• Engels recht advocaat, Nederlands solicitor, Joost Maassen
    Advocaat Nederlands recht en
    Solicitor of England and Wales

Dual qualified Dutch advocaat & solicitor of England and Wales

Legal advice, drafting and representation in cross-border transactions and issues from a Dutch and English law perspective. Clients: business clients and their (legal) professionals.

Commercial transactions
Sale and supply of goods and services
Agency, distribution and franchise
Preliminary agreements
General terms and conditions
Competition law
Confidentiality and data protection (GDPR)

Property and security rights (e.g. reservation of title and charges)
Reviewable transactions
Dealing with an overseas insolvency practitioner (administrator/receiver)

Company law and corporate transactions
Directors‘ duties
Shareholder rights and remedies
Acquisitions and joint ventures

Private international law
Applicable law
Recognition and enforcement of foreign court decisions
International arbitration

Brexit implications and how to protect your business

Enforcing your commercial claim in England & Wales

This article explains how a Dutch creditor can enforce a commercial claim where the debtor and assets are located in England & Wales. It also deals with relevant issues of Brexit. 1. Jurisdiction for main proceedings Usually, the first step is to obtain a court decision for your claim. Consequently, you will need to establish which national court has jurisdiction to handle your case. The United Kingdom (UK) and The Netherlands are both parties to the Recast Brussels I Regulation … Read More