Agency, distribution and franchising

Van Till advocaten has extensive expertise and knowledge in the field of (inter)national commercial agency, distribution and franchise agreements. Van Till advocaten counsels and litigates not only on behalf of suppliers and manufacturers but also on behalf of commercial agents and distributors both nationally and internationally and where necessary represents them in court or arbitration proceedings.

Typical issues and projects in the field of (inter)national commercial agency-, distribution- and franchise agreements include the drafting and reviewing of such and other related commercial contracts and advising on Dutch and European competition and antitrust laws and regulations.

A number of secretariats of various national and international organisations of intermediaries are domiciled at Van Till advocaten. These organizations include the Union of Dutch Intermediaries (VNT), the Dutch Association of Clothing and Textile Agents and Importers (NVKT) and the International Union of Commercial Agents and Brokers (IUCAB). In addition, Van Till advocaten acts as Dutch expert counsel for the International Distribution Institute (IDI) and the ICC Commission on Law and Practice. Our attorneys regularly appear as speakers at conventions, seminars and meetings organised by businesses both nationally and internationally.

Key contacts: Paul Holtrop