Clairfort is an international law firm based in the Netherlands, with offices in Zeist (Utrecht) and Amsterdam. Clairfort is a ‘firm of niches’; we offer specialist advice on six areas of law. Through our network we can offer pan-European assistance. More information about our firm can be found on our About us page. Information about our M&A and corporate lawyers, employment lawyers, IP lawyers, privacy or contract lawyers, competition lawyers and real estate lawyers can be found on our Team page.
Our fields of expertise
Company law and M&A
IP, IT & Privacy
Procurement & Competition law
Property & Construction
We are clear in our advice, our approach and our fees.
We stand up for our clients.
Our lawyers and attorneys-at-law are very knowledgeable in their fields of expertise.
Dutch tenancy law consists of a systematic set of regulations. Special legislation applies to subjects like termination grounds, temporary lease... read more →01/10/2019
Evert van Gelderen, our partner IP is again ranked in the (2019) World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading... read more →25/06/2019
The Netherlands has an attractive business climate for foreign investors. Starting a business in The Netherlands will, in nearly every... read more →21/06/2019
The Netherlands Commercial Court (NCC District Court and NCC Court of Appeal (“NCCA”)) opened its doors on 1 January 2019.... read more →29/01/2019
The dismissal of the director under the articles of association: what are the applicable rules in the Netherlands?
A director under the articles of association (hereinafter: director) has two legal relationships with the company. Firstly, the director is... read more →28/11/2018
The taste of food products cannot be protected by copyright. This follows from a judgment of the Court of Justice... read more →13/11/2018
Clairfort welcomes Jos Hendrickx as a lawyer and partner in its department Company law and M&A. Jos has over 30... read more →15/10/2018
Clairfort and Essers Attorneys-at-law merge. Clairfort expands on the fields of competition law, procurement law and regulatory.
Clairfort and Essers attorneys-at-law will join forces. The merger between both firms will be effective as of 1 July 2018.... read more →25/06/2018
If an employee in your company designs a chair or creates a new software programme, who owns the intellectual property... read more →25/06/2018