Jaap Broekman really has a thing for freedom. Specifically, the freedom of expression. Everyone is entitled to his or her opinion, and entitled to say it. As long as it's based on the facts, that is. Backed up, but without completely putting feelings aside. Always looking for a fair solution. All within reason. Jaap believes that any position has two sides. Which is also why he thinks empathy and perspective are absolutely indispensable. And being able to take a critical look at your own position is a must. Because sometimes, you have to give a little to get a little. Lose a little to win. It works.
Jaap Broekman has been practising law since 1992, and has been with Van Iersel Luchtman Advocaten his entire career.
Jaap knows labour law backwards and forwards, which makes him the 'answer man' for the HR managers of a huge portfolio of companies both large and small. And not just employment contracts or benefits, but more complex issues, like collective labour agreements, works councils and reorganisations. In labour disputes, Jaap counsels both employers and employees. As a company law specialist, he advises and litigates primarily on contractual issues. Thanks to this combination of labour law and company law, many different businesses and employers consider Jaap their preferred sounding board for their everyday legal issues.
In addition to his studies in law, Jaap also has a degree in English Language and Literature, which allows him to serve a wide portfolio of international businesses as well.
Jaap is a member of the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Arbeidsrecht (Netherlands Association for Labour Law), the Breda/'s-Hertogenbosch Association of Labour Law Attorneys, and several entrepreneurial associations.
Jaap has completed the Grotius specialisation in Labour Law.
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