Reinier Russell

managing partner

Reinier advises national and international companies
+31 20 301 55 55

Paul Russell

senior partner

Paul is a highly experienced, creative and tenacious litigator
+31 20 301 55 55

Lisanne Meijerhof


Lisanne is lawyer for corporate litigation, contracts and charities
+31 20 301 55 55

Litigation, arbitration and mediation

Legal 500 2024 | Russell Advocaten leading firmRussell Advocaten has a strong team of specialist litigators (corporate litigators). Our lawyers assist clients when disputes have arisen or are likely to arise, both at national and international level. Russell Advocaten is also highly specialized in the areas of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), such as arbitration and mediation. Our law firm has a registered mediator. Where necessary, we can bring in one of our external mediators.

We gladly support you in legal proceedings on:

  • International litigation
  • Attachment and the right to levy execution
  • Interlocutory proceedings
  • Civil proceedings before the Enterprise Section, Right of Inquiry
  • Cassation
  • Jurisdiction advice
  • Out-of-court settlement negotiations
  • (International) Arbitration
  • Procedures before the Dutch Arbitration Institute (Nederlands arbitrage instituut, Rotterdam)
  • Procedures before the Council of Arbitration for Building Issues (Raad van Arbitrage voor de Bouw, Utrecht)
  • Binding opinion
  • Restitutions committee
  • Mediation
  • Mediation counselling
  • Divorce mediation
  • Disciplinary rules


Legal 500 2020 – Dispute resolution: Commercial: “The ‘experienced and dedicated team‘ at Russell Advocaten B.V. is singled out as the ‘best Dutch firm specialised in art law‘, providing ‘specialist knowledge‘, as well as ‘in-depth advice‘. The practice advises clients, among them art dealers and auction houses, on matters regarding trade and ownership of works of art. Other sector specialisms include fashion, luxury goods, and real estate. Practice head Paul Russell is ‘a best-in-class art lawyer‘ with a wealth of experience in international litigation.”

Russell Advocaten is a member of the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Procesrecht. The law firm has a certified mediator.