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act legal covers all major European business centres: Amsterdam Bratislava Bucharest Budapest Frankfurt Madrid Milan Paris Prague Sofia Vienna Warsaw


Fort Advocaten advises both national as well as international clients. International clients that are either already active on the Dutch market or want to expand their activities into the Netherlands.

In recent years we have seen that our clients are increasingly going global, while their demand for legal advisory in markets outside the Netherlands is growing. To be able to offer our clients high quality cross-border advice FORT joined the European alliance act legal and is also a member of the international network Abacus Worldwide.

Fort Advocaten is part of act legal, a European alliance of independent, mid-sized law firms that operate at the top-end of the market. act legal is currently active in ten European countries.

Besides FORT, act legal consists of AC Tischendorf (Germany), Botezatu Estrade Partners (Romania), BSWW Legal & Tax (Poland), DA Lawyers (Spain), MPH (Slovakia), ŘANDA HAVEL LEGAL (Czech Republic), Vivien & Associés (France and Belgium), WMWP (Austria) and Bán Karika (Hungary).

The alliance offers international companies operating on the European market high-quality advice, at the local and international level. This way act legal also forms (especially for American and Asian companies) an efficient one-stop shop for excellent legal support in Europe.

act legal represents a team of 425 lawyers and business experts with over 20 years of international experience in  corporate law, real estate law and employment law. The professionals in the act legal offices collaborate intensively, using a fully integrated workflow.

act legal stands for high quality, fair pricing, efficient bespoke processes, strong partner involvement and a personal approach, all of which make it an attractive alternative to major international law firms.

The alliance aims to further expand into other European countries in the coming years, with special focus on Southern Europe and Scandinavia.

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Abacus Worldwide

Fort Advocaten is also 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 other Abacus law firms, which allows us to assist our clients outside Europe as well.