Van Bavel Advocaten is the trade name used by Van Bavel Advocaten B.V., which has its registered office in Amsterdam. Van Bavel Advocaten is registered with the Chamber of Commerce in Amsterdam under no. 59343214. The VAT number of Van Bavel Advocaten is 853431668B01.
Professional liability insurance
Van Bavel Advocaten carries professional liability insurance. The policy is issued by AIG Europe Limited. Van Bavel Advocaten is insured for professional liability up to € 1,000,000 (in words: one million euros). The policy number is 30.14.10948. The insurance agent is Rabobank Amsterdam.
Complaints procedure and affiliation with a disputes committee
Van Bavel Advocaten has no formal complaints procedure and no affiliation with a disputes committee. You are requested to contact us on +31 (20) 312 16 00 with any complaints. You may contact the Amsterdam Bar Association (+31 (20) 589 60 00, see also www.aova.nl) to lodge a complaint against one of our attorneys.
Rules of professional practice and conduct
Our attorneys are registered with the Netherlands Bar Association (Neuhuyskade 94, 2596 XM The Hague). The BAR numbers of our attorneys are given here. They are bound by the rules of professional practice and conduct for members of the Dutch Bar. These rules are available on www.advocatenorde.nl.
Prices of our services
The normal practice of our attorneys is to charge an hourly fee for their services, which precludes the prior agreement of a fixed fee for each type of service. It may be possible to deviate from this rule in exceptional circumstances. Agreements will be made with the client regarding the attorney or attorneys to be assigned in each case. Van Bavel Advocaten will bill for any disbursements made specifically for a given case (e.g. courier charges and travelling expenses). We normally apply VAT at 21% to our services. Van Bavel Advocaten’s attorneys handle legal aid cases under the Legal Aid Act (WRB) only exceptionally.