'Masters in Law'

For more than 75 years, Russell Advocaten has been solving problems for large and medium-sized companies and government authorities. We specialize in international services. Russell Advocaten has been recommended by the Legal 500 since 2005.

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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.

  • Corporate law

Doing Good Well

13 January 2022

The partners at Russell Advocaten have been on boards of various charities for many years. We have started several initiatives for the professionalization of charitable work. In this article, I will discuss three of them: the post-graduate course Governing Charitable Funds, the survey of charity law in the Netherlands I have written, and finally how we can help charities that want to become active in the Netherlands and other European countries.

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  • Liability

Volunteers left in the lurch?

31 December 2021

Charities may be liable for accidents that happen to volunteers during their work. However, there are limits to this, as the Supreme Court ruled on 24 December 2021. What are these limits?

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  • Retail
  • Real estate and rent

Rent reduction due to lockdown?

28 December 2021

The Dutch Supreme Court has determined when coronavirus measures entitle to a rent reduction. And how such a reduction must be calculated. When are you or your tenant entitled to lower rent? And how do you calculate it?

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  • IT and ICT
  • Employment law and dismissal

What will change for entrepreneurs and employers in 2022?

21 December 2021

Like every year, 2022 will start with a number of changes in laws and regulations. We have listed the most important changes for entrepreneurs and employers in this blog.

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It doesn’t make a difference which lawyer at Russell Advocaten I’m seeing, the quality is always high.
They can communicate as easily in English as they do in Dutch.
No other law firm is so well-informed.
I don’t need to worry about legal matters, and that creates peace of mind.