Ralph Jan van der Ham

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Ralph Jan van der Ham

In February 2022, Ralph Jan joined the Employment Law team of Holla legal & tax. Within this expertise, he specialises in employee participation and complex procedures. Ralph Jan advises and acts for large (international) employers, smaller employers, as well as works councils, unions, directors, and senior management.

Ralph Jan is a true employment law enthusiast. He is described as a lawyer who goes to great lengths to achieve the best possible results for his clients. He prefers to reach a practical solution through negotiations but will also act in legal procedures when necessary.

Over the years, Ralph Jan has assisted many different types of organisations, ranging from large multinationals to start-ups. For him, a good understanding of the core business and of the intentions and wishes of the client are essential to provide a good service. As a lawyer, he stands beside his clients, and assumes the role of a trusted advisor. International clients describe him as: “sharp and precise in legal matters, understanding of the business needs and pragmatic in his approach.

Track Record

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2022 - now, Holla legal & tax
    Partner | Lawyer
  • 2011 - 2022, Sterc
    Lawyer and co-founder
  • 2001 - 2011, DLA Piper


  • 2008 - 2009, Grotius Academy
    Post doc. Employment Law

Side activities

  • Magazine Rechtspraak Arbeidsrecht (RAR)
  • 2020 – now, Centrum Permanente Educatie
  • 2010 - now, Academie voor de Rechtspraktijk
  • 2009 - now, Instituut voor Arbeidsrecht
  • HR Academy
  • Performa
  • OR Academy
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