Mr Jan Dop > Russell Advocaten B.V. > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Russell Advocaten B.V.
ANTONIO VIVALDISTRAAT 6,
1083 HP AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
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Work Department

Corporate and commercial law; Labour/Employment law; Administrative and Real Estate law; Retail; Litigation.

Position

Jan Dop is a lawyer and partner at Russell Advocaten. He is an experienced lawyer combining substantive legal expertise with the knowledge of his clients and their businesses. As a result, he succeeds in turning complex legal problems into efficient and practical solutions and adequate advice. As Head of the Embassy Desk at Russell Advocaten, he assists embassies and consulates in all aspects of their day-to-day business in the Netherlands. Jan Dop advises and represents entrepreneurs in national and international disputes on undertaking, personnel, and real estate. His clients include international fashion businesses, IT businesses, and wholesale traders. He regularly publishes articles on employment law in legal journals.

Career

1995: lawyer at Russell Advocaten. 2011: partner of Russell Advocaten. 2012-: Commentator of “JAR – Jurisprudentie Arbeidsrecht”. Major publications: Dealing with the Dutch: An introduction to Dutch Business Law, Amsterdam, Russell Advocaten, 2015, 3rd, revised edition (1st edition: 2006). Handboek Ontslagrecht (Handbook on the Law on Termination of Employment Contracts), Antwerpen/Apeldoorn, Maklu Uitgevers, 2012, 2nd edition (1st edition: 2009). De Regelen der Onderneming (The Rules of the Enterprise), Amsterdam, Russell Advocaten, 2008. De Regelen der Arbeidsverhouding (The Rules of Labour Relations), Amsterdam, Russell Advocaten, 2004.

Languages

Dutch, English.

Memberships

Dutch Bar Association, Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW), the Dutch Labour Law Association (VVA) and the Amsterdam Employment Lawyers’ Association (VAAA).

Education

1995: LL.M. in Civil Law, VU University Amsterdam.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Real estate

The ‘very efficient‘ team at Russell Advocaten B.V. provides ‘a personal touch‘ and is ‘simply a pleasure to work with‘. The practice has a niche specialisation in matters concerning embassies and residences of ambassadors. Other work includes assisting with the purchase and lease of premises, and permits and zoning for clients including leading enterprises, Dutch and foreign public authorities, and affluent individuals. Key names to note are ‘open and direct‘ Reinier W.L. Russell, who ‘understands the business of clients‘, and Jan Dop.

Netherlands > Industry focus: retail

At Russell Advocaten B.V., Reinier W.L. Russell and Jan Dop advise retail sector clients on employment, real estate, tax and commercial agreement mandates. The team’s most recent work includes advising a global fashion company on its corporate structure; assisting a client with leasing matters, and acting for a number of clients including luxury goods companies on a variety of employment issues.

Netherlands > Employment

The employment team at Russell Advocaten B.V. is particularly experienced in boardroom issues, including executive hirings, dismissals, and non-compete clauses. Jan Dop heads the team, and is particularly notable for his work with embassies, consulates, and other foreign governmental entities on their employment issues. The firm is also instructed on a wide range of dismissal, works council, and market entry matters for both foreign and domestic clients, as well as individual employees or groups.