Attorney at law

Basak Akkus

Specialisation

Basak is a member of Ploum’s Customs, Trade and Logistics practice group. Basak’s work covers the areas of the (international) trade of goods and logistics. She furthermore has expertise in conducting civil proceedings and drafting (and advising on) contracts.

Background

Basak graduated from Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2015. She holds a Master’s degree in Company Law. While obtaining her Master’s degree, Basak was a board member of the study association ELSA Rotterdam. She also gained practical experience at various (large) law firms.  

From the end of 2016 until April, Basak worked as an attorney at law at Houthoff and Loyens & Loeff in Rotterdam. During this period, Basak gained experience in complex, cross-border dispute resolution (both court litigation and arbitration). In addition, Basak advised on the legal aspects of commercial contracts and general terms and conditions. She also gained experience on corporate law transactions (M&A), shareholders’ and joint venture agreements and general corporate advice to companies and their stakeholders.

After working as legal counsel at Deloitte in Rotterdam for six months, Basak joined Ploum in April 2021.

In 2019, Basak successfully completed the Law Firm School.

Education

  • Law Firm School-programma
  • Beroepsopleiding van de Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten
  • Master Bedrijfsrecht aan de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
  • Bachelor Nederlands recht aan de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

Memberships and additional functions

  • Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten

The Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister)

Basak Akkus has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • General legal practice (Algemene praktijk)

Based on this registration, Basak Akkus is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.

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