Yvonne studied law in Leiden and subsequently worked for eight years at NautaDutilh within the Employment Law practice group. Yvonne then worked for two years at Loyens & Loeff within the Tax & Employment Law practice group. In 2005 Yvonne founded her own firm. Yvonne completed the Postgraduate Course in Employment Law (PALA) and PALA-plus. In 2017, Yvonne completed her mediation training and since then she has been working as an MfN-registered mediator alongside her law practice.
Yvonne specializes in dismissal law (including statutory directors), international relations in employment law and employment law advice in reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions. She assists many regional and national hospitality companies, as well as international listed companies, hospitals, housing associations and SMEs. She also advises CEOs, CFOs, COOs, statutory directors, managers and other employees. Yvonne has extensive experience in mediating disputes in the areas of working together and separating. She is a member of the specialty associations VRAA and VAAN. In addition to her broad advisory and litigation practice, she regularly publishes columns and annotations in the field of employment law. She is a board member of Friends of the CHIO and the Rotterdam Mediators Association.
Yvonne lives with her husband and three children in Rotterdam.