Top 10 Law Firms Aruba 2011

 

Position

Last year

climber/descender

Law Firm Number of lawyers (in Aruba office)

Number of lawyers last year

Total number of lawyers in Dutch Caribbean
             

1

(1)

David Kock & Wix

8

6

12

2

(1)

Brown Lawyers

5

6

5

2

(2)

Croes Weever & Tchong

5

5

5

3

(3)

Gomez & Bikker Advocaten

4

4

4

3

(3)

HBN Law

4

4

25

3

(3)

Oomen & Offringa Advocaten

4

4

4

3

(3)

SBP Lawyers

4

4

4

4

(4)

Audax Legal

3

3

3

4

(3)

VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne

3

5

30

4

(-)

 

Kloes & Partners

3

3

3

 

Curacao Legal Portal annually composes a ranking of Aruba based law firms based on the number of lawyers employed on Aruba on 31 March 2011.

Remarkable is that two out of the top ten largest law firms decrease in size (their Aruba offices). At the same time, only one firm in the top of the ranking is growing significantly (David Kock & Wix). Most of the firms remain steady in terms of number of lawyers.

At the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten and Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba approximately 350 lawyers are officially registered. Of these lawyers, about 100 are working at law firms on Aruba (ca. 30%). These 100 lawyers are working at circa 45 law firms.

Note: this list is based on information provided by the law firms concerned (a.o. websites and official information from the Bar Association). Tax lawyers and notarial lawyers are not included.

29 April 2011

Assessment of health risks due to dump fires starts on Jan. 21

PHILIPSBURG--A team from Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM will carry out a two-week assessment of the potential health risks for the community in relation to dump fires starting January 21.

Minister-president Rutte en staatssecretaris Knops naar Bonaire, CuraƧao en Aruba

Minister-president Rutte en staatssecretaris Knops (Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties) bezoeken zondag 20 tot en met dinsdag 22 januari Bonaire, Curaçao en Aruba. Het bezoek staat in het teken van economische samenwerking en rechtshandhaving. 

Dock Maarten vindt geen gehoor bij overheid met klacht over Bobby's Marina

PHILIPSBURG - Het jarenlange geschil tussen Dock Maarten, Bobby's Marina en de overheid loopt nog steeds.