Arjan Adams

Arjan Adams

Advocaat | Associate


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After first working in Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Arjan is currently a lawyer in Houthoff’s Employment & Pensions practice group in Amsterdam. He focuses on employment law dispute resolution and corporate litigation, including the dismissal of directors appointed under articles of association, directors’ and officers’ liability, shareholder disputes, summary dismissal, employee representation and employment termination law. Arjan is also a lecturer at Maastricht University.

Arjan gives lectures and seminars on corporate litigation (including enquêterecht (the right of inquiry), dispute settlement rules, the buy-out procedure, and directors’ and officers’ liability) and employment law (including the dismissal of directors appointed under articles of association, summary dismissal and employee representation). Arjan is a member of the Dutch Corporate Litigation Association, the Dutch Association for Procedural Law and the Dutch Employment Law Association.

Qualifications & Experience

LL.M. Corporate & Commercial Law (Honours Programme) (Maastricht University)
LL.B. Law (Maastricht University)
  • Houthoff represented the shareholders of Boal in the sale of a majority stake in Boal Group to Equistone Partners Europe. Headquartered in Naaldwijk, the Netherlands, BOAL Group has 48 years of experience in designing and manufacturing aluminium roofing and sidewall systems for greenhouses and holds a market leading position in the horticultural greenhouse industry. It also supplies the construction, engineering, and transport sectors with aluminium extrusions. The production of its high-performance products is underpinned by its in-house experience, know-how, innovation and aluminium extrusion capabilities across its sites in the Netherlands (‘s-Gravenzande, Maasdijk, De Lier) and the UK(Shepshed). BOAL Group currently employs c.370 people and generated revenues of c.€155m in 2017.