Pot Jonker Advocaten

A law firm with a forward-looking tradition

With around 30 lawyers and a history going back several decades, Pot Jonker is one of the most respected law firms in the Amsterdam region and the largest in its hometown of Haarlem. Our client-focused approach and flat structure allow us to respond quickly and flexibly, and to combine high quality work with competitive fees.

Professional but pragmatic

Because you don’t want to be tied up in lengthy litigation, we don’t pursue thankless causes, but focus on the best result for you. Listening and posing questions to get to the essence of the case. Clarifying your needs, balancing interests, managing risks and never losing sight of what’s achievable.

Structured to provide the best advice 

To optimise our expertise and experience across some 30 specialisms, we operate in 6 clusters. So that even in the most complex cases, you always get the best advice:

  • Employment (Dismissal/Termination, Employee Participation/Representation, Reorganisation, Sickness Absenteeism)
  • Administrative (Administrative (procedural) Law, Art & Culture, Property Development, Expropriation, Government, Government Liability, Grants & Subsidies, Nature, Planning & Environmental, Privacy, Education)
  • General Litigation (Cassation, Civil (Procedural) Law, Arbitration, Mediation, Liability)
  • Corporate & Insolvency ( Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Debt Collection, Director Liability, M&A)
  • Real Estate & Infrastructure (Construction, Energy, Leasing & Rental/Tenancy, Property Acquisition and Divestments, Public Procurement)
  • Health & Welfare.

Serving society, committed to our community

Our clients are active in a range of industries across the public, private and third sectors. We feel part of the community we serve, and are proud to be Head Sponsor of the Philharmonie and Stadsschouwburg, Haarlem’s highly respected classical concert hall and city theatre.

Local know-how, nationwide

As our client, you benefit not only from access to Pot Jonker’s own extensive network. We’re also affiliated to Netlaw, a nationwide consortium of over 15 regional Dutch law firms.