Jaap van Slooten

I am Jaap van Slooten
Employment and Benefits specialist
Pensions specialist

Jaap van Slooten

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Jaap primarily assists clients through challenging litigious cases.

He litigates against unions on some of the most complex cases in the Netherlands. He also deals with collective employment issues such as company closures and strikes.

Jaap’s expertise in litigation also encompasses pension matters for employers and pensions funds, regarding indexation and additional payment matters. Furthermore, Jaap handles management issues such as dismissal and reward.

He is a professor at the University of Amsterdam lecturing pension and employment law. In addition, he is co-editor of Holland’s most used commentary on Dutch employment law, “Tekst & Commentaar Arbeidsrecht”, and has written many articles on employment and pension law.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, German
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 1992
  • Partner since: 2000

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