Team

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The ADVOCURA team is based in the Amsterdam business district Zuidas.

ADVOCURA

  • is a collaboration in which Mariëlle Groen, Dasja Sepers and Femke Jorritsma join forces to assist you with even more knowledge and experience;
  • is a team that has known each other for years and has been working together before, resulting in a team that is well attuned
  • has major experience in litigating and advising in the field of contract law (e.g. disputes arising from commercial contracts), in employment matters and in liability issues, including directors’ liability, shareholder disputes, professional liability and employers’ liability;
  • provides strategic advice to resolve disputes and conflicts and to prevent them in the future;
  • represents a solid approach from a modern office environment;
  • understands the legal jargon, but advises in clear language;
  • represents clear language, short lines of communication and transparent (price) agreements;
  • works efficiently and reacts quickly;
  • is your legal business partner;
  • has access to an extensive (international) network of lawyers and advisers.

Advocaat

T: +31 (0)20 799 7396
E: groen@advocura.nl

Advocaat

T: +31 (0) 6 29 73 53 48
E: jorritsma@advocura.nl

About Mariëlle Groen
  • with nearly twenty years of experience she assists her clients in various proceedings and provides clear advice with her direct approach and clear communication;
  • is ADVOCURA’s founder;
  • started her career at Houthoff in the (insurance law) litigation practice, with a strong emphasis on professional liability. In this respect she often acted at the request of insurers on behalf of mainly notaries, accountants and lawyers who were held liable. She also addressed issues with respect to corporate litigation, including shareholder disputes and directors’ liability;
  • completed the Specialist Course National and International Contracting at the Grotius Academy in 2008;
  • worked at a boutique law firm in the centre of Amsterdam from 2009 to September 2017 where she also handled many cases in the area of employment law;
  • assists her clients throughout the entire route in employment matters; whether concluding an employment contract or the termination thereof but also all points in between. She also advises on the various types of employment relationships, transfer of undertaking, etc.;
  • completed the Specialist Course Employment Law at the Academie voor de Rechtspraktijk in 2016;
  • is, in accordance with the Regeling and Verordening op de Advocatuur, registered in the following areas: employment law and corporate law, in which areas she will achieve at least 10 study points per calendar year according to the standards of the Dutch Bar Association, with a focus on the aforementioned areas of attention;
  • is a member of the Dutch Association for Litigation (NVvP), the Association for Corporate Litigation, the Association of  Employment Lawyers (VAAN), the Association for Employment Law (VvA), Magna Charta Advocaten (MC Advocaten), the German-Dutch Lawyers Association (DNRV) and the Dutch Bar Association (NOvA).
About Femke Jorritsma
  • is very energetic and driven to achieve the best results for her clients;
  • is highly specialized in civil procedural law and has extensive experience in the prevention and resolution of complex disputes within and between national and international companies by means of consultation, mediation, arbitration and litigation;
  • frequently deals with disputes concerning commercial contracts, shareholder disputes and liability of executive and non-executive directors and other professional workers;
  • advises also on various aspects relating to Dutch procedural law such as seizure and execution law;
  • was from August 2012 until December 2015 external advisor to the Ministry of Security and Justice in the Program Quality and Innovation justice (KEI). This program aims to make the administration of justice more accessible, less complex and more efficient;
  • is a deputy judge with the court Midden-Nederland, location Utrecht and Lelystad. In this capaciy, Femke rules from time to time on civil law matters including litigation on commercial contracts and corporate litigation;
  • before becoming a partner with Advocura she worked as a lawyer in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution section of Dentons Boekel (previously known as Boekel de Nerée) and Houthoff;
  • is, in accordance with the Regeling and Verordening op de Advocatuur, registered in the following areas: civil procedural law and corporate law, in which areas she will achieve at least 10 study points per calendar year according to the standards of the Dutch Bar Association, with a focus on the aforementioned areas of attention;
  • is a member of the Dutch Association for Litigation (NVvP), the Association for Corporate Litigation (VCL) and the Dutch Bar Association (NOvA).

