Embassies and Consulates

Russell Advocaten is a trusted advisor to Embassies, Consulates and diplomats in the Netherlands

Legal 500 2021 | Russell Advocaten leading firmRussell Advocaten has served as trusted advisor to many Embassies, Consulates, Diplomats and expats over the past decades. We regularly organize workshops on Dutch law for Embassy personnel and expats. We gladly provide legal advice to Embassies, Consulates and diplomats on:

  • Diplomatic immunity
  • Diplomatic inviolability
  • Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic and Consular Relations
  • United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their Property
  • Employment law and dismissal of personnel hired in the Netherlands
  • Sick personnel (rules, procedures, arbo-contacts)
  • Buying, selling and leasing of Embassies and Ambassadors’ accommodation
  • Attachment, garnishment, execution
  • Legal position of expats in the Netherlands

Besides, we work for companies from the sending state in corporate legal issues.

Rendering legal advice to Embassies requires specialized knowledge which is part of the standard service at Russell Advocaten. We know from experience what problems foreign Embassies and Consulates in the Netherlands might have to face. More information can be found at our website for Embassies and Consulates, www.embassydesk.nl.

Our specialized workshops for Embassies have become well-known and much frequented by representatives from diplomatic missions of all continents.

Russell Advocaten contributes regularly to Diplomat Magazine. Here you can find our publications.

Embassy desk

If questions or issues arise, you can contact the specialized embassy desk at Russell Advocaten: embassydesk@russell.nl; +31 20 301 55 55. If you would like to meet one of our specialist lawyers, we will gladly arrange a meeting at your offices.

Our expert lawyers for Embassies and Consulates

Meet our Embassy Desk

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Our offices

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.

Fees

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.

Litigation

Embassies and Consulates news

Our lawyers regularly publish blogs, newsletters, articles and books for Embassies and Consulates. We also regularly organize seminars and workshops. Below you will find an overview of our publications and events.

  • Art
  • Employment law and dismissal

Russell Advocaten recommended by The Legal 500 2021

20 April 2021

Russell Advocaten has for the 17th consecutive year in a row been included in The Legal 500. We are pleased with the recognition for the quality of our legal services by experts and clients. Please read what they say about us:

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  • Expats
  • Employment law and dismissal

Watch our webinar “COVID-19: Reorganization, Job Loss & Stay”

30 March 2021

We have hosted a special webinar “COVID-19: Reorganization, Job Loss & Stay” in cooperation with IN Amsterdam on 23 March. During the webinar, we discussed issues that employers and international employees face due to the impact of the coronavirus. Watch the video today!

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  • Embassies
  • Corporate law

Webinar “COVID-19: Reorganization, Job Loss & Stay”

11 February 2021

We are hosting a special webinar “COVID-19: Reorganization, Job Loss & Stay” in cooperation with IN Amsterdam on 23 March. During the webinar, we will discuss issues that employers and international employees face due to the impact of the coronavirus. Register today!

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  • Art
  • Employment law and dismissal

Russell Advocaten leading firm in Legal 500 2020

16 April 2020

Russell Advocaten has been included in The Legal 500 for the 16th consecutive year. We are pleased with the recognition for the quality of our legal services by experts and clients. Read what they say about us:

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  • Retail
  • Corporate law

The strength of Russell Advocaten. What do our clients say?

31 January 2020

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?

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  • Embassies

2 October 2019: Diplomats only seminar

3 October 2019

On 2 October 2019, in collaboration with Diplomat Magazine, Russell Advocaten hosted a – diplomats only – seminar in The Hague. The subject of this well-attended event was “Dutch labour law and investing in the Netherlands – an update for Diplomats”.

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  • Retail
  • Corporate law

Masters of Law

1 October 2019

Russell Advocaten resolves problems for entrepreneurs. Have you got questions about the corporate structure of your business, personnel, real estate, or contracts? Our brochure gives you some information about our expertise and the services we offer.

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  • Franchise, distribution and agency
  • Corporate law

International

30 September 2019

Russell Advocaten has been an internationally recognized law firm for many decades. We can help you resolve legal issues worldwide. Read our brochure and meet our global team.

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