Mr Rutger Ploum > Ploum > Rotterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile
BLAAK 28, 3011 TA ROTTERDAM
PO BOX 711
3000 AS ROTTERDAM
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Mr Rutger Ploum
Employment & co-determination
Attorney at law, partner
Rutger advises and litigates in the field of employment law. Within that field, he focuses on individual and collective dismissal law, reorganisations (including the Collective Redundancy (Notification) Act, redundancy programmes and the Social-Economic Council’s mergers code), employment contracts, collective employment agreement issues, engagement agreements, appointment and dismissal of statutory directors, disciplinary measures, employee sickness absenteeism, competition law and pension law. Rutger works for both large (stock-exchange listed) companies and medium-sized companies and foundations. In addition, he specialises in dismissal of statutory directors.
Dutch, English, German
- Association of Employment Lawyers of the Netherlands (Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Nederland)
- Association of Employment Lawyers of Rotterdam (Vereniging van Rotterdamse Arbeidsrecht Advocaten)
- Dutch Employment Law Association (Vereniging voor Arbeidsrecht)
- Dutch Association for Privacy Law (Vereniging Privacy Recht)
Rutger graduated from Leiden in 1989, after which he completed an internship at the Dutch embassy in Jakarta which involved setting up trade missions between the Netherlands and Indonesia. After this, he started work as a lawyer in Rotterdam. In 1995, he was one of the seven founders of Ploum. After completing the Post-Graduate Programme in Employment Law in 2000, in 2009 Rutger completed a course in Alternative Dispute Resolution at the University of Amsterdam in 2009. As a result, besides being a lawyer and partner he is also a mediator.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Ploum‘s employment group has particular experience in the logistics and manufacturing sectors, with a strong base of clients instructing its Rotterdam office on employment matters. Founding partner Rutger Ploum is recommended for conflicts between employers and labour organisations such as trade unions or works councils, and co-heads the team along with Simon Tan. Senior associate Astrid van Toledo is a key contact for reorganisations, terms of employment, non-competition and advice regarding co-determination.