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MAAK Lawyers’ Amsterdam office in the Netherlands serves as a hub of legal expertise in Amsterdam. Among the notable law firms in Amsterdam, is MAAK Attorneys an independent law firm with dedicated and driven Amsterdam attorneys, servicing market leaders with specialist legal know-how including litigation, product compliance, corporate and commercial law, and business law. At our Amsterdam law firm, we provide legal advice and representation to clients in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and beyond. Our team of Dutch lawyers, as part of one of the Dutch expert law firms, distinguish ourselves through a practical, direct approach and strive to provide outstanding services.

Why choose MAAK Advocaten, a Dutch law firm in Amsterdam, for your legal matters in the Netherlands?

Local presence, national coverage in the Netherlands: Our Amsterdam office, located near Amsterdam-Noord, the Netherlands, serves clients and partners throughout the Netherlands. Expertise in various areas of law: Our Dutch attorneys bring together in-depth knowledge of various areas of law to advise and represent you. Our firm complies with the Netherlands Bar’s requirements, with all advocates at MAAK Advocaten registered with the Netherlands Bar (NOvA), including the registration of principal and secondary legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal areas and obtaining ten training credits annually to ensure our attorneys are up-to-date with legal practices. Furthermore, listed advocates are required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area, demonstrating our commitment to maintaining high standards of legal expertise.

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Choice of law in the Netherlands

Choice of law in the Netherlands

Choice of law in private international law means that parties with an international legal relationship are free to choose the law applicable to their contract

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MAAK Lawyers in Amsterdam advises and litigates on a wide variety of contracts. Both the negotiation phase, the content, and the end of a commercial agreement are important moments when legal support is needed. Let an experienced contract lawyer in Amsterdam inform you about your opportunities and risks.


Franchise agreements are legal contracts where franchisors allow franchisees to operate under their brand and offer their products or services, often specifying the terms of brand usage, support, and fees.


Distribution agreements are business contracts between suppliers and distributors that outline the terms for distributing products or services, detailing territories, duration, and conditions of sale.


These are contracts that govern the sale and transfer of ownership of movable property (non-real estate and personal name), specifying terms regarding price, delivery, and condition of goods.


Money loan agreements are business contracts between lenders and borrowers detailing the loan amount, repayment schedule, interest rate, and other terms governing the financial transaction.


Purchase and sales agreements in the Netherlands are business contracts that define the terms of a transaction between a buyer and seller, detailing the product or service, purchase price, and terms of delivery.


Supply agreements, including call-off, framework, preferred supplier, and sourcing contracts, are contracts specifying the terms under which one party will supply goods or services to another over a period.


License agreements are contracts in which the licensor allows the licensee to use intellectual property, technology, or products under specific conditions and terms.


Service level agreements are part of service contracts where the service provider commits to a certain level of service performance as measured by specific metrics, with penalties for non-compliance.


Cooperation agreements are contracts between two or more parties to collaborate on a specific project or activity, sharing resources and responsibilities to achieve agreed objectives.


Non-disclosure agreements are legal contracts that safeguard confidential information, prohibiting its disclosure to unauthorized parties and defining secrecy obligations.


Engagement agreements, including independent contractor employment agreements and consulting agreements, are contracts that outline the terms under which services will be rendered by a non-employee.


Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) are documents for companies that outline an agreement between parties and are often used as a preliminary document to outline the intentions of a formal contract.


Letters of Intent are documents declaring the intention of one party to do business with another, outlining key aspects of a proposed agreement prior to final negotiations.


Term sheets are non-binding documents used to outline the terms of an investment, covering key financial terms and conditions of the deal.


Our international and multidisciplinary team of Netherlands lawyers in Amsterdam has extensive experience, particularly in international cases. This broad experience and great network of partners, tax advisors, and specialists in life sciences, employs a collaborative approach that is essential in handling the entire life cycle of a commercial contract, from negotiation to termination (by lapse of time, termination, dissolution or annulment). Collaboration with associated tax advisors plays a crucial role in providing comprehensive and integrated legal advice across various sectors, including the life sciences sector, where they bring expertise in regulatory compliance, privacy, cybersecurity, and interactions with supervisory authorities throughout the European Union. Drafting, reviewing, and modifying these contracts requires not only legal expertise and experience but also the ability to work across various legal disciplines. As a specialist corporate law firm, MAAK Lawyers assists international operating companies with contract drafting and review, understanding contract terms, litigation of international contracts, and advice on contract performance and compliance.

Our corporate Netherlands attorneys in Amsterdam provide expert support on disputes and legal issues, including international corporate matters. Our Amsterdam lawyers handle litigation and dispute resolution relating to breaches of commercial contracts, as well as other commercial disputes. This may include court proceedings as well as commercial arbitration.

EU Product Compliance: Our lawyers in Amsterdam advise on EU regulations that impact your products, and solutions and ensuring that you meet all requirements.


Clients benefit significantly from MAAK Lawyers’ international standards, work processes, and sector insights, offering practical solutions for both straightforward and complex legal issues. Our tailored service and project teams meet specific legal needs, while our global mindset and practical experience help clients overcome challenges and seize opportunities related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters. For any legal inquiries or support in the Netherlands, please feel free to contact our adept team at MAAK Advocaten. Committed to excellence, our Dutch lawyers provide superior, legal assistance and services tailored to your distinct needs. You can reach our law firm in the Netherlands through our website, by email, or phone. Our firm specializes in liability law and personal injury cases, offering the highest level of support, especially to self-employed persons, ensuring they receive specialized legal assistance.

Our approachable and skilled staff at MAAK Attorneys will be delighted to assist you on Dutch law, arranging a meeting with one of our specialized attorneys in the Netherlands. Whether you need a Dutch litigation attorney or a Dutch contract lawyer in Amsterdam, we are eager to guide you through the legal intricacies and secure the most favorable results for your situation.

Contact details 

Remko Roosjen | attorney-at-law (‘advocaat’) 
+31 (0)20 – 210 31 38

The information on this legal blog serves purely for educational purposes and should not be taken as specific legal guidance. While we endeavor to maintain accurate and current information, we do not assert its absolute completeness or relevance to your particular situation. For advice tailored to your legal concerns, we urge you to engage with a licensed attorney. Please note that the blog’s content may change without notice, and we are not liable for any inaccuracies or missing information.

Visit our law firm in Amsterdam

Our Amsterdam office is easily accessible, and you can generate door-to-door driving directions from our office map. There is generally ample parking within walking distance of our office.

For sending documents, please use the following address:

MAAK Advocaten
Law firm in the Netherlands
Kraanspoor 46
1033 SE Amsterdam
The Netherlands

“We needed legal representation
for a dispute based in the
Netherlands and our U.S. attorney
connected us with the team at
MAAK Advocaten NV.
The representation of our interests
were handled extremely well and we
feel we could not have made a better
selection of a law firm”

T. Hess, Vice-President 
Cascade LLC.