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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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As an employer, you want to protect your company and company data as much as possible. This can be done, for instance, by granting employees access to the computer, cash register or company premises only by means of their fingerprints. Is that still allowed after the introduction of the GDPR? Read more
Members of the works council have the right not to be discriminated against when they perform their tasks as a member of the works council. But is an employer allowed to monitor mailboxes of other members of the works council if he suspects that the duty of confidentiality has been violated? Read more
It is easy to dismiss a director under the articles of association. However, if he or she is also an employee, regular dismissal law does apply. What do you have to watch out for as an employer? Read more
At the Art & Law symposium, Alexander Pechtold and Paul W.L. Russell addressed the list of protected cultural heritage in private ownership. What will the government do to make inclusion on this list less onerous for the owners of this cultural heritage? Read more
The UBO register, the Labour Market in Balance Act, the obligation to report also non-cash transactions in the art world and many more regulations will change in 2020. Read on to be up to date of the most important changes for you and your company. Read more
As of 1 January 2020, the statutory minimum wage and minimum youth wage will be increased. What are the new amounts of the minimum wage? Read more
As of 1 January 2020, for contracts for an indefinite period a 5% lower unemployment insurance contribution applies than for temporary contracts and on-call contracts. What do you have to arrange to qualify for this lower contribution? Read more
Expats are permitted to work in the Netherlands. However, their family members are not allowed to work in the Netherlands just like that. They need their own permit. This will change as of 1 January 2020. What are the new rules? Read more
If you take a work of art on consignment, problems may arise with the owner afterwards who finds he has received too little or because the work of art should not have been sold at all. How can you avoid this? Read more
As of 10 January 2020, each newly established or already existing company in the Netherlands must register its UBOs in the UBO register at the Chamber of Commerce. How does that work? And how is the privacy of UBOs ensured? 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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