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Tjeerd Hoekstra


CMS Derks Star Busmann
Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Languages German, English, Dutch

Tjeerd Hoekstra is an advocaat in our Employment & Pensions Practice Area Group. He specialises in individual and collective labour law, with a focus on employee representation, reorganisations and the dismissal of directors appointed under the articles of association.​

Among other things, Tjeerd advises large and mid-size companies on employment law issues linked to mergers and acquisitions, such as employee co-determination rights and employment conditions.​

Furthermore, Tjeerd litigates frequently in dismissal cases or other employment-related disputes. Tjeerd is member of the CMS Life Sciences Group and regularly advises companies from that sector on employment-related matters.​

Prior to joining CMS in 2011, Tjeerd practised law in the labour law and procedural law divisions of Clifford Chance LLP based in Amsterdam

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  • Labour Law, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies
  • Dutch Law (Economy-related Public and Company Law), Utrecht University
  • Dutch Law (Private Law), Utrecht University
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