Mr Pieter J Huys

Pieter J Huys

Lawyer biography

Pieter Huys has been working as a labour law specialist with AKD since 2000. Pieter was appointed partner in 2008. He is head of AKD’s employment law practice group. 
Pieter is particularly skilled in work-related fraud cases and he frequently assists companies confronted with substantial fines imposed by the Social Affairs and Employment Inspectorate for the alleged infringement of the Foreign Nationals (Employment) Act. Pieter also has extensive experience in national and international issues covering individual dismissal law, reorganizations, transfer of undertaking (including outsourcing and insourcing), co-determination law, collective agreements law and non-competition and confidentiality clauses.
Working closely with his clients and building long-term relationships drives and inspires Pieter. It gives him the opportunity to really get to know his clients and cater for their needs. Pieter is pragmatic, tenacious and always on the lookout for opportunities. The words, 'no, that's not possible' are not part of his vocabulary.
Pieter's client base comprises authoritative national and international companies and organizations. 
He is annually mentioned in international, independent listings, such as The Legal 500, and he is a member of the Association of Rotterdam Employment Law lawyers (Vereniging van Rotterdamse Arbeidsrecht Advocaten “VRAA”) and the Association of Employment Law lawyers in the Netherlands (Vereniging Arbeidsrecht Advocaten Nederland “VAAN”).