“It is always a great pleasure to work with Claws. Claws consistently produces high quality work and is very quick to respond. I would strongly recommend Claws to anyone.”

The Kooples Netherlands


CLAWS BV

Visiting address:
Keizersgracht 321
1016 EE Amsterdam

Mail address
Postbus 10656
1001 ER Amsterdam

Chamber of Commerce
registration number: 52695859

The Netherlands
+31 (0)20-220 21 44
office@clawslegal.nl

About Claws

 

Founder

Claws was established by Charlotte Schilt in 2012. As a lawyer and serial entrepreneur, Charlotte knows exactly what drives business owners. She is ambitious, offers innovative services, sets realistic expectations, and takes a pragmatic approach to her work. Charlotte’s strong commitment, personal involvement, and loyalty to her clients are the foundations of Claws’ success.

Vision

Claws aims to contribute to an entrepreneurial climate where lawyers, aside from being problem solvers, increasingly serve as sparring partners. That way, you’ll be able you to run your business more effectively. In order to become a trusted sparring partner, Claws endeavours to create sustainable partnerships with its clients.

Mission

Claws aims to share (legal) business insights with anyone who has the admirable guts to be an entrepreneur, thus contributing to their business success. And if you’re a fearless cross-border entrepreneur, Claws will give you the extra support you need for your business to flourish in the Netherlands.

Services

A few examples of Charlotte’s typical client work:

  • Taking care of all legal aspects of the employment policy for the Dutch branch of a high-end international fashion brand, including:
    • Advice on appropriate contract types
    • Drafting contracts and follow-up documents
    • Handling terminations
  • Providing general legal advice for an international consultancy
    • Implementing a full corporate restructuring
    • Giving workshops about employment law to in-house legal counsels working in the company’s overseas HQ
  • Implementing a company structure for a sustainable foreign-owned start-up, including:
    • Advising on the best legal form
    • Designing the legal structure
    • Registration of the company
    • Consolidating the partnership agreement between the owners
  • Formalising partnerships with local counterparts in various EU member states for a European distributor of skin care products, including:
    • Negotiating terms for all agreements with local counterparts
    • Drafting and finalising sub-distribution agreements and resale agreements

Want to find out more about the Dutch business climate? Why not request a preliminary meeting – no strings attached. Call 020 220 2144.

CLAWS BV

Visiting address:
Keizersgracht 321
1016 EE Amsterdam

Mail address
Postbus 10656
1001 ER Amsterdam

Chamber of Commerce
registration number: 52695859

The Netherlands
+31 (0)20-220 21 44
office@clawslegal.nl

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