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Ploum (Ploum) offers legal advice on various areas of law. A full description of these areas of law can be found elsewhere on the website. Legal representation, representation in alternative dispute resolution (arbitration, mediation) and notary services are our other core activities.

Besides this, the Ploum Academy offers courses and training which can be used for the Continuing Education of the Netherlands Bar Association and the Royal Notarial Association.

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Ploum is a partnership. A partnership within the meaning of the Regulation on the Legal Profession. All assignments are deemed to have been given exclusively to Ploum, and not to a person associated with Ploum.

Ploum (partnership)
Blaak 28
3011 TA Rotterdam

Ch. of Comm. no.: 24466720
VAT no.: NL.8040.02.204.B.01

P.O. Box 711
3000 AS Rotterdam, Netherlands

T +31 10 440 6440
F +31 10 436 4400

General terms and conditions, limitation of liability, applicable law and competent court.

Ploum's general terms and conditions apply to all legal relationships of Ploum. The general terms and conditions limit Ploum's liability where appropriate. Dutch law applies to legal relationships with Ploum. The court in Rotterdam has jurisdiction for any disputes. Nevertheless, Ploum has the right to submit disputes to the competent court of the client's place of residence or place of business. The attorneys and civil-law notaries of Ploum are insured under a professional liability insurance.


Unless agreed otherwise, the fees of the work performed by Ploum is based on the amount of hours spent on the work, multiplied by the hourly fee. Next to this hourly fee Ploum will charge: office expenses of 5%, disbursements (such as court and bailiff fees) and, if applicable, VAT. The hourly rates and other costs will in principle be charged per month, provided with a specification.

Professional organization

The attorneys and civil-law notaries of Ploum are registered at the following professional organizations and adhere to the professional rules and codes of conduct of these organization. These rules and codes can be requested via these  professional organizations.

Netherlands Bar Association
Monarch Tower
Prinses Beatrixlaan 5
2595 AK Den Haag

P.O. Box
Postbus 30851
2500 GW Den Haag
(070) 335 35 35

Civil-law notaries
Royal Notarial Association


The attorneys and civil-law notaries of Ploum are insured under a professional liability insurance and business liability insurance which exceed the minimum standards set by the professional organizations.


In case you are not satisfied with the services of Ploum, and you do not want to discuss this with your regular contact person, you can file a complaint to the complaints officer. You can file the complaint via or per ordinary post to our general postal address with the subject 'Complaint' or by telephone on 010-4406440. For the legal profession we use the following complaints procedure (download available on the right site of this page). If you are not satisfied with the services provided by the (candidate) notaries of Ploum, we refer you to the Complaints and Disputes Regulation Notariaat. See for this.

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