Mr Edward de Bock > Houthoff > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile



Edward was appointed to Houthoff’s Board of Directors on 1 January 2016, and since 1 April 2017 has been managing partner. Edward specialises in employment law and pensions law, in particular in the employment law and pensions law aspects of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He advises on and litigates matters relating to employee participation law, the law on individual and collective pensions, and employment law, including the law on individual and collective employment termination. Edward is one of the Netherlands’ leading specialists on executive remuneration and the dismissal of board members and directors.

Edward is head of Houthoff’s Employment & Pensions Team. Edward is a member of the Amsterdam and Rotterdam Associations of Employment Lawyers and the International Pension and Employee Benefits Lawyers Association. He regularly publishes and teaches on employment and pensions law at different institutes, universities, and for the professional training programme of the Netherlands Bar Association.

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Edward de Bock  – Houthoff

Houthoff is well regarded for its specialist experience in strategic issues, boardroom counselling and litigation. Advising both domestic and international companies, the firm has recently been involved in a number of large international reorganisations and acts for both employers and employees. The practice stands out for its pensions expertise and it also handles high profile dismissals and remuneration issues. Edward de Bock heads the team and has considerable experience in advising on the pension aspects of M&A and joint ventures. Rixt de Vries left for Tshukudu Advocatuur.