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

Signing legal status of police declared invalid

PHILIPSBURG–Members of the different labour unions were updated about the approved 2019 budget during an informative meeting on Monday, July 8, held by the unions Nationale Algemene Politie Bond (NAPB), Windward Islands Civil Service Union/Private Sector Union (WICSU/PSU) and Algemene Bond van Overheidspersoneel (ABVO) for all members.

Minister Andin Bikker van Aruba bezoekt Hof van Justitie op Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - Minister van Justitie en Immigratie van Aruba, Andin Bikker, heeft donderdag 11 juli een bezoek gebracht aan het Hof in Curaçao. Hij werd daarbij vergezeld door Adviseur Algemene en Juridische Zaken Milko Baiz.

Nederland grijpt in op Curacao middels aanwijzing

Aanwijzing en onderlinge regeling moeten Curaçao er financieel bovenop helpen
DEN HAAG/WILLEMSTAD - De Rijksministerraad heeft op voorstel van staatssecretaris Knops van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijkrelaties een besluit tot een aanwijzing aan de regering van Curaçao genomen.