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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.

  • Employment law and dismissal

Three important topics to include in your employment contract under Dutch, US and UK law

15 July 2021

In the last issue of Stare Decisis, Priscilla de Leede of Russell Advocaten, Mary Edenfield of Mateer Harbert and Ed Belam of Marriott Harrison discuss the most important topics to include in your employment contracts regarding the termination of the contract. There are some important differences to take into account!

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  • Corporate law

Good governance: The advisory capacity of directors and members of the supervisory board

28 June 2021

Directors and members of the supervisory board support shareholders in an advisory capacity. From 1 July 2021 this also applies to directors and supervisory board members of associations, foundations and cooperatives. What are the consequences if the shareholders make decisions disregarding this advisory role?

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  • Franchise, distribution and agency
  • Contracts

Beware of vague wording in franchise agreements

24 June 2021

It is important to use clear and unambiguous language in agreements. This has once again been demonstrated by a recent judgement of the Supreme Court. Because of ambiguities in franchise agreements, franchisees of Albert Heijn may have lost millions.

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  • Works Council
  • Corporate law

Management and Supervision of Legal Entities Act: What are the changes?

23 June 2021

On 10 November 2020, the Dutch Senate adopted the bill on the management and supervision of legal entities. This affects all associations and foundations, but, above all, nonprofit organizations. As an officer of a sports club, are you now more likely to be liable? Do you have to meet additional requirements when you are a member of the supervisory board of a school?

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