About Mark Putting

Mark Putting is a lawyer at AKD who specialises in employment law. Mark has over ten years experience advising and litigating on restructurings, individual dismissals, disputes over non-competition and non-solicitation clauses, occupational disability and a range of flexible employment matters.

He also assists companies and works councils with co-determination issues, and has accumulated a wealth of knowledge on issues concerning the scope of collective bargaining agreements and pension schemes, one being over the question whether membership of an industrial pension fund should be compulsory for companies.

Mark acts as the go-to sounding board for many HR managers, officers and shareholders. He combines in-depth knowledge of the law with the ability to explain and handle matters in a straightforward and pleasant manner.

Mark regularly gives presentations on employment law issues, briefing his clients on trending legislative and case-law related topics.

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More about

  • Grotius Academy (post-graduate), Employment Law, 2019 (with honours)
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam, Employment Law, Master's degree, 2011
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam, Law, Bachelor's degree, 2006-2010
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
  • Netherlands Association of Employment Lawyers, VAAN
  • Rotterdam Association of Employment Lawyers, VRAA
  • Pension Law Association, VvP
Legal practice areas the Netherlands Bar’s register

Mark Putting 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, Mark 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.