Russell Advocaten assists entrepreneurs, employers, shareholders, supervisors, and directors in disputes on liability issues, for instance in the event of damage, duty of care to employees, and shareholder claims.
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Meet our specialists in liability and damage
Reinier advises national and international companies
Jan is a specialist in employment law and corporate law
Eileen provides advice and litigates for entrepreneurs and employers
Lisanne is lawyer for corporate litigation, GDPR, and contracts
Russell Advocaten focuses on entrepreneurs, director and major shareholders, managers, supervisory board members, affluent individuals and expats. We will gladly assist you on all fronts in your daily business operations. We provide legal advice, mediate between different parties and assist you in legal proceedings.
Our hourly fees are in line with the market. Costs due to third parties under the mandate (such as charges, bailiff’s costs and court fees) will be discussed with you in advance.
In addition, we are prepared to agree on fixed rates for certain services. Following a personal meeting with you, we will determine whether your case is suitable for this as this concerns usually cases that are relatively easy to understand from a legal point of view.
No legal aid (Raad voor Rechtsbijstand)
We do not provide state funded legal assistance, what is referred to as “toevoeging”. You can find out whether you are eligible for a “toevoeging” on the website of the Raad voor Rechtsbijstand: www.rvr.org.Litigation
Our lawyers regularly publish blogs, newsletters, articles and books on liability and damage. We also regularly organize seminars and workshops for entrepreneurs. Below you will find an overview of our publications and events.
Exemption from publication of annual financial statements of part of a group is possible by making use of a “403 statement”, in which the mother company accepts liability for the subsidiary. Dutch subsidiaries with a mother company from the United Kingdom have to be attentive regarding Brexit.
Punitive damages in US lawsuits attract a lot of attention. But the Netherlands does not have punitive damages. What does this mean for Dutch companies operating in the United States? And for US companies claiming damages in the Netherlands? Priscilla de Leede of Russell Advocaten and Kathleen Hugo of the American law firm Mateer Harbert discuss these questions in their article for Stare Decisis, the magazine of the Young Lawyers Section of Primerus, the World’s Finest Law Firms.
When can directors be held personally liable? What can directors do to prevent being held personally liable?
Follow our coronavirus blog. Today, among other things: I no longer have work for my employees, what does the new scheme entail regarding compensation of their wages? What credit options does the government offer?
We assist our clients with legal advice on how to limit the impact of the coronavirus crisis. In our blogs we respond to questions about the government measures to tackle Covid-19, working from home, privacy, fulfilling commercial contracts, force majeure and travels to the Netherlands. We are also easily accessible during the coronavirus crisis to help you limit the damage to your business.
The measures introduced to control the spread of the coronavirus are becoming increasingly strict. What do you, as an employer, have to take into account? More than you think! Read our article in the newsletter for SMEs by Ondernemersbelang.
The Rijksmuseum Twenthe paid almost EUR 3 million into a fake bank account. Hackers had taken over the correspondence between the museum and an art dealer on the purchase of a painting by Constable. Who pays for the damage? The museum or the art dealer?
Quality, promptness and personal attention is of paramount importance to us. Read in this newsletter the experiences of five clients. Why do they engage our law firm? What do they think is the strength of Russell Advocaten and, above all, what do they get in return?