Reinier Russell has been managing partner of Russell Advocaten since 1999. A business owner himself, he knows how to combine legal knowledge with the requirements of entrepreneurs. That makes him the ideal advisor of entrepreneurs. As a lawyer he is always looking for practical legal solutions that remain effective for a long period of time. He is also an experienced boardroom advisor and mediates conflicts between managers, shareholders, supervisory directors and works council. In addition to advising and litigating for business owners, Reinier also supervises mediations. Reinier Russell’s client base includes international ICT-businesses, importers of high-end fashion and hotels.
Reinier is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Society of Primerus Law Firms. In addition to being a lawyer, Reinier is Honorary Consul of Brazil in Amsterdam and participates in the management of numerous charitable organizations.
Reinier 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.
Reinier Russell regularly writes about current legal developments. Below is an overview of his blogs, newsletters, books and articles.
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
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?read on
The Dutch restitution policy returns to its original principles and is rightly becoming more generous. Cases that have already been settled can also be resubmitted. What will change in the policy?read on
Management Boards of listed companies get a new tool to protect the company against unwanted shareholder activism or an impending (hostile) takeover. The possibility of invoking a 250-day cooling-off period is introduced. What does this cooling-off period entail exactly?read on
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.read on