Firm Profile > Pot Jonker Advocaten > Haarlem, Netherlands

Pot Jonker Advocaten
Nieuwe Gracht 124
2011 NM Haarlem

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 5

The 'very pro-active' Pot Jonker Advocaten advises on a broad mix of commercial disputes including matters before the Supreme Court. Distribution, franchise and sub-contractor agreements, government liability and IT agreements are just some of the typical issues handled by the ten-strong team. It is led by Floris Diepraam, supported by Robbert Boesveld  and Babette Blaisse-Verkooijen.

Practice head(s):

Floris Diepraam

Other key lawyers:

Robbert Boesveld; Babette Blaisse-Verkooijen


‘The team takes a very practical approach to disputes and also provides realistic forecasts. In addition, they are very accessible and they know how to make complex matters simple.’

‘They understand exactly what is going on in the company and take this into account in their advice.’

‘They have in-depth legal knowledge always focused on solving the problem, preferably without a court procedure. ’

‘Floris Diepraam is a genuine business partner with a keen eye on the legal aspect but also has great knowledge of the companies’ services and procedures.’

‘Pot Jonker Advocaten has a very pro-active approach. ’

‘Quick and pragmatic advisers who have a great response time and are legally sound.’

‘Oscar van de Pol is a very pleasant lawyer who does not seem stressed easily and is solution oriented. I love working with him in commercial litigation issues. Legal sound advice and no fear for unnecessary litigation.’

Kristianne Horrevorts is very pleasant to work with. She is quick to respond and keeps to her deadlines. Her advice is easy to use and trustworthy.


Key clients


BEL Combination (Organisational combination of municipalilties Blaricum, Eemnes and Laren)

Centraal Beheer

Dutch Flower Group


Klooster Euphrasia/Zusters van O.L.V. van Liefde van de Goede Herder



Royal Ahold Delhaize (Albert Heijn, Etos, Gall & Gall)

Royal BAM Group

Royal PostNL


Snap-on Tools



VBM Ontwikkeling

Partner in ambitions
Pot Jonker Advocaten is a law firm with around 25 highly competent lawyers specialising in a range of disciplines. Since 1930, from our office in Haarlem (Greater Amsterdam area), we have worked on complex matters for (listed) companies, institutions and branches of government. We distinguish ourselves by providing top quality legal services at competitive rates while using a practical “hands on” methodology. Our lawyers are approachable, flexible and can quickly identify the root of any problem.

We believe in partnership. This means that we work closely with our clients, think proactively with them and invest in sustainable relationships. In this way, we deliver a substantial contribution to the ambitions of our clients.

Full range of legal services
Pot Jonker Advocaten provides a full range of top-quality legal services. The firm is characterized by its highly specialized broad Dutch practice, which includes:

    • commercial litigation;
    • corporate, commercial and M&A;
    • restructuring and insolvency;
    • employment law;
    • real estate, public law and public procurement; and
    • privacy, IT and IP.

Additional Information

To promote structural, legal and organisational knowledge sharing, we are affiliated with Netlaw. This is the largest national partnership of selected independent law firms in the Netherlands.

Corporate social responsibility
We see our role as a lawyer as a broader role than just providing legal advice. Our wide-ranging social perspective enables us to serve our clients even better. We give concrete expression to our social commitment in various ways. As a partner for social and cultural goals we make an active contribution to cultural and social causes. And to make our work as environmentally friendly as possible we invest in various sustainability measures.

Email Firm and cc and

Department Name Email Telephone
Commercial Litigation | Corporate, commercial and M&A Floris Diepraam +31(0)23 5530234
Commercial litigation | Real estate, public law and public procurement Babette Blaisse +31(0)23 5530225
Corporate, commercial and M&A Maarten ten Kate +31(0)23 5530269
Restructuring and Insolvency Rocco Mulder +31(0)23 5530249
Restructuring and Insolvency Peter Ingwersen +31(0)23 5530238
Employment law Muriel Middeldorp +31(0)23 5530235
Employment law Hester Tonino +31(0)23 5530228
Photo Name Position Profile
Mrs Babette Blaisse photo Mrs Babette Blaisse Partner, Head of the Real estate, public law and public procurement
Mr Floris Diepraam photo Mr Floris Diepraam Partner, head of the Commercial and Corporate Litigation Department
Ms Kristianne Horrevorts photo Ms Kristianne Horrevorts Lawyer at the Ligitation Department, Real Estate & Procurement and Government &…
Mr Peter Ingwersen  photo Mr Peter Ingwersen Peter is co- head of the Insolvency and Restructuring team. He is…
Ms Muriel Middeldorp  photo Ms Muriel Middeldorp Managing Partner Pot Jonker Advocaten/Senior Partner Employment Team
Mr Rocco Mulder  photo Mr Rocco Mulder Rocco is co- head of the Insolvency and Restructuring team. He is…
Ms Hester Tonino  photo Ms Hester Tonino Partner, Head of the Employment Team
Mr Maarten ten Kate  photo Mr Maarten ten Kate Lead partner of the Corporate, commercial and M&A department
Mr Oscar van der Pol photo Mr Oscar van der Pol Lawyer at the Corporate, Commercial and M&A department and Procurement Law.
Attorneys : 25
Support staff : 15
English (fluent)