VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne

About us

VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne is the leading Dutch Caribbean law firm. We provide our clients – regional and international – with practicable solutions that answer to their specific challenges and ambitions.

About our firm

Corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility

We are aware of the corporate social responsibility that our position as one of the largest law firms in the Dutch Caribbean entails. We support underprivileged groups in various ways. We donate to different charities and sponsor events or other initiatives, but we also offer pro bono legal services to non-profit organizations. We focus on the development of education, development of local youth, sustainability, social education and culture in the Dutch Caribbean region. Our employees also contribute to the legal system of the islands we work and live on, by holding positions in different bar associations, the Supervisory Boards for Lawyers and the Appeal Councils on the various islands.

Global Reach

Legal advice and superior client service in the whole Dutch Caribbean region and beyond.

As a member firm of Lex Mundi, we can provide our clients with preferred access to reliable legal advice and superior client service in 100 countries – all from a single point of contact. Individually, each member firm is a leader in its jurisdiction. Collectively, Lex Mundi firms provide global legal resources with unmatched depth and breadth. Working with other Lex Mundi firms, we are able to seamlessly handle our clients’ most challenging cross-border transactions and disputes. Explore the Lex Mundi global law firm network by firm name, by location or by region in the 2019 Lex Mundi Directory of Members.

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Acting as one team, we offer an integrated service throughout the Dutch Caribbean.

Daniëlla Engelhardt

Associate

Employment law specialist Daniëlla Engelhardt works at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne since 2014. In this role she advises employers, assists them in legal procedures and offers assistance in negotiations concerning collective labor agreements and the disputes that derive from them.

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Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer

Partner

Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer has over twenty-five years of experience as an attorney-at-law and advises both lenders and investors on a broad spectrum of matters in the area of banking, finance and business law.

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Esther Geerings-Jansen

Partner

Esther Jansen is the Office Director at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne. In this role she is responsible for the Finance, HRM, IT and Marketing & Business Development departments.

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Danilo Narvaez

Associate

Danilo Narvaez joined VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne as an entry level associate in September 2018. He works at the Corporate & Banking section of our firm.

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Jan Willem Storm van ‘s Gravesande

Of Counsel

Jan Willem Storm van ’s Gravesande has been active in the aviation industry since 1976. After studies in economics he studied Dutch law at the Groningen University and aviation and space law at the Utrecht University.

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Diek Fabius

Counsel

Diek fabius is an expert in the area of corporate law and is particularly engaged in transactions, on- and offshore commercial contracts and the DCSX listings. Diek has been working as a counsel at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne on Curacao since April 2019.

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Frank Kunneman

Partner

Frank Kunneman is an authority in the field of corporate governance. He assists stockholders, supervisory boards and supervisory directors in both advisory and litigation matters.

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Inge van Hees-Wolswijk

Counsel

Inge van Hees-Wolswijk is specialized in business and financial law. She advises clients, including financial institutions and insurance corporations, on, inter alia, credit facilities, collateral documentation and financial regulatory matters.

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Lorena Navia Rodriguez

Associate

Lorena Navia is a practical-minded attorney-at-law who likes to think along with her clients. She works as an administrative- and real estate specialist on our firm on Bonaire, within the section Litigation & Commercial.

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Marly Buwalda

Associate

Marly joined VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne on Bonaire as an entry level associate in January 2020. She works at the Commercial & Litigation department of our firm. She has a wide legal practice area and is specialized in immigration law.

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Melitza Willems

Associate

Melitza Willems joined VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne as a junior associate in September 2018. She works at the Corporate & Banking section of our firm.

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Michiel Gorsira

Partner

Michiel Gorsira is a pro-active and pragmactic attorney-at-law and the driving force of our insolvency practise.

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Myrthe Franken

Associate

Myrthe Franken started at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne on Aruba as a junior associate in October 2019. She works at the Corporate & Banking section of our firm.

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Randolph van Eps

Of Counsel

Randolph van Eps has broad experience as an attorney-at-law with an emphasis on business law and business dispute resolution. He is also one of the driving forces of our Suriname desk.

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Roderik van Hees

Partner

Roderik (1983) is an attorney-at-law and partner of our firm. He specializes in corporate and commercial dispute resolution.

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Rogier van den Heuvel

Partner

Rogier van den Heuvel has over 15 years of experience in business and commercial litigation. He is one of the driving forces of our corporate litigation practice and a specialist in the field of competition law.

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Ruthnialys Mogen

Associate

Ruthnialys Mogen is a critical thinker who approaches challenging legal issues diligently. She specializes in privacy and intellectual property and works at the Corporate & Banking section of our firm on Curacao.

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Sjurdriëlle Osepa

Associate

Sjurdriëlle Osepa started as a junior associate at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne in September 2019. She works at the Corporate & Banking section of our firm in Curacao.

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Sophie van Lint

Senior associate

Sophie van Lint is an expert in the field of employment and public service law, the law of obligations and real estate. She mainly advises and assists governmental bodies and clients in the public sector, for instance in legal proceedings.

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Thies Leijsen

Partner

Thies Leijsen is an experienced attorney-at-law and head of our Employment & Pensions team.

 

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Tjarda Tazelaar

Partner

Tjarda is an expert in corporate law and the head of our M&A team. He specializes in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and restructurings.

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Tom Peeters

Partner

Tom Peeters is an experienced and specialized real estate attorney-at-law, managing partner of our firm and local manager of our Aruba and Bonaire offices.

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Vin Soeltaansingh

Associate

Vin Soeltaansingh started as an associate at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne in 2018. He works at the Commercial & Litigation section of our firm.

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