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Have you got questions about the corporate structure of your business, personnel, real estate, or contracts? You can contact us on all your legal issues.

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The NOW-scheme has been extended for the period from October 2020 – June 2021. What support can employers now receive, and what conditions do they have to meet to be entitled to NOW 3.0? Read more
Punitive damages in US lawsuits attract a lot of attention. But the Netherlands does not have punitive damages. What does this mean for Dutch companies operating in the United States? And for US companies claiming damages in the Netherlands? Priscilla de Leede of Russell Advocaten and Kathleen Hugo of the American law firm Mateer Harbert discuss these questions in their article for Stare Decisis, the magazine of the Young Lawyers Section of Primerus, the World's Finest Law Firms. Read more
Employers are trying to soften the consequences of the coronavirus by, for example, changing the employment conditions of employees. How does this work? And what should you take into account in case of dismissal during COVID-19? The recording of our webinar will provide you with answers. Read more
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? Read more
Employers are trying to soften the consequences of the coronavirus by, for example, changing the employment conditions of employees. How does this work? And what should you take into account in case of dismissal during COVID-19? On Wednesday 7 October, our employment lawyers will discuss these topics during a practical webinar. Read more
Directors’ liability
Publishing date: 29 September 2020
When can directors be held personally liable? What can directors do to prevent being held personally liable? Read more
COVID-19 measures are regarded as unforeseen circumstances. This means there may be a ground for rent reduction in the hospitality and retail industries. What does the tenant have to prove to be entitled to rent reduction? And how can the landlord counter the request of the tenant? Read more
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? Read more
Taking steps in the event of irregularities or a #MeToo-related issue in your company? Make sure all facts are disclosed by means of a thorough investigation of the facts! Read more
How many hours can employees work?
Publishing date: 3 September 2020
In the event of violation of the legal working hours, your company can be fined and even shut down. What are the rules and how can you comply with them? Read more

Areas of expertise

Do you have any questions about mergers, takeovers, restructuring, corporate governance, and insolvency? Russell Advocaten offers sound advice to entrepreneurs, shareholders, supervisors, and directors.


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Do you  have any questions on employment contracts, employee sickness, working conditions, or dismissal? Russell Advocaten helps employers and HR managers with legal issues related to personnel. We also assist directors and managers in questions about their own employment contract.


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Do you have any questions about zoning plans, lease, tender, and permits? Russell Advocaten advises project developers, retail chains, lessors, and real estate agents. You can contact us for all the legal aspects of real estate.


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Russell Advocaten can provide assistance in all legal proceedings: before the District Court (including the Sub-district Court), the Court of Appeal, and also the Supreme Court. We will also gladly assist you in binding-opinion proceedings and arbitration. At our law offices, a registered mediator offers mediation services.


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Russell Advocaten is internationally renowned for being one of the most important specialists in the field of art and law in the Netherlands. We advise and litigate for museums, art dealers, and collectors on issues concerning purchase of art, art forgery, error of substance, and restitution of war-looted art.


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At Russell Advocaten, we have a special Embassy Desk for Embassies, Consulates, Diplomats and expats. You can come to us with questions about consequences of immunity and inviolability, contracts with employees, lessors, and Dutch government authorities.


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Russell Advocaten assists entrepreneurs and companies in drafting contracts, agreements, and General Terms and Conditions. We also help you in disputes about failure to perform, breach of contract, and international contracts.


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Retail chains, importers and software suppliers have us check their agreements and look after their brand interests or the interests of the brands they represent. We will gladly answer your questions about exclusivity, licenses and their termination.


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Do you have questions or need advice about joint property, division of estates, maintenance(alimony) or custody rights? Do you need mediation for your divorce settlement?
Our divorce lawyers can help you.


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