About Bavelaar Advocaten

Bavelaar Advocaten is a well established independent Dutch firm with a recognised international focus. We specialise in corporate law, company law, commercial law, intellectual property law, real estate and construction law, administrative and environmental law, expropriation, procurement law and litigation.

Bavelaar Advocaten also has lawyers accredited in Germany (“Rechtsanwälte”), enabling our firm to advise and litigate on German company law, German real estate law, German traffic law, German employment law and German equine law in particular.

IR Global

Bavelaar Advocaten is a member of IR Global, an international network of independent law firms. Through our colleague member firms of IR Global, we can provide you with fast and competent assistance in more than 155 jurisdictions.


Our office runs a practice with a strong cross-border character. We not only assist foreign clients doing business in the Netherlands, we also assist Dutch clients doing business in the Netherlands and abroad. This requires a good knowledge of the relevant foreign market, corporate culture and languages.


The services of Bavelaar Advocaten are provided by experienced lawyers originating from leading Dutch firms. For us, providing high-quality legal services is a given. However, we believe that personal attention to your case is just as important. That is why would we love to get to know you and your organisation better, so that you receive the personal care you deserve.

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To enhance our capabilities, Bavelaar Advocaten regularly engages meticulously selected lawyers who are not permanently associated with our firm. These high-quality lawyers form a flexible shell around Bavelaar Advocaten, which enables us to advise on legal areas outside our core specialisms when necessary. This network also means that Bavelaar Advocaten is able to oversee labour-intensive transactions.

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