Legal information on our legal status, our services, our trade register number and our VAT numbers

MMRL, “Margetson” and “Margetson & Margetson Rotterdam Lawyers” are trade names of  MMRL, a partnership under Dutch law, having its registered offices at Wilhelminakade 953 (3072 AP) Rotterdam.

We provide legal services in inter alia the areas of offshore energy, commercial law, construction law and contract law. Our services include legal advice and litigation. See our website for details.

Unless otherwise agreed in writing we will charge for our services by bringing into account the time worked against the agreed hourly fee. Where agreed, the clients are required to pay an agreed surcharge for office expenses. Disbursements such as court fees, bailiff costs, translation costs, etc. are for the account of the clients. Where applicable the Dutch VAT will be charged. We invoice on a monthly basis. Unless otherwise agreed, payment is due within fourteen days beyond the date of the invoice.

General terms and conditions, applicable law and competent court
Our terms and conditions, which can be perused at and downloaded from our website apply to our relationship with our clients and to other parties with whom we work.  The legal relationships to which these general terms and conditions apply shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Dutch law. The court of Rotterdam has sole and exclusive jurisdiction to decide any disputes under or in connection with our legal relationships.

Our lawyers are insured in accordance with the rules of the Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten (NoVA) under a professional indemnity policy.

Our insurance broker is AON, PO Box 12250, Amsterdam -ZO (1100 AG),  tel +31 (0)20 430 52 64. We will send you more detailed insurance information upon request.

Please inform us if you are not satisfied with our services. Complaints should be addressed to either Mr Nick Margetson or Mr Nigel Margetson who form the complaints committee. You can reach them by sending them an e-mail at and or by using our contact details which can be found on our website.

If your complaint has not been resolved satisfactorily, depending on the type of complaint, various other options are open to you, all notwithstanding your right to institute civil proceedings. Regarding our lawyers you can issue disciplinary complaints with the dean of the local bar association in Rotterdam.

Information regarding services
If you require information regarding our services, please send an e-mail to or or use the contact details on our website.