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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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On 30 July, the Terms of Employment Posted Workers in the European Union Act will be amended. What rules do foreign companies that second or post personnel to the Netherlands have to comply with from now on? Read more
Can you dismiss your employee with immediate effect after the theft of a (very) low-value product? Yes, you can! However, a recently published decision shows it does not go without a risk! Read more
Reinier W.L. Russell and Guus van Lieshout of Russell Advocaten were among the speakers at a webinar on business opportunities in the Netherlands for companies from India. Were you not able to participate in the webinar and would you like to know more about starting a business in the Netherlands? You can watch a recording of the webinar. Read more
When you sell products or services in the Netherlands, you will have to deal with Dutch debtors. How do you collect debts from a reluctant Dutch debtor? Or from a foreign debtor who has his assets in the Netherlands? Read more
The Dutch Senate approved of the Franchise Act on 30 June 2020. It is expected to take effect on 1 January 2021. What will change for franchisors and franchisees? Read more
The decision making within a company can by influenced by the works council in different ways. The best known route is by means of the works council’s right to be consulted and/or right of consent. But how can the works council influence the decision making by means of its right of initiative? Read more
High punitive damages are one of the aspects of U.S. law that attracts a lot of attention. In the Netherlands punitive damages will not be awarded. What are the consequences for Dutch companies that are active in the U.S.? And for American companies that file a claim in the Netherlands? Priscilla de Leede of Russell Advocaten and Kathleen Hugo of U.S. law firm Mateer Harbert explain. Read more
Reinier W.L. Russell of Russell Advocaten is one of the speakers at a webinar on business opportunities in the Netherlands for companies from India. The webinar is hosted by SAS Partners Corporate Advisors in assocation with World Trade Center Bengaluru, the Consulate General of the Netherlands in Bengaluru and The Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA). Read more
Despite the support measures, the coronavirus crisis can hit your business hard. Can you then unilaterally change the conditions of employment? Or do you need the consent of the employees for this? Read more
Because of the government measures against the coronavirus, tenants of retail and hospitality space have no or less income. Are they therefore entitled to a rent reduction? Sometimes they are, but often they are not. When are they entitled and when are they not? 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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