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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

Employers are no longer allowed to keep the employment contract with employees dormant after two years of illness to avoid the payment of transition compensation. That’s what the Supreme Court decided recently. What does this mean for employers? Read more
8 reasons to dismiss an employee
Publishing date: 30 October 2019
An employer may only terminate the employment contract of an employee if he has reasonable grounds to do so. The law provides eight permitted grounds for dismissal. What are these reasons? Read more
Newsletter Employee illness
Publishing date: 23 October 2019
Your employee reports sick. What should you do next? As an employer, you have certain obligations. Order our newsletter to read about the most important things to take into account when your employee reports sick. Read more
On 27 November 2019, Russell Advocaten organises a symposium on Art & Law. This symposium will cover, inter alia, the evaluation of the Heritage Act by the Advisory Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property. Former Minister Alexander Pechtold, Chairman of the Committee, will be present and answer questions. Read more
When can a director and major shareholder (DMS) be held personally liable? What can a director and major shareholder do to avoid being held personally liable? Read more
Russell Advocaten is part of the worldwide network of Primerus law firms which ensures the best possible quality. Get to know our Primerus affiliated firms in Canada and the Eastern United States: Read more
The use of algorithms carries the promise of objectivity. People assume that algorithm outcomes are “neutral.” This neutrality is, however, an illusion. Algorithms are not as unbiased as we think, and the risk of discrimination looms. Employers should be aware of the limitations of algorithms and have a plan for dealing with them. Read more
The Advisory Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property (also referred to Pechtold Committee) presented its advice to the Minister of Culture on 30 September 2019. What are the consequences, among others for art dealers, collectors and foundations? Read more
On 2 October 2019, in collaboration with Diplomat Magazine, Russell Advocaten hosted a - diplomats only - seminar in The Hague. The subject of this well-attended event was “Dutch labour law and investing in the Netherlands – an update for Diplomats”. Read more
Masters of Law
Publishing date: 1 October 2019
Russell Advocaten resolves problems for entrepreneurs. Have you got questions about the corporate structure of your business, personnel, real estate, or contracts? Our brochure gives you some information about our expertise and the services we offer. 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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