What let’s focus means for me
"Lexence gives me the opportunity to continue developing, which means I can keep assisting my clients in the right way."
Floor Damen advises companies and other organizations on collective and individual dismissals, transfers of undertakings and employee co-determination. An important part of his collective reorganizations practice includes negotiating with trade organizations on social plans, consulting with works councils and selecting employees for redundancy in accordance with the ‘age distribution principle’ (afspiegelingsbeginsel).
Floor publishes regularly about reorganizations and employee co-determination. He is also a visiting lecturer in the combined master’s program in employment law of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Universiteit van Amsterdam.
Floor is recognized annually by international listings. For the third year in a row, he is recommended by Legal 500 as ‘Leading Individual’ in employment law. Clients describe his practice as: “Floor Damen knows Dutch law, he is patient and meticulous in lending guidance or articulating risks for the business.” Legal 500 (2021).
Floor has been with Lexence since 2006 and is a member of the management board since 2022. He studied law at Universiteit Utrecht, and completed the postgraduate program in employment law at Universiteit van Amsterdam. Floor was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 2000.