Directive 2006/123/EC was implemented in the Netherlands on 28 December 2009. This Directive, as well as the Legal Profession Regulations, apply to our firm and means we must inform our clients about a number of matters. You will find this information below. This information supplements our General Terms and Conditions and should be read in conjunction with them. 

Firm details

RWV Advocaten
Legal form: Partnership
Physical address: Haagweg 149, 2321 AA Leiden
Postal address: PO Box 11231, 2301 EE Leiden
Telephone number: 071 750 22 00
Fax number 071 750 22 01
E-mail address:
Chamber of Commerce number 27340982
VAT number: NL008917 796 B01 

Description of the work

RWV Advocaten offers legal services in almost all areas of law in the form of advice, mediation and conducting legal proceedings. 

Costs of the services

RWV does not work with fixed hourly rates. Every customer and every case is different, so we make clear and customised agreements about our costs. This could be an hourly rate, fixed rate, mixed fee, success fee and hybrid fees. When an instruction is accepted, a confirmation is sent containing a description of how we will invoice and an estimate of the costs if possible. 

Dutch Bar Association

All our lawyers are registered with the: 

Dutch Bar Association
Neuhuyskade 94
2596 XM in The Hague
T 010 - 45 35 535

General Terms and Conditions

Our General Terms and Conditions apply to all our services. You will find these on our website. Our general terms and conditions are available in both Dutch and English and have been filed with the registry of the District Court of The Hague under number 9/2022.

Download general terms and conditions 

Applicable law

Dutch law applies to every contract for services and all obligations arising from it. The District Court in The Hague has exclusive jurisdiction to hear related disputes. 


Section 46 Counsel Act: Lawyers are subject to disciplinary law in respect of any acts or omissions contrary to the care they should exercise as lawyers towards those whose interests they represent or should represent as such, in respect of infringements of the provisions of or pursuant to this Act and the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Prevention) Act, the regulations of the Dutch Bar and in respect of any act or omission that is not befitting of a good lawyer. In the first instance, disciplinary boards discipline lawyers and on appeal, also in the highest jurisdiction, the disciplinary court. 

On our website, you will find our firm’s complaints procedure, which explains how a complaint can be submitted and how it will be handled. You can download the complaint form from our website and send it to our postal address or our general e-mail address. We will respond to complaints as soon as possible and make every effort to find a satisfactory solution.

Download the firm’s complaints procedure 

Professional liability insurance

All our lawyers and counsel are covered by professional liability insurance, which has been taken out with AON Nederland, registered in Amsterdam. RWV Advocaten is insured for loss caused by errors made during the work up to an amount of EUR 10,000,000 per event. There is no geographic limitation of cover in the policy. 

If for whatever reason, no payment is made under this insurance policy, any liability is limited to an amount of EUR 50,000 or, if the fee invoiced by RWV in the relevant case is higher, to that amount with a maximum of EUR 100,000. This is also stated in the general terms and conditions.

The address of insurer AON is:
AON Risk Solutions
Paalbergweg 2-4

Last modified on: 20-01-2023