Industry focus: retail in Netherlands

Baker McKenzie

Baker McKenzie‘s cross-practice experts advise retailers and brand owners on the entire spectrum of the product lifecycle. The firm’s global footprint enables the team to assist retailers with expanding business operations across numerous territories as well as with brand development and building market share. CGR team leader Itse Oosterhoff works on complex contentious mandates including contract claims, distribution, agency and franchise disputes, consumer and brand protection, tender litigation and commercial fraud cases. Oosterhoff is also involved in non-litigious matters, setting up selective distribution systems, advising on go-to-market structures and the misrepresentations of pricings across Europe. Harald van Dobbenburgh focuses on cross-border restructurings, investment structures and supply chain tax advice. Laura Rietvelt has experience supporting US-headquartered large multinationals on multijurisdictional projects across Europe. Wibren Veldhuizen completes the team.

Practice head(s):

Itse Oosterhoff; Wibren Veldhuizen; Harald van Dobbenburgh; Laura Rietvelt


‘Itse Oosterhoff is a smart lawyer with in-depth knowledge of corporate and commercial litigation, specifically in the area of retail.’

‘Itse Oosterhoff is an expert in contract disputes, director’s, officer’s and shareholder’s liability litigation and commercial fraud case, which makes him stand-out compared to experts of other firms when it comes to these areas. In addition, he has a strong commercial knowledge of the retail industry.’

‘Itse Oosterhoff knows how to connect the dots and does so proactively.’

Key clients




Johnson & Johnson





British American Tobacco


With real estate expert Wendela Raas at the helm of Dentons' retail practice, the practice is a popular choice for real estate investors to assist with renegotiating and restructuring tenant leases with international consumer goods brands. Paul Wanders, Cornélie Arnouts and counsels Justine van Lochum and Jeroen le Clerq are also key contacts in the real estate team covering retail matters. The cross-practice capabilities of the team are demonstrated by the activity of key IT practitioner Marc Elshof, who frequently advises high-profile brands on digital strategies and cybersecurity, and Valentijn Leijh, who acts for supermarket chains on regulatory changes and administrative law.

Practice head(s):

Wendela Raas

Other key lawyers:

Jeroen le Clercq; Paul Wanders; Cornélie Arnouts; Justine van Lochum; Marc Elshof; Valentijn Leijh

Key clients


Burger King

De Bijenkorf

Foot Locker





Landal GreenPark





Royal FloraHolland

Savills IM

Sonder Holdings Inc.

Under Armour




Work highlights

  • Assisting Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield in litigation aimed at reclaiming the losses URW suffered from Hudson Bay’s bankruptcy in the Netherlands. The parties have recently agreed to a settlement.
  • Advising Wereldhave on strategy, drafting documents, negotiating leases, and litigation.
  • Advising Under Armour on commercial leases acrss Europe and on a range of data protection and competition issues.

Kennedy Van der Laan

Kennedy Van der Laan is a leader in franchising and distribution matters for a range of clients that include luxury, fashion and sports brands as well as innovative consumer goods manufactures and well-known retail chains. Head of the commercial and international trade practice, and an integral member of the EU competition law team Martine De Koning handles customs, trade and import issues as well as matters concerning digital transformations, online distributions and big data. Senior associate Jelle Blom handles international franchise and distribution and agency cases for global clients. Senior associate Isabel van Tuyll van Serooskerken is a disputes resolution practitioner with knowledge of the retail-related consumer, contract and e-commerce and geo-blocking laws.

Practice head(s):

Martine de Koning

Other key lawyers:

Jelle Blom; Isabel van Tuyll van Serooskerken; Renske Sinke; Lisa van Vliet; Lisa Lander; Daan van Lier; Hidde Kleijn; Noor de Werd; Tosca Bokhove


‘The team is very knowledgeable about Dutch law, flexible and agile, and able to adapt quickly to the needs of the client and the case. They are collaborative within and outside the firm and very easy to work with. They are clear writers and are able to explain complex concepts in a digestible way.’

‘Martine de Koning is a pleasure to work with and a talented lawyer with a keen eye. She is able to jump into an issue quickly and provide excellent advice that affects the strategy. She is practical and eminently responsive. You can trust her to get the job done.’

‘Isabel van Tuyll van Serooskerken is very helpful and is particularly skilled at making good use of evidence.’

