Lisanne Meijerhof

Lisanne advises international and national entrepreneurs and family businesses

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Lisanne is a true litigator. At Russell Advocaten she assists companies in the areas of corporate litigation, corporate law and general law of contracts. In addition, she assists national and international businesses in preparing contracts and General Terms & Conditions. The clients she serves include important business leaders and notable members of the art world. In her Master’s thesis, Lisanne dealt with disputes about damages.

And besides…
Lisanne loves traveling, skiing, visiting museums and reading.

Specialisms

  • Corporate law
  • Corporate litigation
  • Liability
  • GDPR (privacy)

Training

  • 2020 LL.M. Private Law, Utrecht University
  • 2018 LL.B., Utrecht University
  • 2017 Bachelor Liberal Arts and Sciences, University College Utrecht
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Publications by Lisanne Meijerhof

Lisanne Meijerhof regularly writes about current legal developments. Below is an overview of her blogs, newsletters, books and articles.

  • Franchise, distribution and agency
  • Contracts

Beware of vague wording in franchise agreements

24 June 2021

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.

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  • Works Council
  • Corporate law

Management and Supervision of Legal Entities Act: What are the changes?

23 June 2021

On 10 November 2020, the Dutch Senate adopted the bill on the management and supervision of legal entities. This affects all associations and foundations, but, above all, nonprofit organizations. As an officer of a sports club, are you now more likely to be liable? Do you have to meet additional requirements when you are a member of the supervisory board of a school?

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  • Fashion and luxury
  • Contracts

Distribution & Agency in the Netherlands

25 February 2021

The expert lawyers of Russell Advocaten contributed the chapter on the Netherlands to the Lexology Guide Distribution & Agency. Lexology is the most comprehensive source of international legal updates, analysis and insights for law firms and in-house counsel.

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  • Contracts

Consequences of a “403 statement”

10 December 2020

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.

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  • Corporate law

Forced transfer of shares

16 November 2020

In the event of a conflict, shareholders may demand that a co-shareholder be compulsorily required to transfer his shares, also referred to as a buy-out. When is this allowed and how should it be arranged?

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  • Corporate law

Starting a company: Why have a shareholders’ agreement?

14 October 2020

What is a shareholders’ agreement? What can be governed by a shareholders’ agreement? And why do you need a shareholders’ agreement if the company also has articles of association?

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  • Corporate law

Directors’ liability

29 September 2020

When can directors be held personally liable? What can directors do to prevent being held personally liable?

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  • Franchise, distribution and agency
  • Contracts

Contracts: Distribution or agency?

23 September 2020

Distribution and agency agreements are often confused. And this is not surprising: there are similarities. However, it is crucial to be aware of the differences. Why is that so important? And what are the differences?

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