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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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At the online symposium of the Vereniging Kunst Cultuur Recht on the Heritage Act and the protection of cultural goods, Paul W.L. Russell, LL.M. threw a few stones into the pond. How useful are protective measures to keep cultural heritage in the Netherlands without making underlying purchase funds directly available? Is the designation procedure necessary? Read more
There are still fewer bankruptcies than expected due to the coronavirus crisis. Many shops are still keeping their heads above water thanks to the government support. There is, however, a good chance that they will crash when the support is over. Especially if the second wave will be followed by a third wave. As a lessor, what do you have to pay attention to if a lessee goes bankrupt? Read more
In the Netherlands, few women have top-level business jobs. Why is that? What measures are in place to ensure that more women reach the top? Our lawyers Eileen Pluijm and Priscilla de Leede answer these questions in their article in Lady Justice, the magazine of the Women Lawyers Section of Primerus. Read more
5 steps you can take when your client doesn’t pay! Read more
On 10 November 2020, the Dutch Senate adopted the bill on the management and supervision of legal entities. This affects all associations and foundations, but, above all, nonprofit organizations. As an officer of a sports club, are you now more likely to be liable? Do you have to meet additional requirements when you are a member of the supervisory board of a school? Read more
In the event of a conflict, shareholders may demand that a co-shareholder be compulsorily required to transfer his shares, also referred to as a buy-out. When is this allowed and how should it be arranged? Read more
Personnel: contractor or employee?
Publishing date: 10 November 2020
What is the difference between a contract for services and an employment contract? Are you sure that a contractor does not qualify as an employee? And why is this difference of importance? Read more
What may or may not be included in an employment contract, what do the various provisions mean and what do you have to bear in mind? Read more
What can the tenant of a property do if his rental enjoyment is affected by defects in the rented property? Does he have to solve this himself or does the landlord have to do so? Read more
The NOW-scheme has been extended for the period from October 2020 – June 2021. What support can employers now receive, and what conditions do they have to meet to be entitled to NOW 3.0? 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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