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Gerrard Boot

Professor of Labour Law

Prof.mr. G.C. Boot
+31 71 527 2727

Gerrard Boot is Professor of Labour Law at the Department of Labour Law.

More information about Gerrard Boot

Gerrard Boot teaches labour law in the bachelor's and master's programmes and also in courses offered in the post-academic education programme (JPAO). His research is conducted as part of the research programme ‘Reform of Social Legislation’. He is a staff member at the Institute for Public Law, Labour Law Department. 

Besides the above, Gerrard Boot works as a subdistrict court judge at Amsterdam District Court. He previously worked in the field of labour law and commercial law at various law firms including Kennedy Van der Laan in Amsterdam. In addition to his work at Leiden Law School, he is also editor of the Dutch Journal ArbeidsRecht and annotator on Uitspraken Sociale Zekerheid

In 2005 Gerrard Boot obtained his PhD in Leiden with a dissertation entitled: 'Arbeidsrechtelijke bescherming' (Protection under employment law). His supervisor was Professor Guus J.J. Heerma van Voss. His book Arbeidsrecht geschetst was published by Ars Aequi in 2011.

Professor of Labour Law

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Publiekrecht
  • Sociaal Recht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number B1.26



  • Gerechtshof Amsterdam Raadsheer
  • Rechtbank Amsterdam Vice-president / kantonrechter
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