‘Top notch firm, highly technical and with great service, from beginning till end. Perfect combination of experience and agility. There are excellent and skilled lawyers from junior level to head level. The firm provides accurate, timely advice.’

‘The Commercial & International Trade team is top class in this field because they combine excellent knowledge of the EU and Dutch regulatory framework for consumers, competition and products with a lot of market experience. They are leading for example in matters pertaining to digital commerce, product recalls, sustainability, greenwashing, advertising, loyalty schemes and pricing.’

‘The team is very flexible, dedicated and efficient. Martine, Isabel & Jelle guarantee in depth but at the same time practical and straightforward advice with fast turnaround times.’

‘One of the leading franchise practices in the EU.’

‘Martine de Koning is the best in the Netherlands as regards retail – and combining retail with competition law! Jelle Blom excels too, especially in distribution and retail issues.’

Key clients



Marriott & Starwood












Loyens & Loeff

Loyens & Loeff‘s multidisciplinary retail team frequently advises real estate investors on transactions concerning high-value commercial retail spaces. Lonne Rooseboom is the key contact for retail-related real estate, turnkey and development projects. Corporate transactions specialist Antoinette van der Hauw advises e-commerce investors, beverage companies and manufacturers of consumer goods on IPOs, M&A transactions and investments. Jurriaan Van Der Stok assists developers and investors in retail-related real estate matters and Pauline Leegwater is a key contact for asset management companies.

Practice head(s):

Lonne Rooseboom; Jurriaan van der Stok; Antoinette van der Hauw

Other key lawyers:

Pauline Leegwater; Marjolein van Bekhoven; Ralph van der Kooi

Key clients

Round Hill Capital

The Blackstone Group



ING Bank

Merck Sharp & Dhome

Goldman Sachs

Patrizia Immobilien AG

Union Asset Management


Hannover Leasing


Schiphol Travel


Monarch Alternative Capital

M7 Real Estate

Highbrook Investors

AB Sagax

Zurich Insurance




Savills IM

Soros Fund Management

UBM Development

Tristan Capital

AEW Europe

Fortress Investment Group LLC






Real I.S.

Somerset Real Estate



IEF Capital





Scoth & Soda

Simon Property

Sun Capital



Work highlights

  • Advised Somerset Capital Partners on the acquisition of 41 supermarket properties, owned by Supermarkt Vastgoed FGR.
  • Advised Lucas Bols, a global leading cocktail and spirits player, on its EUR 29 million capital raise through an accelerated bookbuild offering of 2.495.458 new shares.
  • Assisted the shareholders of Karl Lagerfeld with the sale of their 81% interest to their co-investor G-III Apparel Group.

Van Doorne

Van Doorne leverages its sizeable team to advise a range of clients on the full breadth of mandates in the retail practice area. Lisette Bieleveld litigates on behalf of domestic and international companies and organisations with regard to commercial contracts, including international agency, franchise and distribution contracts. IT law expert Elisabeth Thole focuses on privacy-related matters, covering compliance advice and contentious matters in the retail sector. Specialist in M&A, private equity and venture capital transactions, Meltem Koning-Gungormez deals with innovative and impact investments, acquisitions and divestments for corporates and financial institutions in the technology, food and retail sectors. Koning-Gungormez also advises founders and shareholders of innovative retail companies on buy-outs, exits and strategic cooperations, frequently handling transactions with a cross-border nexus. Senior associate Joost Volkers is the key contact for distressed retail matters involving restructuring and recovery.

Other key lawyers:

Joost Volkers


‘Lisette Bieleveld has a perfect understanding of what is going on in Retail. She had dealt with our suppliers before and that made her the right person for us. She has the quality to understand exactly what you mean even if it’s not always asked. Friendly, knowledgeable and trustworthy.’

‘Everyone that we have been working with at Van Doorne has been very helpful, knowledgeable and gave us all the support we required.’

‘We mainly work with Lisette Bieleveld and her team, who are amazing at what they do.’

‘I do believe that more than over 90 years of experience and international leading experts says it all.’

Key clients

Aberdeen Asset Management


AD International


Albemarle Corporation


Arovo B.V.


Astana Group

AutoBinck Holding


Barry Callebaut Belgium

Bedo Imex

BCC (Elektro-Speciaalzaken)



CBR Fashion Group


Cott Coporation



Deen Holding Hoorn B.V.

Deli Home Holding B.V.

