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Reinier Russell

managing partner

Reinier advises national and international companies

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Priscilla de Leede


Priscilla is an expert in dismissal law, expats, and employee participation

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Jan Dop


Jan is a specialist in employment law and corporate law

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Paul Russell

senior partner

Paul is a highly experienced, creative and tenacious litigator

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Publications and events

Lawyers at Russell Advocaten regularly publish information about recent legal developments. We also regularly organize events to keep clients and contacts up-to-date.

  • IT and ICT
  • Employment law and dismissal

Uber drivers are employees, not self-employed workers

14 September 2021

According to the Amsterdam District Court, Uber drivers are employees. Therefore, they are covered by the collective agreement of the taxi industry with all associated rights and obligations. How did the District Court reach this judgement? And what does it mean for other forms of platform work?

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  • Retail
  • Employment law and dismissal

Questions and challenges during COVID-19: Dutch employment law, tenancy law and contract law

13 September 2021

In this article, we will discuss several questions and challenges in the field of Dutch employment law, tenancy law and contract law during COVID-19.

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  • Retail
  • Real estate and rent

Calculation of rent reduction due to lockdown

30 August 2021

How does the court calculate a lower rent due to the lockdown? Does online turnover count? Does it matter whether the tenant or landlord is large or small?

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  • Corporate law

Is a management agreement an employment contract or a contract for services?

26 August 2021

Do the new rules of the Supreme Court for the assessment of employment contracts also have consequence for management agreements? Case law has not decided yet. This can be seen from the judgments of the Arnhem-Leeuwarden Court of Appeal and the District Court of Midden-Nederland about the management agreement of the CFO of Volksbank.

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