Professor of Labour Law
Gerrard Boot is Professor of Labour Law at the Department of Labour Law.
Gerrard Boot teaches labour law in the bachelor and master programmes and also in courses of the post academic education programme. His research is carried out as part of the research programme ‘Reform of Social Legislation’. He is a staff member of 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.
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