Mr Marcus Huisman > Bird & Bird > The Hague, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Bird & Bird
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Work Department

Employment, Telecoms, Media and entertainment.


Marcus has been managing partner of Bird & Bird in The Hague since 2015. He is a partner in the International HR Services Practice. He advises and litigates on the full spectrum of employment-related matters and focuses particularly on corporate employment law. With over 20 years of experience, Marcus often provides strategic advice on corporate restructurings, disciplinary procedures and management issues, such as the dismissal and reward of board members and executives. In addition, Marcus is particularly experienced in advising on complex employees’ representation issues and litigation, including litigation at the Amsterdam Entrepreneurial Chamber. Marcus’ client base includes multinationals, educational institutions and health care institutions, as well as works councils and board members.


Marcus started his legal career as an employment lawyer in 1995. He joined Bird & Bird in 2013. He regularly speaks at client seminars.


Dutch and English


Marcus is a member of the Rotterdam Employment Lawyers Association and the Association of Employment Law.


Marcus has a degree in Private and Company Law from the University of Groningen. Marcus also studied company law at the University of Göttingen in Germany. Marcus was admitted to the bar in 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Employment

With a focus on the pharmaceuticals, TMT, retail, tobacco and aviation sectors, Bird & Bird acts for multinational companies on a range of employment matters, including outsourcing, corporate transactions and restructurings, co-determination issues and related litigation. Philip Hartman heads the team and specialises in post-acquisition integrations, outsourcing and M&A on a multi-jurisdictional basis. Marcus Huisman has a focus on restructurings, employee participation and management issues. Associate Yaser Aziz joined the firm in February 2021 from HVG Law LLP.