Denon & Marantz Group

Detailresult Groep


Dutch State Lottery

DRC Capital


D.I.O. drogisterijen

Eci Holding


Electronic Arts

Electronic Partner

E & M Holding B.V. (Eyes & More)


FHP Vileda


Green Swan


Hans Anders Retail Group

Helly Hansen


Hunkemöller International


Intergamma (Gamma and Karwei)

INTRAKOOP, Coöperatieve Inkoopvereniging voor zorg en welzijn U.A.



Laboratoires La Prairie

LG CNS Europe

Marqt B.V.

M7 Real Estate

McArthurGlen Group

Simon Property Group



North Technology Group

Office Depot



Paradox Interactive



Princess Stores


QLF Brands


Renault Nederland

Retail Estates N.V.

RetourMatras B.V.


Royal Ahold Delhaize

Royal Sanders


Nederlandse Loterij

Schwan-STABILO Schwanhäuber GmbH & Co. KG

Solidus Solutions Holding B.V.



Stella & Dot

Stern Group


Street One


Tag Heuer

Takko Fashion

Texelse Bierbrouwerij B.V.



Trionios Group International

Tony’s Chocolonely

TW Steel Europe

Verdel Bloemenexport


Walt Disney Company

Wishright (Bodilson)


Work highlights

  • Advising LG Electronics on a new Dutch mandatory consumer law.
  • Advising Klarna Bank on regulatory, employment and consumer law issues regarding new services that Klarna wishes to offer to consumers.
  • Advising Morenso on loyalty campaigns and IP strategy

act Fort Advocaten

act Fort Advocaten advises domestic and international consumer goods companies on contentious and non-contentious real estate, rental and franchise law matters. Clients include real estate developers, investors, franchisors and retailers. Katinka Verdurmen has a broad practice, advising on contractual agreements as well as representing clients in court. Jodit de Bruin assists with leases for commercial spaces and Dirk van den Berg adds real estate and franchise expertise.

Practice head(s):

Katinka Verdurmen; Dirk van den Berg; Jodit de Bruin

Key clients

Association of franchisees of Albert Heijn

Sports Unlimited B.V.

Nespresso Nederlands B.V.

Mirage Retail Group B.V.

Associaton of franchisees of McDonalds

Oogwereld B.V.

Xenos B.V.

JD Sports Fashion B.V.

Sports Unlimited Fashion B.V.

Yves Rocher Nederland B.V.

Work highlights

  • Representing the franchise association of Albert Heijn (VAHFR) in a complex matter on financial settlements against franchisor Albert Heijn.
  • Advising Mirage Retail Group a.o. in the discussions with the associations of franchisees of both Blokker and Intertoys and on various rental, real estate and franchise law related matters.
  • Advising Sports Unlimited Retail B.V., a subsidiary of JD Sports Fashion B.V., on litigation between Sports Unlimited Retail B.V. and a landlord against the petition for bankruptcy, and proceedings with regard to obtaining rent reduction.


NautaDutilh's retail sector team, headed by London-based corporate law specialist Willianne van Zandwijk, advises investors, retail chains, real estate developers and e-commerce platforms on a rage of matters, including M&A, investments, competition, restructuring & insolvency, franchising and distribution, IP, IT and compliance. Restructuring and insolvency expert Barbara Rumora-Scheltema and IP practitioner Anne Marie Verschuur exemplify the cross-disciplinary nature of the practice, providing clients with specific insolvency and IP advice. Petra Zijp, a key member of the firm's capital markets team, and counsel Fleur Folmer, who specialises in soft IP, also play key roles in retail-related matters.

Practice head(s):

Willianne van Zandwijk; Barbara Rumora-Scheltema

Other key lawyers:

Anne Marie Verschuur; Petra Zijp; Fleur Folmer; Tom de Clerck; Naomi Asscheman

Key clients

Airwair (Dr. Martens)



Campofrio Food Group

Cooperative Forever 21



Fedex Corporation

Foot Locker


Hunkemoller (Carlyle)





Media Markt

Media Markt Saturn


Mirage Retail Group

Nestlé (Nespresso)

Petrol Industries






WE/O’Neill/Van Gils

Work highlights

  • Assisted H&M as issuer’s and guarantors’ local counsel with the update of its EUR 2 billion Euro Medium Term Note Programme.
  • Advised PLUS, a Dutch co-operative supermarket chain, on its merger with Coop, a supermarket chain in the Netherlands.
  • Assisted, together with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Silver Lake, a Silicon Valley-based fund and global leader in technology investing, with its Series D and Series E investments in Getir B.V., a fast-growing operator of an online grocery business.

