Okkie has been working as an attorney since 1985, specialising in employment law and rent law. He has always focused on the SME and housing associations as his clients. Okkie is a member of the Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (VAAN). He has over thirty years of experience in contract law, is a keen negotiator and regularly litigates.
Okkie tends to aim for a swift and efficient result to the negotiations he conducts, but will, if needed, prove sufficiently tenacious in the courtroom.
Okkie has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):
- Employment law
Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.