SCHELSTRAETE

LAW FIRM

Schelstraete Lawyers is a midsize law firm, founded in the Netherlands in 1989, and has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of Business, Contracting, Art, Equine law and Litigation at an International level.

Schelstraete has its head office in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (located in Noord-Brabant, the most equine region in The Netherlands) nearby the Belgium and German border. At its meeting room in the heart of Amsterdam at the Herengracht Schelstraete provides its legal services to many foreign clients.

We are moving

We would like to inform you that Schelstraete Advocaten will be moving to a new location in the week of 23 March 2020. As per 30 March 2020 we

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Luc Schelstraete
In his legal practice, Luc Schelstraete is primarily active in the field of International Equine Law. Within the International Equine Law practice, Luc Schelstraete provides services to Dutch yet often also foreign equine businesses, riders, horse owners and equine authorities....
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Vincent Zitman
Vincent Zitman studied Dutch law at the University of Tilburg. In 2007 he obtained his Master’s degree and was hired by Schelstraete c.s. Advocaten. In August 2010 Vincent completed his internship and has been working in the field of Liability Law...
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Piotr Wawrzyniak
Piotr studied Law at the Adam Mickiewicz university in Poznan, Poland, from which he holds a master’s degree in Polish Law. He also studied at the Mannheim University in Germany and the Tilburg University and the University of Amsterdam...
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Our head office is located in ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the south of The Netherlands nearby the Belgium and German boarder. In Amsterdam you can find us our meeting room in the heart of Amsterdam at the Herengracht.

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The midsize law firm Schelstraete, founded in the Netherlands in 1989, has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of Business, Contracting, Art, Equine and Litigation at an International level.

Several references of Schelstraete in 2018

Litigation
• Israeli client of Schelstraete wins Court of Appeal procedure in The Hague (The Netherlands): Client’s claim of client for compensation of 50.000 euro based on the annulled purchase of a dressage horse granted: source: ECLI:GHDHA:2017:3097 dated 25 January 2018.

• Swedish client of Schelstraete and Burkart Fischer wins Court of Appeal procedure in Celle (Germany): purchase agreement on expensive dressage horse successfully annulled based on mal representations and fraud, claim of 2 million euro towards seller, commissioners and trainer granted.

• Dutch client of Schelstraete wins Court of Appeal procedure in ’s-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands): civil arrest on horses of client Schelstraete lifted; source: ECLI:NL:GHSHE:2018:1172 dated 20 March 2018.

• Saudi client of Schelstraete wins Court of Appeal procedure in Arnhem (The Netherlands): Horse trainer does not have a right of retention. Court lifts arrest on several horses. Source: ECLI:NL:GHARL:2018:3893 dated 24 April 2018.

• Dutch client of Schelstraete wins civil procedure in ’s-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands): client was seller of grand prix show jumper to Canadian buyer with purchase price of 650.000 euro. Court rejects Buyer’s claim for annulment of purchase agreement. Buyer should have tried the horse herselves and is no consumer. Source: ECLI:RBOBR:2018:5905 dated 28 November 2018.

• Japanese client of Schelstraete wins a civil law suit up to the Supreme Court in Bulgaria against a Swedish counterparty: ruling no. 587/14 of the District Court of Varna, commercial department, dated 14 February 2018. 

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“Schelstraete is the Dutch Alliance Partner of the World’s leading Equine Law Firms European US Asian Equine Lawyers”

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