Yvonne studied law in Leiden, the Netherlands, and subsequently worked eight years with the well known law firm NautaDutilh, within the Employment law Practice Group. Yvonne worked then subsequently two years at the reputable (international) law firm Loyens & Loeff within the Payroll tax Practice Group & Labour Law. In 2005, Yvonne founded her own law firm. Yvonne has completed the post-academic education for employment law (PALA) and PALA-Plus. In 2017, Yvonne completed the mediation training and as of that time, she has not only been engaged in employment law practice, but extended here activities to the mediation practice.
Yvonne is specialized in matters concerning dismissal law (including the dismissal of statutory directors), international relationships in employment law and employment law issues related to restructuring, mergers and acquisitions. She has provided legal assistance to many nationally operating companies in the catering industry, as well as international companies listed to the stock exchange, hospitals, housing corporations and MKB (small and medium-sized companies). She assists CEO’s, CFO’s, COO’s, statutory directors, managers and other (key) employees. Yvonne has extensive experience in mediating disputes in the field of cooperation and separation. She is a member of the specialist associations VRAA and VAAN. Besides having a broad advisory and litigation practice, she regularly publishes columns and annotations in the field of employment law. She is also appointed as a board member of the Rotterdam ‘Friends of the CHIO’ (an international top sport event named Concours Hippique International Officiel) and the Rotterdam Mediators Association.
Yvonne is living in Rotterdam with her husband and has three children.