De Brauw commits to lockstep

Bryne, Matt
December 2005
Lawyer;12/12/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 48, p4
Trade Publication
This article reports that Jaap de Kiejzer, the managing partner of the Dutch company De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, has said that the firm has no plans to restructure its lockstep. The firm's rival firm Nauta Dutilh has decided to introduce a bonus element into its remuneration system. De Brauw is trying to consolidate the entire firm into Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The firm will close its offices in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, by the year 2008. Nauta has introduced a system into its lockstep as a result of which underperforming partners can be docked points.


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