‘Responsible, knowledgeable and business oriented’, Van Doorne’s growing employment practice covers a broad range of matters, with specific strength in pensions. Sijbren Kuiper, who was recently promoted to partner, leads the pensions team, advising and representing pension funds, financial market authorities and corporate clients, while Cara Pronk, another new partner, specialises in both domestic and international labour law. Following the retirement of Els de Wind, Marjolijn Lips and Steven Sterk lead the practice. Lips focuses on co-determination, investigations, restructurings and M&A, and Sterk specialises in advising on executives and workers’ participation, including works council consultations and negotiations.
An integral part of Van Doorne‘s multi-method dispute resolution practice, the mediation team acts for corporate and professional clients in settling internal financial and corporate disputes. Bas Van Zelst heads the team and Steven Sterk is the name to note for clients dealing with employment law issues.
Van Doorne’s multi-disciplinary healthcare and life sciences team handles traditional regulatory and litigation matters in the pharmaceutical arena and data protection and IT in the digital health-tech space for domestic and international clients. Healthcare law expert Willemien Bischot supports hospitals and healthcare providers with matters relating to the elderly and special needs space in complying with regulations. Bischot is entrusted with a full range of mandates, including financing, corporate governance and M&A. Life sciences specialist Dimitri van Hoewijk advises private equity firms, suppliers and manufacturers of medicinal products, start-ups and medical devices companies on M&A. Counsel Louis Jonker assists clients in the healthcare industry with IT and outsourcing projects. Healthcare providers entrust Steven Sterk with employment law matters, including reorganisations and dismissals. Corporate law focused duo Nick Suurmond and Siego Boslooper and tax lawyer Danielle Westerhoff are key supporting associates.