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Taoufik Yekhlef, Senior Associate

Taoufik Yekhlef

Senior Associate

Practice areas

  • Employment law

Practice notes

Taoufik joined the Employment and labour Law practice group of Eversheds Sutherland in Rotterdam in 2009 as a junior associate. Before his career with Eversheds Sutherland he worked as a HR-advisor in the dock industry. Taoufik advises national and international clients on a wide variety of employment law such as individual dismissals, reorganisations, the employment law-related aspects of mergers and acquisitions, works council related issues and advice on the subject of sick employees. He also has litigation experience and advises occasionally employees.


His experience includes:


  • Drafting and reviewing standard employment agreements and handbook for Dutch subsidiary of a US multinational; 
  • Advising on reorganizations, dismissal, day to day employment advice and works council issues;
  • Advising several foreign companies establishing their headquarters or operations in the Netherlands how to manage their organisation from an employment perspective.

Taoufik is a member of the Netherlands Young Employment Lawyers Association (VJAAN) and the Rotterdam Employment Lawyers Association (VRAA).