as “an extremely good litigator who is very driven, thorough and comfortable in the courtroom.” “He is hands-on, responsive and always focuses on the goal to be achieved,” states one source – Chambers Europe 2019
Chairman of the Working Party Dismissal Law of the Association of Dutch Employment Lawyers (VAAN)
Member of the Working Group on Termination of Employment Law of the Dutch Association for Labour Law
Lectures widely on labour law (e.g. Grotius Academy, Kluwer, Institute for Labour Law)