Osborne Clarke

Jeroen Bedaux and Paul Brouwer lead Osborne Clarke’s cross-disciplinary retail team. The pair advise supermarkets, retailers and manufacturers of consumer goods on a mix of retail mandates, from the acquisition and development of property to e-commerce issues to supply chain contracts. Bedaux deals with a range of commercial litigation, related to consumer goods and gaming, and assists international clients with consumer law investigations by the Netherlands Authority for Consumer & Markets. Newly promoted partner Brouwer has a background in commercial disputes, working on litigation cases on behalf of leading retailers, online platforms and consumer brand manufacturers. Brouwer is able to call on his experience as interim general counsel at HEMA to advise on data protection agreements and the practical implementation of GDPR requirements.

Practice head(s):

Jeroen Bedaux; Paul Brouwer


‘The Osborne Clarke team is dedicated and hands on.’

‘Compared to other firms, Osborne Clarke’s works in a more agile manner, which serves the client in the best way.’

Key clients


AG Beursplein Rotterdam Coöperatieve U.A.







Jumbo Supermarkten



Reckitt Benckiser




Taylor Guitars

Taylor Listug


Work highlights

  • Advised Schroders on the sale of multiple assets, including the Eijerkamp store in Zutphen and the redevelopment of the former Hudson’s Bay Rotterdam into a mixed-use property known as AIR Rotterdam
  • Advised AG Beursplein Rotterdam Coöperatieve U.A. on its investment and development facilities agreement with ABN AMRO Bank N.V. and Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A in relation to the Beursgallery.
  • Represent Jumbo Supermarkten, the second largest supermarket in the Netherlands and Belgium, in all its high-profile litigious matters.


Ingrid Reimert, who is an expert in tenancy and commercial contract law, leads the retail practice at BarentsKrans, which advises the Dutch subsidiaries of international clothing brands and domestic interior design companies on lease disputes and agreements. Attorney-at-law Marlou Timmerman represents landlords, tenants and property investors in retail-related real estate disputes.

Practice head(s):

Ingrid Reimert

Other key lawyers:

Marlou Timmerman


‘The enthusiasm of Ingrid Reimert about the cases and situations that I present to her is very nice and contagious. She always sees these matters as a fun challenge and gives advice in a clear and understandable way.’

‘Ingrid Reimert is always available and does not beat around the bush. She gives clear advice and does not solely look at matters from a legal point of view but also involves a commercial/client view which is very valuable.’

‘The strength of BarentsKrans lies in the pragmatic approach they take combining the legal side of matters with the commercial side.’

‘Ingrid Reimert and Marlou Timmer always respond on the same day. Very secure and pragmatic’

‘Ingrid Reimert and her team have assisted us in a lawsuit with respect to a rental discount which we claimed from the landlord in connection with the consequences of COVID-19. Their industry knowledge and responsiveness is excellent.’

‘BarentsKrans pairs strong knowledge with a customer first attitude. Together with the client they think creatively, out of the box and develop professional scenarios. Their mentality to always want to win the case and their commitment towards success is unbeatable.’

‘Ingrid Reimert is doing an outstanding job.’

‘BarentsKrans has supported us with their specific understanding of both the real estate and retail market and the proceedings of the Dutch Supreme Court. They have excellent understanding of these legal proceedings and the ‘do’s and don’ts’ in respect of more regular court proceedings and of the rental market in The Netherlands and specifically from a tenant’s perspective.’

Key clients

Brilmij Groep B.V.

Pearle Opticiens


Kwantum Nederland B.V.

Leen Bakker Nederland B.V.

WE Netherlands B.V. / WE Europe B.V.

Van Gils Retail B.V.

O’Neill Retail Netherlands B.V.

Bever B.V.

Rivièra Maison B.V.

Nelson Schoenen B.V.

Parfumerie Douglas Nederland B.V.

Eichholtz B.V.

Mister Minit B.V.

Tenstone Development B.V.

SH Development B.V.

IEF Capital N.V.

Vlamingstraat Investment C.V.

