VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne Attorneys
Mark Kater
Senior Associate
Tel: +599 717 7557
Fax: +599 717 5115

Speaks: Dutch, English
Main office: Bonaire
Education: University of Groningen
Graduated: 1994

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Mark Kater

Mark Kater is a commercial lawyer with broad business experience. His clients are corporations, entrepreneurs, governmental bodies and private persons alike. He advises and assists clients in procedures on several aspects of the legal arena.

After internships with law firm Loeff Claeys Verbeke in Amsterdam and a law firm in California, USA, Mark was Attorney at Law with HouthoffBuruma from 1995 to 1999. He was president of the Amsterdam Young Bar Association from 1997 to 1998.

He left the legal practice to become publisher and market manager at legal publisher WoltersKluwer. Thereafter, he founded several start-ups. From 2004 to 2008 he was Head of Business Development & Marketing with the Dutch office of Allen & Overy LLP.

In addition to his graduation from the University of Groningen, Mark followed courses from a European LL.M. program at the Catholic University Leuven, Belgium. Recently, Mark participated in a management development program at INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

Additional positions
  • Member of the Committee legal-aid in criminal matters BES
  • Director of Client Relations and Marketing VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne
  • Board member of Bonaire Business & Employers association
Mark recently assisted:
  • A large real estate broker on Bonaire in collection cases
  • Litigation on Bonaire regarding construction, zoning and building permit issues
  • Telbo, the Bonaire based telecom company, on several legal issues
  • The Island Territory of Bonaire on adjusting, supplementing or converting all local legislation due to the constitutional changes
  • Various clients in Bonaire real estate matters, such as project development, sales transactions and rental issues
  • Various corporations with general legal issues and with establishing businesses on Bonaire
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