Paul Russell is a lawyer for international and national businesses, art dealers, museums, and affluent individuals. He specializes in corporate governance, contracts and corporate litigation. He has been a lawyer at Russell since 1976.
Paul Russell is senior partner at Russell Advocaten. He assists entrepreneurs in national and international disputes on corporate governance, contracts, and corporate litigation. Paul is a seasoned litigator, combining tenacity and creativity with profound legal knowledge. This enables him to find the desired solution for his clients, even if it does not seem to be quite possible at first.
In addition, he specializes in divorces involving large assets and enterprises. He also advises and litigates in art related cases for art dealers, museums and collectors.
Paul was a member of the Dutch Senate for many years. He currently serves on the boards and supervisory boards of various charitable organizations.
Paul W.L. Russell, LL.M. has registered the following legal areas in the register of legal areas of the Netherlands Bar:
According to the standards of the Netherlands Bar the registration obliges me to obtain ten training credits per year in each of the registered legal areas.
After nine years, it is finally clear to whom the Crimean treasures should go. According to the Supreme Court, they should go to the state of Ukraine, the owner and custodian of the archeological objects that were on loan to the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam in 2014. How did the Supreme Court reach its verdict?
News that an employee had allegedly stolen artefacts from the British Museum prompted Dutch television programme Nieuwsuur to interview Paul W.L. Russell, LL.M. As such thefts are rather common, it is important that museums manage and protect their collections properly. What should they pay particular attention to?
The dispute about the Crimean treasures is coming to a conclusion after nine years. As the advocate general has given his opinion, it is now up to the Supreme Court to give the final ruling in the Netherlands in this matter. Often the Supreme Court follows the opinion of the advocate general. What does this opinion entail?