Occupational information
Legal Beetle

Mr J.B.A. (Joost) Gerritsen is registered as a lawyer with the Netherlands Bar Association (NOvA). The NOvA’s address is: Neuhuyskade 94, 2596 XM The Hague, 070 3353535, info@advocatenorde.nl.

Based on the rules applicable to lawyers, please find below information about Joost Gerritsen’s practice:

  • Office name: LB Advocatuur also trading under the name of Legal Beetle
  • Legal form: sole proprietorship
  • Engagement agreement: if you accept an offer from Joost Gerritsen, you will enter into an engagement agreement with his sole proprietorship LB Advocatuur co h.o.d.n. Legal Beetle.
  • Visiting and postal address: Regus Den Bosch (Bastion), Willemsplein 2 in (5211 AK) ‘s-Hertogenbosch
  • Postal address: Regus Den Bosch (Bastion), Willemsplein 2 in (5211 AK) ‘s-Hertogenbosch
  • Contact details: jgerritsen@legalbeetle.nl and +31(0)73-704-2333.
  • Chamber of Commerce number: 63012294
  • VAT number: NL001925393B04
  • General terms and conditions: click here for the general terms and conditions applicable to the legal services of attorney Joost Gerritsen. The choice of law and forum is Dutch law or the competent court in Utrecht.
  • Privacy statement: click here for the privacy statement applicable to the legal services of lawyer Joost Gerritsen (Legal Beetle).
  • Pricing: the services of Joost Gerritsen are offered on the basis of his standard hourly rate, excluding 21% VAT. This rate can be requested from Joost Gerritsen prior to the conclusion of the agreement.
  • General description of work: the legal work typically offered by Joost Gerritsen generally consists of advising and contracting on issues falling within the fields of IT law (including copyright and database law) as well as privacy law (within the frameworks of data protection laws such as the AVG and Wpg as well as privacy legislation).
  • Replacement and deputising: to ensure continuity of services, fellow lawyer Mr P.J.M. Gerritsen of KERN Advocatuur in Amsterdam has been appointed to serve as a replacement or fiduciary.
  • Trust account: LB Advocatuur mede h.o.d.n. Legal Beetle does not use an account into which third-party funds can be deposited.
  • Professional liability insurance: Joost Gerritsen has taken out individual professional liability insurance with Markel (PO Box 23198, 3001 KD Rotterdam, info@markelintl.nl, +31107981000, www.markelinsurance.nl, KvK number: 71616616).
    • Financial cover: €1 million per claim and €2 million per insurance year. There is also an insurance clause for work as a lawyer, with Joost Gerritsen as “insured”. Paraphrased, this clause reads: ‘Paragraph 1. [This] insurance [provides] cover for liability for damage to goods, other than money and/or monetary instruments or documents and other papers, deeds, data on data carriers and the like entrusted to the insured in connection with an assignment, which an insured has in temporary possession for the benefit of a client in the context of an assignment in his insured capacity. Paragraph 2. The cover referred to in paragraph 1 is subject to an insured amount of EUR 125,000 per claim and per insurance year, as part of the insured amount per claim and per insurance year stated on the policy schedule.
    • Geographical cover: The insurance provides cover for claims instituted and/or brought in court throughout the world. However, the insurance does not provide cover for claims that are governed by US law and/or are brought in court in the US.
    • Complaints and disputes scheme: lawyer Joost Gerritsen has an office complaints scheme. You can read more about this scheme in article 6.28 Voda. If you are a client of LB Advocatuur mede h.o.d.n. Legal Beetle, you can request the applicable complaints scheme from Joost Gerritsen.