Publication date: 20 April 2021
Also in 2021, Russell Advocaten has been recommended in The Legal 500, the guide to the leading law firms worldwide. We have now been recommended for the 17th consecutive year in a row. This year, we are especially recommended in the categories:
We are pleased with the recognition for the quality of our legal services. Especially because not only experts but also our clients have an important voice in this. Please read below why The Legal 500 and our clients express their high esteem for the expertise and services of Russell Advocaten:
Russell Advocaten B.V. distinguishes itself advising foreign authorities, embassies and consulates in the Netherlands on employment issues through its special embassy desk. The firm is also adept at handling employment issues for boards of directors, supervisory boards and individual directors. Team head Jan Dop is noted for his experience of the corporate and real estate arenas.
‘We appreciate the lawyers due to their in-depth knowledge of Dutch labour regulations’.
‘Fast and efficient communication’.
‘We highly appreciate the professional approach and communication with Mr. Jan Dop’.
‘No-nonsense, to-the-point advice’.
‘Transparent and of outstanding quality’.
‘Accessible partners and overall very good knowledge of the subjects at hand’.
‘They can also rely on a huge network in many areas’
‘Partners and associates alike are really up to the task with in-depth knowledge of the various cases presented’.
Independent Dutch firm Russell Advocaten B.V. is noted for its focus advising retail clients on leasing, corporate, litigation and employment matters. It is an active member of Primerus, a global network of independent law firms. Clients include international brands, embassies and corporates. Reinier W.L. Russell and Jan Dop head the team.
‘Russell Advocaten is very reactive, you never have to wait for an answer or for assistance’.
‘Unbelievable for a structure that is not super-big’.
‘Russell advocaten is very innovative in their communication and the service they offer’.
‘They are very active on social media, with very useful content’.
‘The way they specialise in the day-to-day needs of companies; the way they understand these needs and offer solutions for these needs, is very impressive’.
‘Reinier Russell is a very solution-minded and direct professional’.
‘You always know where you stand with Reinier Russell and he gives you a great understanding of the value of your case’.
Although best known for its art-related litigation practice where it handles multimillion-euro disputes, Russell Advocaten B.V. advises on business disputes across a range of other sectors, including IT/data handling, fashion and luxury goods and retail. Another niche area of expertise is advice to Embassies. With many years’ experience, Paul Russell is an ‘outstanding professional’.
‘No nonsense, to-the-point advice, transparent and of outstanding quality. Accessible partners, overall very good knowledge of the subjects at hand. They can also rely on a huge network in many areas.’
‘Partners and associates alike are really up to their task with in-depth knowledge of the various cases presented, they can rely on specific expert knowledge in many areas. They are true professionals who work very efficiently, not losing hours on end grasping the detail of specific cases because of lack of knowledge. They truly understand the matters at hand based on their expertise and as such, provide professional support and advice.’
‘The team has a great work capacity, managing a large number of judicial proceedings diligently and cost-efficiently. ’
‘Russell Advocaten is the best legal partner for art business. Always a pleasure to work together with Paul and his colleagues. ’
‘Paul Russell is an expert both in art law as in art itself. He is an outstanding professional. ’
‘A dedicated team that delivers.’
‘Very good at keeping their calm when needed.’
Russell Advocaten B.V. advises a number of large international brands on corporate, real estate, employment and day-to-day matters. As a member of Primerus, a global network of independent law firms, it is well placed to handle international mandates. The team is headed by Reinier W.L. Russell and Jan Dop.
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!read on
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.read on
A sick employee may not be dismissed. However, an employee who knows of imminent dismissal, cannot avoid this by reporting sick. But when does the employee know that this is the case? This question was central to the court case concerning the dismissal of a CFO of Volksbank.read on
If your employee reports sick, this may raise many difficult questions. What are your reintegration obligations during the sick leave period? What are you allowed to record about your sick employee with regard to the privacy legislation? We answered these and other questions during a webinar. Watch the video!read on
Proceedings do not always have to be in court. There are other ways to resolve legal disputes. An important and often also appealing alternative is arbitration. In particular if you are doing business internationally. What are the advantages of arbitration?read on
Is there already a works council in your company? Are you a member of your company’s works council? What are the advantages of having a works council in your company? Jan Dop and Priscilla C.X. de Leede explain the role of the works council and give an overview of the works council’s most important rights.read on