Famous Lawyers from the Netherlands

List of notable or famous lawyers from the Netherlands, with bios and photos, including the top lawyers born in the Netherlands and even some popular lawyers who immigrated to the Netherlands. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Dutch lawyers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These lawyers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known lawyer from the Netherlands is included when available.

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  • Adriaen van der Donck

    Adriaen van der Donck

    Dec. at 37 (1618-1655)
    • Birthplace: Breda, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Adriaen Cornelissen van der Donck (c.1618 – 1655) was a lawyer and landowner in New Netherland after whose honorific Jonkheer the city of Yonkers, New York is named. In addition to being the first ...more
  • Albert Geelvinck

    Albert Geelvinck

    Dec. at 46 (1647-1693)
    Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis was situated from its opening 1991 till the end of 2015 in a canal-side mansion, the Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This patrician mansion, ...more
  • Alexander de Savornin Lohman

    Alexander de Savornin Lohman

    Dec. at 87 (1837-1924)
    • Birthplace: Groningen, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Jhr. Alexander Frederik de Savornin Lohman (29 May 1837 – 11 June 1924) was a Dutch politician and leader of the Christian Historical Union during the first quarter of the 20th century. He was a ...more
  • Anthonie Duyck
    Dec. at 69 (1560-1629)
    • Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
    Anthonie Duyck (c. 1560 – 13 September 1629 ) was Grand Pensionary of Holland between 1621 and 1629.
    • Birthplace: Haarlem, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    Gerard Adriaan "Ard" van der Steur (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣeːrɑrt ˈaːdrijaːn ˈɑrt fɑn dɛr ˈstøːr]; born 7 October 1969) is a retired Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy ...more
  • Ashwin Balrak

    Ashwin Balrak

    Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Moengo, Suriname
    Ashwin Balrak (born 17 May 1975) is a Surinamese-Dutch professional kickboxer and lawyer.