skip to Main Content

About FORT

FORT is a medium-sized Dutch law firm located in Amsterdam. Amsterdam is where our roots are; it is also the source of our strength of character.

We specialise in corporate law, property law, insolvency law, franchise law,  administrative law and employment law. We can solve your problems, ranging from landlord and tenant law to acquisitions. We do so with dedication, spirit and expertise. Both in the Netherlands and abroad.

Multidisciplinary approach

Legal advice requires expertise, creativity and a personal approach. At FORT we believe in a multidisciplinary approach. The lawyers in our different practice groups therefore work together closely – also with law firms in other jurisdictions worldwide. By pooling our knowledge and being alert to your needs, we are able to achieve the best result.

High quality at reasonable rates

Fort Advocaten follows a specialist approach. We always keep abreast of recent developments and follow specialist training courses.

We provide high quality and service at reasonable rates.

FORT’s network

Fort Advocaten is a member of Abacus Worldwide, an international network of independent accountants and lawyers that was set up to exchange information, engage local expertise and share best practices. This membership has enabled FORT to establish long-term international relationships with law firms in other jurisdictions, which allows us to assist our clients internationally in both legal and accountancy issues.

Locally, we are a member and founding partner of the MeerBusiness Amsterdam network.


At FORT our clients are our key focus. Every client has a dedicated contact at partner level. Together, we go in search of the most efficient solution. We favour short lines of communication, fully focussed on your case. We always go one step further and always live up to our promises. That is also apparent from our satisfied client base and the many referrals by clients and peers.

Executive committee

The executive committee at Fort Advocaten N.V. currently consists of Terry Steffens and Pieter Twaalfhoven, supported by Carolien Bonsma, our Office Director.

We are FORT. How may we be of service to you?