Pre-judgment attachment in The Netherlands

Pre-judgment attachment in The Netherlands

We continue our project to add more information on civil proceedings and litigation in The Netherlands. Today, we have substantially extended the chapter on pre-judgment attachment (also called conservatory arrest or prejudgment seizure) in The Netherlands. The renewed chapter on pre-judgment attachment in The Netherlands can be read here.

Dutch lawyers about pre-judgment attachment in The Netherlands

In The Netherlands, it is relatively easy to attach assets of a debtor, even before legal proceedings have started. A creditor can, with consent of the judge, attach any assets of his debtor. The attached assets – which may be any transferrable asset, such as tangibles, real estate, shares, but also any claim of the debtor on a third party –  act as security for the creditor’s claim.

About Dutch law firm AMS

AMS Attorneys is a law firm in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, only 20 minutes from Amsterdam Airport (Schiphol). The attorneys have gained a broad experience in advising and litigating for (international) companies and individuals, focusing on corporate law, insolvency and restructuring, real estate, commercial tenancy law, labour and employment law, construction law and contract law. The attorneys are highly involved with their client’s interests and offer a sharp and transparent fee structure.

Hidde Reitsma - Advocatenkantoor AMS Advocaten
Hidde Reitsma Hidde has a varied consultancy and litigation practice, focusing on corporate law and insolvency law. He frequently acts in proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Court of Appeal in Amsterdam and in cases on directors’ liability. Hidde also advises on drawing up and negotiating contracts, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Follow Hidde also on Google or LinkedIn. Hidde is available via e-mail and +31 (0)20-3080315.
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