“I like to create clarity in complex situations”
I am not a pure scientist. I follow developments in my jurisdiction closely but prefer to be in the field myself. My strength is that I love people. This is a major advantage in employment law, because that is what it’s all about, people. I feel personally involved with my clients and I know the culture within the companies. This means that you can switch quickly and rapidly come to solutions together with the client. In practice I often see a distance between the client and the lawyer. I do not only act as a lawyer for employers. I also assist employees. I see that as an added value.
Tom Nicolai (lawyer since 2001) attended the postgraduate specialisation course in Employment Law (Grotius). He is a member of the Association of Employment Lawyers in the Netherlands and the Northern Netherlands and a board member of the business association ZO. Tom is a partner at Yspeert.