Work Overview

Arrest / attachment / garnishment

  • vessel arrest (both sea-going and inland);
  • attachment of cargo and vessel bunkers;
  • arrest of trailer trucks (with consignment order by court);
  • attachment of real estate, property, assets, shares belonging to debtor;
  • garnishment of assets under a third party (like debtor’s bank and customers).

Summary proceedings

  • lifting of arrests on vessels;
  • lifting of attachment of real estate, property, assets, shares belonging to debtor;
  • lifting of garnishment of assets under a third party (like debtor’s bank and customers);
  • disputes about the authenticity of documents and signatures;
  • claiming back of bank guarantee;
  • collection of undisputable financial claims;
  • performance bond claims (like non allowance of new arrests, usage of  trademark).

Main proceedings (both first instance and appeal) regarding following (legal) fields:

  • trade and transport;
  • contractual disputes (interpretation of contracts, claims based on contracts and general conditions);
  • non contractual liability (like tort, director’s liability);
  • construction work disputes;
  • administrative law and fines;
  • employment law (dismissal & salary claims);
  • intellectual property law;
  • recognition and enforcement of foreign court decisions /arbitration awards.

“Out of court” work

  • general legal counsel for several companies (both Dutch and foreign);
  • negotiations / settlements in several disputes to prevent court proceedings;
  • involved in several tenders and subsidies;
  • helping companies with acquisitions and investments in Southeast Europe.