Juridisch medewerker

T: +31 (0)20 799 7396
E: sepers@advocura.nl

About Dasja Sepers
  • with nearly twenty years of experience she knows the lawyers’ practice like no other;
  • has been involved with ADVOCURA from the start;
  • has worked for a long time as an assistant for one of Houthoff’s managing partners;
  • has a major linguistic knowledge, which is of great use for ADVOCURA’s services for the expat community;
  • is always at ADVOCURA’s clients disposal and because of her close cooperation with Mariëlle, she is always fully informed of the current cases;
  • is currently following the bachelor’s program in Dutch Law and combines in her work the knowledge of her studies with her extensive practical experience.

Advocaat

T: +31 (0)20 799 7396
E: groen@advocura.nl

About Mariëlle Groen
  • with nearly twenty years of experience she assists her clients in various proceedings and provides clear advice with her direct approach and clear communication;
  • is ADVOCURA’s founder;
  • started her career at Houthoff in the (insurance law) litigation practice, with a strong emphasis on professional liability. In this respect she often acted at the request of insurers on behalf of mainly notaries, accountants and lawyers who were held liable. She also addressed issues with respect to corporate litigation, including shareholder disputes and directors’ liability;
  • completed the Specialist Course National and International Contracting at the Grotius Academy in 2008;
  • worked at a boutique law firm in the centre of Amsterdam from 2009 to September 2017 where she also handled many cases in the area of employment law;
  • assists her clients throughout the entire route in employment matters; whether concluding an employment contract or the termination thereof but also all points in between. She also advises on the various types of employment relationships, transfer of undertaking, etc.;
  • completed the Specialist Course Employment Law at the Academie voor de Rechtspraktijk in 2016;
  • is a member of the Dutch Association for Litigation (NVvP), the Association for Corporate Litigation, the Dutch Association of  Employment Lawyers (VAAN), the Association for Employment Law (VvA), Magna Charta Advocaten (MC Advocaten), the German-Dutch Lawyers Association (DNRV) and the Dutch Bar Association (NOvA).

Advocaat

T: +31 (0) 6 29 73 53 48
E: jorritsma@advocura.nl

About Femke Jorritsma
  • is very energetic and driven to achieve the best results for her clients;
  • is highly specialized in civil procedural law and has extensive experience in the prevention and resolution of complex disputes within and between national and international companies by means of consultation, mediation, arbitration and litigation;
  • frequently deals with disputes concerning commercial contracts, shareholder disputes and liability of executive and non-executive directors and other professional workers;
  • advises also on various aspects relating to Dutch procedural law such as seizure and execution law;
  • was from August 2012 until December 2015 external advisor to the Ministry of Security and Justice in the Program Quality and Innovation justice (KEI). This program aims to make the administration of justice more accessible, less complex and more efficient;
  • is a deputy judge with the court Midden-Nederland, location Utrecht and Lelystad. In this capaciy, Femke rules from time to time on civil law matters including litigation on commercial contracts and corporate litigation;
  • before becoming a partner with Advocura she worked as a lawyer in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution section of Dentons Boekel (previously known as Boekel de Nerée) and Houthoff;
  • is a member of the Dutch Association for Litigation (NVvP), the Association for Corporate Litigation (VCL) and the Dutch Bar Association (NOvA).

Juridisch medewerker

T: +31 (0)20 799 7396
E: sepers@advocura.nl

About Dasja Sepers
  • with nearly twenty years of experience she knows the lawyers’ practice like no other;
  • has been involved with ADVOCURA from the start;
  • has worked for a long time as an assistant for one of Houthoff’s managing partners;
  • has a major linguistic knowledge, which is of great use for ADVOCURA’s services for the expat community;
  • is always at ADVOCURA’s clients disposal and because of her close cooperation with Mariëlle, she is always fully informed of the current cases;
  • is currently following the bachelor’s program in Dutch Law and combines in her work the knowledge of her studies with her extensive practical experience.