Joost Quant has been a lawyer since 1994. He started at one of the big law firms. He has extensive expertise in corporate law and specifically employment and employee participation law, with a special focus on the Statutory Director, reorganizations, corporate governance and media sensitive matters. He is also active as, supervisory director, trustee, labor law teacher and investor.
Joost studied law in Leiden and the United States (Atlanta). He has worked in (international) business for 7 years. He returned to the legal profession in the field of employment and employee participation law since 2004. In 2006 he completed the post doctorate specialization study in Employment Law (PALA) and in 2015 the training to become a mediator. Joost Quant is a member of various specialization associations, including the Dutch Employment Lawyers Association (VAAN).
Joost Quant also has a background in (international) business where he worked as a corporate strategy manager and media spokesperson. As an extension of this, he specializes in media-sensitive cases and cases in which strategy and reputation protection are key. In that capacity, he regularly assists companies, institutions, directors and managers, as well as people and clubs in professional football. For Joost Quant not only the legal questions matter but he considers every legal question as part of a broader context.
With a background in both the legal profession and international business, Joost Quant knows how legal and commercial interests can diverge. He anticipates this with a practical and direct approach. Customers see Joost Quant as a skilled and sharp negotiator with strategic insight. He quickly gets to the heart of the matter, whereby not only the legal analysis is leading, but also serves the client’s strategy.
Joost Quant is also active as a supervisory director, Trustee, dispute settler and labor law teacher. Among others, he is chairman and trustee of the Van Bijlevelt Foundation (ANBI; fiscal public benefit), Chairman of the Supervisory Board of one of the largest players in the field of personal injury, member of the Supervisory Board of a childcare organization, vice-chairman of the Supervisory Board of a community of schools in Amsterdam, member of “De geschillencommissie” (ADR institute) and member of the disciplinary committee of the Dutch Martial Arts Authority. He is also the initiator in the development of the largest solar park in the province of Utrecht, being the largest citizens’ initiative in the Netherlands in the field of solar energy.
Specialties: Labour Law, Corporate restructuring, Media sensitive cases.
mr. Joost Quant has registered the following main (and sub) jurisdictions in the Register of Jurisdictions of the Dutch Bar Association:
- Employment law
Based on this registration, he is obliged to obtain ten training points in each registered main jurisdiction in accordance with the standards of the Dutch Bar Association.