Floris Asscher

Floris (F.G.) Asscher joined Pellicaan Advocaten on March 1st, 2011. Floris has studied Dutch law at University of Amsterdam (UvA). In 2018, Floris has successfully completed the postgraduate law degree Grotius Employment law (cum laude).


At Pellicaan Advocaten Floris has a focus on employee participation matters (works councils), dismissal cases (collective dismissal and individual cases), the drafting and reviewing of employment agreements and conflict resolution concerning  (but not limited to) non – competition and business relationship clauses, confidentiality, et cetera. Floris provides legal advice and is litigator and assists both employers and employees.

Floris regularly publishes on employment law and works council matters. For SDU Opmaat Floris contributed to the reference guide SDU Memo + Employment law, for which he was author of the memorandum 'Working hours', which has also been used for the book ‘How does the (new) employment law work?’ Floris has also cooperated with popular publications concerning employment law in national newspapers and magazines.


  • The majority of Floris’ work consists of advising, negotiating and litigating in and concerning dismissal cases for SMEs, larger (multinational) companies and higher management;
  • Floris negotiates and litigates frequently on the subject of restricitive covenants (non competition and business relation clauses), as wel for employers who want to invoke such clauses, as for employees who want to challenge such clauses;
  • Floris has extensive experience with the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions;
  • Finally, Floris enjoys being involved in employee participation matters (from helping to set up elections, to assisting with and providing specific legal advice in RfA and consent procedures).

Floris has registered the following legal area in the register of legal areas of the Dutch Bar Association:

  • Labour law

This registration obliges him to obtain ten continous education points each calendar year in this registered area of law, according to the standards of the Dutch Bar Association.

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