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-in-chief of the trade publications Tijdschrift voor Huurrecht Bedrijfsruimte and Selectie & Essentie Huurrecht, and a lecturer at the Real Estate Business School.

Katinka Verdurmen has been ranked as a leading individual since 2018 in the  EMEA edition of the Legal500 in the section Industry Focus “Retail”.

She has also been recommended in the Real Estate section since 2018.


English, Dutch


Katinka Verdurmen is member of the Leasing Practioners Association.




Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: retail

(Leading individuals)

Katinka Verdurmenact 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.

Netherlands > Real estate

act Fort Advocaten specialises in real estate and corporate law, with a strong contentious offering acting in disputes. The practice focuses on the retail, hotel and leisure sectors and acts for a range of clients including investors, developers, real estate funds, and businesses. Practice heads are Pieter Twaalfhoven, Katinka Verdurmen, Dirk van den Berg and Jodit de Bruin.