Skip to content

Remko Roosjen

Dutch commercial agency lawyer

Your Expert in Dutch Commercial Agency Law

Remko Roosjen stands out as a distinguished figure in the realm of Dutch commercial agency law. His base of operations is at MAAK Advocaten, a well-respected law firm in the Netherlands renowned for its expertise in various legal fields, especially in Dutch commercial law and cross-border matters.

What Makes Remko Roosjen a Sought-After Attorney?

Remko’s proficiency in Dutch commercial agency law is well-regarded. His approach is unique, blending a deep understanding of Dutch law with an ability to relate to the practical needs of businesses. His skills are not just in legal theory but in applying this knowledge effectively to real-world scenarios. This makes Remko as a Dutch attorney an invaluable asset for any business navigating the complexities of Dutch law.

Remko Roosjen’s Role at MAAK Advocaten

At MAAK Advocaten, Remko plays as a founder and partner for the Commercial Law Department a pivotal role. He’s not just a Dutch agency lawyer; he’s a strategist, offering insights that help businesses formulate robust legal strategies. His expertise covers a wide range of topics within commercial agency law, including contract negotiation, contract termination, litigation, and advising on regulatory compliance.

  • Expertise: Remko’s depth of knowledge in Dutch commercial agency law is unparalleled.
  • Practical Approach: He understands that legal advice needs to be practical and business-oriented.
  • Reputation: His standing in the legal community speaks for itself, backed by the reputation of MAAK Advocaten.
  • Client-Centric: Remko prioritizes understanding his clients’ needs, ensuring tailored solutions.

How Can Remko Roosjen Help You?

Whether you’re dealing with complex contract negotiations, facing litigation, or need guidance on compliance with Dutch commercial laws, Remko is equipped to assist. His advice is always up-to-date, practical, and tailored to your specific business needs.


To benefit from Remko’s expertise, you can contact him through MAAK Advocaten’s official website. There, you’ll find additional information on how to schedule a consultation and learn more about the services offered by MAAK Advocaten.

  1. Drafting of a commercial agency contract for an international furniture  brand, with various cross-border aspects.
  2. One of Remko’s most noteworthy achievements in recent months has been in the termination of a commercial agency agreement between a Dutch manufacturer distributor and a Mexican commercial agent. In this, Remko successfully conducted several proceedings on behalf of the Mexican party.
  3. Remko advised a Dutch technology firm on the creation of an agency agreement with a German distributor. Remko’s familiarity with international commercial law allowed him to draft an agreement that protected the Dutch company’s interests while complying with the local laws in Germany.
  4. For several internationally operating manufacturers and commercial agents, Remko has conducted civil litigation in the Netherlands on pre-contractual liability, contractual failures, and performance of contractual obligations.
  5. His recent work in drafting complex commercial agency contracts under Dutch law (and general terms and conditions) for the manufacturing industry has also been commendable. Remko has crafted comprehensive agreements that cover every eventuality, taking into account the unique needs and requirements of the client and their business. An example of this is his work for a Dutch processing company entering into a long-term raw material agency agreement in the Middle East for an Arabic company. His meticulous drafting ensured the Dutch company’s steady supply, minimized potential risks, and incorporated dispute resolution mechanisms aligned with international norms.
  6. Apart from his primary practice areas, Remko has shown an interest in evolving legal trends such, as ESG, and their impact on commercial law. Remko has been proactive in integrating sustainability clauses into his contract drafts and has written extensively about the significance of such clauses in future commercial transactions.
  7. Remko is also a regular contributor to several Industry-related Product Safety events, where he provides insights into the intricacies of Product Compliance and commercial law.
  8. Assisting a company manufacturing and selling E-Bikes in a dispute regarding comparative claims made by one of its main competitors. 

Dutch attorney for contact law

Remko has a master’s in law from Tilburg University (2007) and attended the International School of Law at Helsinki University (2008). In 2013 he successfully completed the specialist training course in National and International Contracting Law at the Grotius Academy.

Remko is admitted to the Dutch Bar. Further to this he is a member of DFA, the Dutch Association for Distribution, Franchise and Agency law. He is also a member of the Association for Dutch-German Attorneys.

Remko is also a lecturer at various conferences and master classes for the manufacturing industry.

Remko Roosjen has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

– civil law (general practice)

Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.

Dutch Commercial Agency Attorney

International Contracting

Specialist lawyer for cross-border agency disputes