Terms and conditions Verhoeven Advocaten

  1. Verhoeven Advocaten is a business name of Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V., a limited liability company organised and existing under Dutch law, seated in Rotterdam. Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. is registered at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce under number 24284991.

  2. All instructions from clients to Verhoeven Advocaten are solely accepted and carried out by Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V.
    Articles 7:404 and 7:407 paragraph 2 of the Dutch Civil Code are hereby excluded.

  3. Any and all liability of Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. is limited to the amount paid out, if any, under the professional liability insurance policy of Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. in the matter concerned, plus the amount of the own risk deductible that is not for the account of the insurers under the policy conditions in the matter concerned.

  4. Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. shall, as far as possible, consult the client before engaging third parties, and shall in any event exercise the necessary due care in its selection of third parties. Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. is not liable for any acts and/or omissions of third parties. The client hereby authorises Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. to accept any limitations of liability of third parties on its behalf.

  5. The client will indemnify Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. against claims from third parties in relation to the work performed by Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. at the request of the client, including the reasonable cost of legal assistance, unless gross negligence or intention of Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. was the cause of the loss or damage.

  6. Without prejudice to the provisions in Article 2, these standard terms and conditions do not apply only to Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V., but also to all persons involved in carrying out the instructions of the client on behalf of Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. and to all employees or former employees of Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V.

  7. Unless otherwise agreed, professional fees shall be calculated on the basis of the number of hours worked multiplied by the relevant hourly rates established annually by Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V.

  8. The professional fees shall be charged to the client on a quarterly basis, subject to payment within 14 days of the date of the invoice. Costs paid for by Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. on behalf of the client shall be charged separately. A percentage of the professional fees may be charged to cover general office costs (such as postage, phone, fax, photocopying).

  9. In case of default in payment Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. shall be entitled to charge statutory interest in addition to the invoice that is overdue.

  10. The legal relationship between the client and Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. is governed by Dutch law. Any disputes arising between the client and Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V. are exclusively decided upon by the competent Dutch Court.

  11. These general terms and conditions apply to every instruction accepted by Mr A.C.M. Verhoeven B.V., including any follow-up instructions. The Dutch text of these general terms and conditions shall prevail in the event of any differences between the English text and the Dutch text. These general terms and conditions have been deposited at the Chamber of Commerce of Rotterdam under number 24284991, and are also available at the

Verhoeven Advocaten website: http://www.verhoevenadvocaten.nl.