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Arjen Kampherbeek

Employment / Corporate

Arjen has extensive experience in the Port of Rotterdam, but also advises manufacturing companies and companies in various other sectors. Arjen specialises in employment law and corporate law and deals with many cases in which knowledge of both areas of law is desired. He is an experienced negotiator with good strategic insight. Arjen's approach can be described as firm and sharp when necessary, but above all he acts strategic and result-oriented. 

Areas of expertise

Employment law, restructuring and employee participation 

  • collective redundancies/restructuring of companies
  • individual dismissal cases
  • advising on collective labour agreements and related disputes, redundancy packages and negotiations with trade unions
  • advising on consultations, advisory processes and disputes with works councils, including conducting proceedings in subdistrict courts and the Enterprise Chamber
  • expert legal representation of works councils based on the Works Council Act
  • right to strike
  • advising on and litigation concerning non-compete clauses
  • pension/compulsory participation in sectoral pension funds

Corporate Law

  • disputes between shareholders, executive board and/or supervisory board
  • advising on management participation (e.g. in case of private equity transactions)
  • legal representation of statutory directors and senior management in case of (labour) disputes
  • D&O liability
  • acquisitions and acquisition disputes

Register of legal practice areas

Arjen Kampherbeek has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • employment law 
  • corporate law


Pursuant to this registration, Arjen is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar (Nederlandse orde van advocaten).


  • Dutch Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam (1988)
  • English Legal Methods, Cambridge University (GB)
  • Grotius postgraduate specialist Education in Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Postgraduate Education in Employment Law, EUR/Hugo Sinzheimer Institute
  • mediation training: Conflict Mediation Programme, Centrum voor Conflicthantering (CvC) 


Other positions

  • Member of the Discipline Council of The Hague (disciplinary court for the legal profession)
  • Arbitrator Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI)
  • Chairman of Stichting Belangenbehartiging Erfpachters Duingebied Ouddorp
  • Member/secretary Supervisory Board Ikazia Hospital Rotterdam (1995-2011 and 2014-2021)
  • Board member/secretary Kasteel van Rhoon Foundation (2011-2020)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of P.A. van der Kooij Holding B.V. (2005-2013)