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Jelle Kroes

Jelle Kroes
Office:
De Ruijterkade 112
1011 AB
City:
Amsterdam
Country:
Netherlands
Tel:
+31 20 5207050
Fax:
+31 20 5207069

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Corporate Immigration

Jelle Kroes is principal of Kroes Advocaten, a boutique law firm that focuses on business immigration, ranging from highly skilled migrants and investor permits to compliance issues and employer sanctions.

Mr Kroes holds an LLM from the University of Amsterdam and studied French law in Grenoble for two semesters. He is past chair of the immigration law committee of the Netherlands Bar Association, and a co-founder of the Netherlands Immigration Practitioners Association (SVMA).

Jelle Kroes has been practising immigration law since 1997. He regularly teaches post-academic courses on labour migration issues. Mr Kroes has served as an expert adviser for the Ministry of Justice and Security in developing new immigration policies, and is also involved as expert adviser in EU migration policy projects such as the EU Blue Card Directive. He is the co-author of several multi-jurisdictional immigration practice guides, among which Lexis Nexis, Thomson Reuters and the Corporate Immigration Review.

Jelle Kroes is currently the chair of the immigration and nationality law committee of the International Bar Association (IBA). He is fluent in English and French and conversant in German and Spanish, and an active member of international networks such as the European Immigration Lawyers Network (EILN) and the Global Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (ABIL).

Kroes Advocaten also offers expert advice on family reunification and Dutch nationality, and has developed a niche practice in the immigration of sportspeople. In addition, the firm also practises EU law which includes EU long-term resident permits, blue cards and intra-corporate transferee permits.

WWL says: Sources "would definitely recommend" the "highly knowledgeable" Jelle Kroes as "an excellent immigration lawyer".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration which can be purchased from our Shop.

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