Koninklijke INretail

Work highlights

  • Submitted a brief on behalf of Royal INretail  to the Supreme Court regarding preliminary questions on the possibilities for tenants of retail business premises to claim a rent reduction due to turnover-loss as a result of COVID-19 government measures.
  • Acted for Brilmij in preliminary relief proceedings regarding the termination by Brilmij Groep B.V. of a lease agreement for retail space in the city centre of Zwolle.
  • Advised Rivièra Maison on its lease agreement for the Rivièra Maison 2.0 store of 920 square meters in Westfield Mall of the Netherlands.

Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird‘s multi-disciplinary retail team frequently advises domestic and international clients transitioning to a digital model on an array of matters, including IT, IP and data protection. Manon Rieger-Jansen is the main contact for luxury brand and product design protection and portfolio management, handling contentious and non-contentious IP issues. Rieger-Jansen also focuses on retail-related anti-counterfeiting and parallel trade matters. Roelien van Neck supports leading international retail brands in the digital transformation of their businesses, including advising on tech and legal developments including data ownership and exploitation, geo-blocking, and online platform regulation. Competition specialist Pauline Kuipers deals with cartel procedures and abuse of dominance matters in the retail sector. Tax and compliance expert Arnoud Knijnenburg and employment law specialist Philip Hartman are also active in the retail space.

Practice head(s):

Manon Rieger-Jansen; Roelien van Neck; Pauline Kuipers; Arnoud Knijnenburg; Philip Hartman.

Other key lawyers:

Nina Dorenbosch; Goran Danilović; Lisette den Butter

Key clients

Calvin Klein

Tommy Hilfiger


Holmes Place

AB InBev


Lloyd shoes

Treasury Wine Estates


Dawn Meats



Hello Fresh

Steigenberger hotels


Steak Ranches



Kraft Heinz


Work highlights

  • Advising a renowned jewellery house on trademark and copyright infringement in relation to the re-use of branded jewellery.
  • Supporting KFC in a wide variety of commercial matters, including franchise, marketing, e-commerce and lease related questions.
  • Assisted a large number of clients with the practical implementation of the new EU e-commerce/consumer protection legislation following from the Omnibus Directive (2019/2161), Digital Content and Digital Services Directive (2019/770) and Sale of Goods Directive (2019/771).


Chair of CMS‘s international commercial group and head of the Dutch company law team Aukje Haan is a key contact in the retail practice, advising well-known consumer products and retail companies on new sales and distribution models. Haan focuses on drawing up commercial contracts, including distribution, agency and franchise agreements and is experienced in litigation concerning product liability. Mark Ziekman assists clients in M&A transactions and Rogier de Vrey is an experienced IP litigator. Edmon Oude Elferink  demonstrates the depth of the practice with expertise in EU competition and data protection law. Counsel Anita Canta is a specialist in dealing with disputes concerning franchisors and franchisees.

Practice head(s):

Aukje Haan; Mark Ziekman; Edmon Oude Elferink

Other key lawyers:

Anita Canta; Nicole Kuijer; Akin Aslan; Anna Pothof


‘Good knowledge of the Dutch retail market. Reasonable billing. Easy collaboration.’

‘Aukje Haan is very pragmatic and responsible; She does not waste time on “nice to knows” but quickly get a very good feeling of where the issue is and how best to tackle the challenges. She is a tough negotiator and clever in negotiation tactics.’ 

‘Deep sectorial knowledge, very solution oriented, very responsive team.’

Key clients

All Nippon Airways (ANA)

Associated British Food


Brokking’s Beheer


Canada Goose

Christian Dior

Coca Cola European Partners

Colgate Palmolive

Columbia Sportswear Company







Hero Group




Intratuin Nederland


La Bouteille d’Or

Louwman Dealer Group



Mauri Technologies

Maxeda DIY

New Balance

Partner In Petfood



RH Interior Design


Shisheido (BPI)


Universal Electronics

Urus Europe


Vetex Holding

Viscon Fresh Produce



Work highlights

  • Advising Gardena as well as Husqvarna on corporate and commercial matters.
  • Advised Broekhuis Vastgoed Holding on the acquisition of all the shares in the Auto Palace Group Zwolle.
  • Advised McGregor Fashion Group Holding and ten of its subsidiaries on many cross-border insolvency law issues and complex shareholders’ issues. Also appointed as bankruptcy trustee.

