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Katinka Verdurmen

Managing Partner

Expertise:

  • franchiserecht
  • vastgoedrecht
  • huurrecht bedrijfsruimte

Katinka Verdurmen is een creatieve en betrokken advocaat, die snel en adequaat handelt. Zij geeft leiding aan het team van franchise- en huurrechtspecialisten binnen act Fort Advocaten en is in 2020, 2021 en 2022 gerankt door The Legal 500 als Leading Individual in de industriecategorie Retail. Katinka maakt daarnaast als Managing Partner deel uit van het dagelijks bestuur van act FORT.

Katinka is gespecialiseerd in huur- en franchiserecht. Zij adviseert een groot aantal toonaangevende retailpartijen met wie zij een langdurige relatie heeft opgebouwd. Daarnaast werkt zij voor vastgoedontwikkelaars, investeerders en makelaars, waardoor zij de retailsector vanuit verschillende perspectieven kent. Vaak is zij een spil in de samenwerking met andere adviseurs van haar cliënten.

Katinka adviseert zowel franchisegevers als franchisenemers bij het opstellen van franchiseovereenkomsten, het opzetten van franchiseorganisaties, het oprichten van franchiseverenigingen en bij de overdracht, beëindiging en gewijzigde voortzetting van franchiserelaties.

Onze cliënten vertelden aan The Legal500 onder meer het volgende over Katinka:

  • “‘Quick-thinking’ managing partner Katinka Verdurmen provides clients with a blend of commercial contracting and real estate expertise, with particular experience in franchising work and leasing disputes.”
  • “Good knowledge of the relevant market developments, quick replies and pragmatic advice.”
  • “She has her client top of mind and combines her excellent legal skills with her commercial point of view to the benefit of her client.”

(Scroll verder voor meer quotes uit The Legal 500)

Track records

Katinka werkte en werkt aan zaken die uitgebreid in de media aan bod kwamen, voor opdrachtgevers als de Vereniging van Albert Heijn Franchisenemers, Mirage Retail Group (waaronder Blokker B.V. en BCC) en de vereniging van franchisenemers van McDonald’s.

Hieronder een overzicht van enkele belangrijke en/of recente zaken van Katinka:

Reputatie

Katinka heeft een uitstekende reputatie en wordt door het gerenommeerde, onafhankelijke platform The Legal 500 gerekend tot één van de beste advocaten van Nederland. De laatste jaren heeft zij de volgende rankings en mooie quotes van cliënten ontvangen:

  • The Legal 500 2022 – Leading Individual in Industry Focus: Retail
    “Katinka Verdurmen has assisted us with all aspects relating to real estate primarily negotiations of lease agreements and discussions with landlords. During the last two years, Katinka has played a huge role in our COVID-19 crisis management. She has her client top of mind and combines her excellent legal skills with her commercial point of view to the benefit of her client.”
  • The Legal 500 2022 – Recommended Lawyer in Real Estate
    “Katinka Verdurmen has had a huge impact on our business in the Netherlands.”
    “Katinka Verdurmen has played a huge role in our Covid-19 crisis management.”
    “Katinka Verdurmen has her client at the top of her mind and combines her excellent legal skills with her commercial point of view to the benefit of her client.”
    “We will at any time recommend Katinka Verdurmen to other international businesses who want to do business in Holland.”
    “Katinka Verdurmen speaks and writes English fluently and is skilled with IT.”
  • The Legal 500 2021 – Leading Individual in Industry Focus: Retail
    Good knowledge of the relevant market developments, quick replies and pragmatic advice.
  • The Legal 500 2021 – Recommended Lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
    Berth Brouwer and Katinka Verdurmen are both excellent lawyers, approachable, fast, down-to-earth, thorough, knowledgeable, an eye for the business, everything you want your lawyer to be and on top of that. very nice people.
  • The Legal 500 2021 – Recommended Lawyer in Real Estate
    They think several steps ahead in the process.
  • The Legal 500 2020 – Leading Individual in Industry Focus: Retail
    ‘Quick-thinking’ managing partner Katinka Verdurmen provides clients with a blend of commercial contracting and real estate expertise, with particular experience in franchising work and leasing disputes.
  • The Legal 500 2020 – Recommended Lawyer in Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
    Also recommended are Katinka Verdurmen and Pieter Twaalfhoven, who are ‘focused on solving the problem.
  • The Legal 500 2020 – Recommended Lawyer in Real Estate
    Katinka Verdurmen is a very hardworking lawyer with a sharp mind, who specialises in commercial tenancy and franchise law.
  • The Legal 500 2019 – Recommended Lawyer in Industry Focus: Retail
    In recent work, the team has handled contentious real estate, pre-insolvency and a number of complex franchising matters.
  • The Legal 500 2018 – Recommended Lawyer in Industry Focus: Retail
    Real estate and franchise agreements are the core pillars of Fort Advocaten’s department, which is also active in insolvency. Katinka Verdurmen is the key contact; she assists clients with real estate transactions, leasing issues, and franchise agreements and disputes.

Søstrene Grene over Katinka Verdurmen:

We have worked with Mrs. Katinka Verdurmen and her team for the last 5 years, primarily related to Real Estate. We will give Mrs. Katinka Verdurmen and her team our highest recommendations as her advices has had a huge impact on our business in Holland.

Mrs. Katinka Verdurmen has assisted us with all aspects relating to real estate primarily negotiations of lease agreements and discussions with landlords. During the last 2 years Mrs. Katinka Verdurmen has played a huge role in our COVID-19 crisis management. She has her client top of mind and combines her excellent legal skills with her commercial point of view to the benefit of her client.

We will at any time recommend Mrs. Katinka Verdurmen to other international businesses who want to do business in Holland.

Mrs. Katinka Verdurmen speaks and write English fluently and is skilled with IT. Communication through Teams-meetings are top professional.

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