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Notaries / Partners

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F.J.M.I. van Rijckevorsel van Kessel (Frans)

Civil law notary

Education

  • Specialist training as Estate Planner, 2004
  • Notarial law, Leiden University, 1986.

Professional experience

  • BarentsKrans N.V. (partner)

Specialises in:

Incorporating (complex) associations and foundations, and advising industry associations and other organisations on governance issues.

Frans is on the board of a variety of public service institutions. As a certified executor, he is a member of Stichting Certificering Executeurs.

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E.D. Smit (Eelko)

Civil law notary

Education

  • Post-graduate specialist programme: corporate transactions, Grotius Academy, 2005
  • Notarial and Dutch law, Leiden University, 1992

Professional experience

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek 1992-1994
  • Hoevenaars Van Velzen Van 't Hoff notarissen 1995-1999
  • Buren advocaten notarissen belastingadviseurs 2000-2014

Specialises in:

International corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations, financing and refinancing, advising management and directors and major shareholders, business successions, management buyouts, corporate finance, joint ventures and (employee) participations.

Eelko’s area of expertise further extends to (corporate governance in) the healthcare industry and providing advice to franchise organisations.

Eelko’s board positions include:

  • Chair of the working party on corporate law of Network of Civil Law Notaries
  • Lecturer of corporate law at Stichting Beroepsopleiding Notariaat
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T.J. Burgemeestre (Thierry)

Civil law notary

Education

  • Post-graduate specialist programme: corporate and business law, Grotius Academy, 2011
  • Leiden University, 2001

Professional experience

  • Van Lanschot Bankiers (senior legal account manager Trust)
  • BarentsKrans N.V.
  • Roelen, notarissen
  • TeekensKarstens advocaten notarissen

Specialises in:

Business law

Advising on and implementing restructurings, participations (venture capital, private equity) as well as (cross-border) mergers and acquisitions, incorporations, amendments of articles of association, liquidations and emissions, for Dutch and international companies and (non) profit organisations as well as public and semi-public organisations.

Other positions

  • Board member of Retina Repair Foundation
  • Lecturer SDU/Licent Academy (corporate law for Trust Officers)

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Y.M. Bokhorst (Yolanda)

Candidate civil law notary

Education

  • Professional diploma in Estate Planning, 2002
  • Graduated in notarial law from Leiden University, 1991
  • Graduated in Dutch law from Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1986

Experience

  • Candidate civil law notary with Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn, The Hague
  • Candidate civil law notary with Buren Van Velzen Guelen, The Hague

Specialist areas

General family property law and inheritance law, with a special emphasis on:

International
  • preparation of wills, prenuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements in which aspects of international law play a role, for example in the case of expats resident in the Netherlands, Dutch nationals moving to another country or relationships between partners from different countries
  • advice on and/or winding up of estates with an international dimension, for example when an expat dies in the Netherlands or a Dutch national dies in another country and (part of) the deceased’s property is located in another country, or when a person dies in another country leaving assets in the Netherlands
  • advice on international estate planning
  • preparing inheritance tax and gift tax returns.
Adviser
  • acts as a party-appointed adviser in matters relating to the winding up of estates, or as a ‘lawyer’s lawyer’ in inheritance law matters and proceedings, including those with an international component
  • advice and/or second opinions in disputes over matters of inheritance law or family property law
  • advice to public benefit organizations which are the beneficiaries of legacies, bequests or gifts.

Yolanda regularly gives workshops and presentations about international inheritance law for expats working for international organizations in the Netherlands.

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mevrouw mr. G.J.M. D'Agnolo (Judi)

Candidate civil law notary

Education

  • Professional diploma MfN-registermediator at Centre for Conflictmanagement in Haarlem  (CvC), 2016
  • Professional diploma in Estate Planning, 2007
  • Graduated in notarial law from VU University Amsterdam, 1995
  • Graduated in Dutch Law from Utrecht University, 1984

Specialist areas

Winding up estates, including the preparation of certificates of inheritance and inheritance tax returns, and the division and distribution of estates.

Advice on prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, wills and general estate planning (support and advice on the transfer of wealth to the next generation from a notarial/tax perspective).

Advice on all aspects of private international law.

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F.S.M. Nollen (Fleur)

Candidate civil law notary

Education

  • Post-graduate specialist programme: Estate Planning, Grotius Academy, 2014
  • Professional diploma in Estate Planning, 2005
  • Utrecht University, 2000

Experience

  • BarentsKrans N.V.

Specialist areas

  • Advices on cross-border family and inheritance law with regard to France.
  • Advice on wills, prenuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, gifts and all aspects of estate planning (support and advice on the transfer of wealth to the next generation from a notarial/tax perspective), as well as winding up estates and preparing and filing tax and gift tax returns.

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R. van Haastrecht (Robin)

Junior civil-law notary

Education

  • Leiden University, 2000

Specialist areas

  • Advising on and handling real property transactions including transfers and divisions. Addressing the pertinent aspects of transfer and turnover tax.
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H.T. Huitema (Halbert)

Candidate civil law notary

Education

  • Post-graduate specialist programme: corporate and business law, Grotius Academy, 2014
  • Notarial and Dutch law, Groningen University, 2008

Professional experience

  • TMF Group (Account Officer Legal)
  • BarentsKrans N.V.

Specialises in

Advising on and implementing restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, incorporations, amendments of articles of association, liquidations and emissions, for Dutch and international companies and (non) profit organisations.

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F. Ouahoud (Farah)

Candidate notary

Education

  • Notarial law, Leiden University, 2016

Professional experience

  • Lexence N.V. (Professional Support Lawyer)

Specialises in

Advising on and implementing restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, incorporations, amendments of articles of association, liquidations and emissions, for Dutch and international companies and (non) profit organisations.

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mr. J. Ertem (Joep)

Candidate civil law notary

Education

  • Notarial law, Leiden University, 2016
  • Private Law, University of Amsterdam, 2016

Experience

  • Smart Notary Services B.V. (Case handler)

Specialises in

Advice on legal matters concerning (living) wills, nuptial agreements, gifts, cohabitation agreements, estate planning (guidance in the transfer of wealth to the next generation from a notarial and tax perspective), division of inheritances and the filing of inheritance tax and gift tax returns.

Ex-Notary / Advisor

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J.R.E. Kielstra (Hans)

Ex notary

Education

  • Specialist training as Estate Planner
  • Dutch law, VU University Amsterdam 1982
  • Notarial law, Leiden University, 1980.

Professional experience

  • Nauta Dutilh (solicitor / junior civil law notary)

Specialises in:

Corporate Law

Advising on and implementing restructurings, (cross-border) mergers and takeovers, incorporations, amendments of articles of association, liquidations and emissions, for Dutch and international companies as well as (non) profit organisations.

Hans is a member of the board of several public service organisations and museums.

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