Member Details

  • Netherlands
Hoge Rijndijk 306
Leiden 2314 AM Netherlands

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Known for his pragmatic attitude and resoluteness, Joost Kokje assists his clients passionately, always doing his utmost to secure the best possible outcome for them.

Education and career

Joost graduated from Leiden University where he obtained his Master’s degree in Civil Law with merit in 2014. Joost was admitted to The Hague Bar Association at the end of 2014 and then took up employment at De Clercq. Prior to this, he did work in legal practices at several civil-law notary firms, law firms and legal consultancy firms, while also volunteering at The Hague Legal Advice Centre. Joost completed the vocational training for his legal profession with merits.

Daily practice

Within the Employment, Employee Participation & Pensions practice group at De Clercq, Joost focusses mainly on flexible employment (i.e. platform workers and outsourcing), cross border employment and employment-related advice in the M&A team of De Clercq (i.e. restructuring of companies and advising the board of directors). He advises, litigates and publishes regularly in these subareas of labour law.


Member of the Hague Bar Association

Member of the Dutch Employment Law Association

Member of the Supreme Court Young Bar Association

Firm Description

The world is changing rapidly. New technologies, new relationships, new opportunities. All giving rise to new challenges, including in the legal sphere. And that is why we stay ahead of the game, looking far ahead, beyond your horizon. We identify problem areas and analyse possible solutions. Paving the way for you to change, to seize opportunities and to thrive. We are De Clercq.