Law firm in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

We specialise in Dutch civil law and we are based in Amsterdam and in Naarden, the Netherlands, located near Schiphol Airport (just 10 minutes by car or train). AMS’s highly experienced lawyers both advise and litigate for Dutch and international companies and private individuals. We are committed to providing our clients with not only excellent service, but also cost-effective fee structures.

 

The Lawyers

Practice areas

Dutch corporate law

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Transfer of shares

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Buy out of shareholders in The Netherlands

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Dutch contract law

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Debt collection in The Netherlands

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Dutch insolvency law

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Intellectual Property law in The Netherlands

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Media law

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Dutch employment law

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Dutch commercial tenancy law

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Dutch construction law

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Dutch real property law

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General Terms and Conditions: The Brussels I Regulation

A Dutch wholesaler and a Polish company had become involved in a dispute. The wholesaler brought proceedings before the Rotterdam District Court. The Polish company believed that the Polish court had jurisdiction. After all, it had included a choice of forum for the Polish court in its general terms and conditions. Which court has jurisdiction? Dutch Contract Law Lawyer Gea Flapper, who deals extensively with contract law and general terms and conditions, explains by a recent judgement what you need to look out for when agreeing on a choice of forum clause.

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