Top 10 Law Firms Suriname 2010

 

In 2004 the Country of Suriname introduced a law, creating the Suriname Bar Association. Every lawyer that has been admitted to the Bar is therefore by law also a member of the Bar Association.
 
There are approximately 160 lawyers in Suriname. Of these 160 lawyers, about 40 are working for law firms (mainly partnerships or limited liability companies) and 80 lawyers have a so-called "one-man businesses". The rest are in effect inactive.
 
Law firm Lim A Po, established in 1937, is currently the oldest and largest law firm in Suriname. At present the firm consists of ten lawyers, all members of the Suriname Bar, and one legal counselor.

Position Law Firm Number of lawyers (in Suriname office)

1

Advocatenkantoor Lim A Po

10

2

Coster Advocaten

5

3

Advocatenkantoor Kraag

5

4

Schurman Advocaten

5

5

Hooplot Advokatenkantoor

4

6

Sewcharan Advocaten

4

7

Advocatenkantoor Essed & Sohansingh

3

8

Advocatenkantoor Van Dijk-Silos

2

9

Juridisch Advieskantoor Kanhia N.V.

2

10

4 Jusitice Advocaten

2

 

Curacao Legal Portal has composed this list based on information provided by third parties.The position of the law firms is based on the number of lawyers employed on 30 April 2010. Tax lawyers and notarial lawyers are not included.

The intention is to publish an updated list on a yearly basis, showing inter alia the climbers and descenders in comparison with the previous year.

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