Mrs Katinka Verdurmen > act Fort Advocaten > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

act Fort Advocaten

Work Department

Franchise / Real Estate


Managing Partner


Katinka Verdurmen advises, negotiates and litigates on the leasing of commercial space, agreements between franchisors and franchisees, franchise disputes and the structuring of franchise organisations.
Katinka represents numerous large domestic and foreign retailers, project developers, investors, franchisors and franchisees.

She is an editor at the Tijdschrift voor Huurrecht Bedrijfsruimte, and a lecturer at the Real Estate Business School and is a lecturer at the Real Estate Business School.

Katinka Verdurmen was recommended in the 2018 and 2019 EMEA edition of the Legal500 in the section Industry Focus “Retail”.


English, Dutch


Katinka Verdurmen is member of the Leasing Practitioners Association.




Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Real estate

act Fort Advocaten handles both contentious and non-contentious real estate matters, regarding both residential and commercial properties. It advises clients in the retail, hotel and leisure sectors on transactional work, disputes and litigation, and franchise-related issues. The team is headed up by Pieter Twaalfhoven , Jodit de Bruin , Katinka Verdurmen  and Dirk van den Berg .

Netherlands > Industry focus: retail

(Leading individuals)

Katinka Verdurmenact Fort Advocaten

act Fort Advocaten advises on a range of matters relating to the retail industry, including franchising, insolvency, restructuring and real estate. It also handles M&A, corporate and employment law issues, as well as dispute resolution. Katinka Verdurmen acts for real estate developers, investors, franchisors and retailers, notably in commercial litigation and real estate work. She co-heads the team with Dirk van den Berg  and Jodit de Bruin.