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About us

ABLD Advocatuur B.V., a private company with limited liability, is a law firm in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, registered in the trade register of the Amsterdam Chamber of Commerce under n° 3427.4414 (hereinafter: ‘ABLD’). ABLD is a trade name of the company which has also been registered as a trademark.

ABLD has its offices at Sarphatistraat 370 in (1018 GW) Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The postal address is P.O. Box 75937, 1070 AX Amsterdam, Netherlands. The phone number is +31 (0)88 007 8000 and the fax number is +31 (0)88 007 8099. ABLD can be contacted by e-mail at and the website is at The VAT number of ABLD is NL8180.00.648.B01. Replacement during absence has been arranged with Willems Advocaten & Rechtsanwälte N.V. in Amsterdam.


About our business

ABLD is a law firm that provides legal advice and litigation services primarily to companies and institutions engaged in the international food and agribusiness industry.


About pricing

ABLD agrees on a fee arrangement that meets clients' needs and interests. Fees, a 6.5% surcharge relating to general office costs and, if applicable, disbursements and VAT shall be specified on invoices. Invoices are normally sent monthly by e-mail. The standard payment term for invoices is fourteen days as from the invoice date.


About the Netherlands Bar Association

Advocaten (attorneys at law) are members of the Netherlands Bar Association, Neuhuyskade 94, 2596 XM The Hague, the Netherlands, phone +31 (0)70 335 3535,

Complaints, ABLD General Conditions and dispute settlement

The ABLD General Conditions shall apply to the services provided by ABLD. ABLD has a Complaints Procedure which is applicable. Dutch law shall apply and disputes shall be submitted for arbitration to the Geschillencommissie Advocatuur (Advocates Complaints Board) in The Hague, and if not, the competent judge in Amsterdam.


About our insurance

ABLD has a (professional) liability insurance policy issued by the Dutch branch of Zurich Insurance plc (Zurichtoren, Muzenstraat 31, 2511 VW The Hague, phone +31 (0)70 418 4184). Professional and general liability are covered up to a maximum of €2,500,000 per claim. Claims brought under or subject to the law of the United States of America and Canada are excluded from cover.