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Russell Advocaten B.V., Ynze Kliphuis, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

Ynze Kliphuis

Work +31 20 301 55 55
Russell Advocaten B.V.

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Administrative/Environmental law; Real Estate; Zoning law; Rent law.


Ynze Kliphuis advises businesses, government authorities and individuals on all aspects of the (intended) property of leased real estate, such as explaining purchase and lease agreements, usage and construction options based on zoning plans, and resolving neighbour disputes. Where the interests of his clients so require, he is open for alternative dispute resolution as, for instance, mediation. Ynze’s clients are mainly active in the sectors retail, automotive, real estate and real estate development, industry, and fashion.


2002-2007: Judicial secretary at the Courts of Zwolle-Lelystad and Amsterdam. 2007-: Lawyer at Russell Advocaten. Major publications: Dealing with the Dutch: An introduction to Dutch Business Law. Amsterdam, Russell Advocaten, 2015, 3rd revised edition (1st edition: 2006). De Regelen der Onderneming (The Rules of the Enterprise), Amsterdam, Russell Advocaten, 2008.


Dutch, English.


Dutch Bar Association, Dutch Society of Rent Law Lawyers (VHA), Primerus Young Lawyers Group and the Dutch Association of Administrative Law.


2001: LL.M. in Administrative Law, University of Groningen.

2016: Special training in rent law at the Dutch Society of Rent Law Lawyers (VHA).

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