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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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Russell Advocaten has for the 17th consecutive year in a row been included in The Legal 500. We are pleased with the recognition for the quality of our legal services by experts and clients. Please read what they say about us: Read more
The Management and Supervision of Legal Entities Act will enter into force on 1 July 2021. How does this affect the articles of association of your foundation, association or cooperative association? Read more
Dismissal and expiry periods
Publishing date: 8 April 2021
Expiry periods in employment law are strict. If you are too late, you cannot take action against the dismissal and forfeit the right to compensation. What are the deadlines you have to keep in mind? Read more
When is a tenant entitled to rent reduction? How are the consequences of the coronavirus crisis shared between landlord and tenant? Read more
We have hosted a special webinar “COVID-19: Reorganization, Job Loss & Stay” in cooperation with IN Amsterdam on 23 March. During the webinar, we discussed issues that employers and international employees face due to the impact of the coronavirus. Watch the video today! Read more
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 more
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 more
Dismissal and notice periods
Publishing date: 22 March 2021
Employment contracts cannot be terminated with immediate effect except for an urgent cause. Which deadlines do you, as an employer, have to take into account? Read more
A WhatsApp group of Special Enforcement Officers ranted about their manager and colleagues. Insults such as “berk”, “hog”, “idiot”, “downer” were reason for dismissal with immediate effect by their employer. Yet the court reversed this. However, sexual harassment by the female manager of a childcare organization on WhatsApp was not acceptable. Why this difference? Read more
The sale of a drawing by Rubens, owned by Princess Christina, at an auction in New York caused great indignation and a discussion about the policy for cultural heritage in the Netherlands. This resulted in two advice committees, the Pechtold Committee and the Buma Committee. The latter has issued an interim opinion, that, if adopted, could have serious consequences for art collectors and art dealers in the Netherlands. 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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