DLA Piper

At DLA Piper, Niels Mulder frequently co-ordinates multi-jurisdictional IP litigation matters for international clothing, fashion, beverage and luxury brands and Khaled Dadi is a key contact for clients seeking advice on digital transformation projects and assistance with e-commerce platforms, including consumer protection and competition law mandates. Daan Arends, who is experienced in international and Dutch indirect taxation, assists a broad range of multinational clients with the VAT and customs aspects of supply chain optimisation, e-commerce, cross-border rulings and settlement negotiations with taxing authorities. Johan Zwemmer is the key contact for retail-related employment law issues.

Practice head(s):

Niels Mulder; Khaled Dadi; Daan Arends

Other key lawyers:

Rutger Stoop; Noa Namaan; Rens van Blaricum

Key clients

Apple Inc.



Conair (Babyliss) Corporation

Crocs Inc.

Deckers Outdoor Corporation

Domino’s Pizza

NPM Capital

Five Guys



Hugo Boss AG

Inter Ikea





Ralph Lauren Corporation

Rituals B.V.



Work highlights

  • Representing Nike/Converse in a long-running dispute against Sporttrading and companies, involving an alleged multimillion-dollar counterclaim of Sporttrading.
  • Advising Inter IKEA on the launch of its new franchise agreement
  • Advised Hema on the proposed restructuring of its debt structure and an anticipated change in shareholding via a UK Scheme of Arrangement.


Dutch subsidiaries of international brands and domestic fashion and consumer goods companies entrust Leeway‘s retail team with IP and IT mandates. Michiel Odink defends clients against claims of trademark infringements and represents brands in trademark protection proceedings, as well as advising on franchise, copyright and design right mandates. Marga Verwoert is sought out by fashion and design brands for advice on distribution and franchise matters as well as IP-related transactions. Michiel van Ast handles IT outsourcing and digital transformation projects for retail brands.

Practice head(s):

Marga Verwoert; Michiel Odink; Remco van Leeuwen; Michiel van Ast

Other key lawyers:

Jos Klaus; Nini Blom; Lotte Rutgers; Arnoud Martens


‘They have a lot of experience and therefore they have a very practical approach in advising clients.’

‘Michiel Odink has a strong feeling about what is needed in retail. He leads a team of young and ambitious lawyers. His practical and strategic advice has supported us during many years.’

‘Michiel Odink is fun to work with and provides to-the-point practical and strategic advice, which makes him stand out from competitors’

Key clients


Jumbo Supermarkten B.V.



Stox Energy Socks

AimiaHoldings UK Ltd

American Icon B.V.


Bi-Wear Clothing Company B.V.

BookSpot B.V.

Chaud Devant

Colourful Rebel B.V.

Denham The Jeanmaker B.V.

easyGroup Ltd.

Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA)

FieldTurf USA, Inc.


Hudson’s Bay Company

Karl Lagerfeld Group

Knits Only B.V.

Lampe B.V.

Lantmännen Unibake

MagicFX B.V.

Maui Jim, Inc.

McGregor IP B.V.

Minus Four Studio’s

NorthernLight Design B.V.

Novamedia B.V.

Nationale Postcode Loterij B.V.

People’s Postcode Lottery Ltd.

Svenska Postkod Lotteriet

Deutsche Postcode Lotterie

Pentland Brands Limited

Royal Boch BVBA

Scotch & Soda B.V.


Takko Holding GmbH

The Agent-C

Tronios Group International B.V.

United Soft Drinks B.V.

URBN Netherlands B.V.

Vacu Vin

Vanilia B.V.

VF Corporation

Victorinox AS

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Wieland Electric

Yamaha Motor Europe N.V.

Work highlights

  • Representing Dutch retailer HEMA B.V. in a variety of retail and IP matters both contentious and non-contentious.
  • Representing Dutch multinational fashion brand, Scotch & Soda, in various ongoing trademark infringement proceedings.
  • Advising Action on a variety of retail and IP issues.

Russell Advocaten B.V.

Russell Advocaten B.V. ’s retail practice is co-led by Reinier W.L. Russell, who specialises in corporate and commercial law, and Jan Dop , who focuses on employment and real estate law. The pair are known for advising high-end fashion and luxury brands on a range of mandates including IP infringement and contractual disputes, as well as the acquisition, lease and set up of new retail spaces and day-to-day corporate governance and structuring.

Practice head(s):

Reinier W.L. Russell; Jan Dop