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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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News

On 28 May 2019, the Dutch Senate approved the bill on the Labour Market in Balance Act. This Act will be effective as of 1 January 2020. What are the six main changes? Read more
On-call employees
Publishing date: 12 June 2019
Many enterprises work with on-call employees. What kind of contracts are there for on-call employees? What are the rights of on-call employees and which obligations do employers have to meet? Read more
Personnel: Statutory minimum wage
Publishing date: 11 June 2019
As of 1 July 2019, changes the calculation of the statutory minimum wage and minimum youth wage. What are the new amounts of the minimum wage? Read more
What do you have to consider when using general terms & conditions in international contracts? Read more
The dismissal of a director under the articles of association can be very costly for the employer. How can you prevent this? Read more
In collaboration with PAIAM, Russell Advocaten organises an international meeting on Wednesday, 5 June 2019. The topics will be the European Regulation on the introduction and the import of cultural goods, the 5th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive and Artificial Intelligence. Read more
With the introduction of the GDPR, employers are not allowed to just process employees’ health data. Can you test your employees during working hours if you suspect that they are under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication? Read more
In the real estate sector, government tolerance is common: for example, in the case of a building without permit, a houseboat without mooring permit, or permanent residence in recreation residences. No objection or appeal can be lodged (any longer) against a temporary exemption based on tolerance. What can you do about it? Read more
Consumers have a right of withdrawal when buying products online. This does usually also apply to opened package products and when the product has been used. What does this mean for online sellers? Read more
Litigation is time consuming or the case must be urgent. As the parties also wish to deal with non-urgent matters quickly, the Amsterdam District Court has introduced a fast-track procedure. What does it mean and what matters are eligible for it? 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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