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  • The Court of Amsterdam will ask the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) questions regarding the consequences of Brexit for the EU citizenship of British nationals. That is the result of a preliminary injunction procedure brought before the Court of Amsterdam by a group of British citizens living in the Netherlands.

  • The content of this page is being reviewed in view of the new Draft Withdrawal Agreement

  • The rights of British citizens in the Netherlands after Brexit

    On the 31st of January 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) has officially left the European Union (EU). At the moment, the EU and the UK have entered the ‘transition period.’ This period lasts until the 31st of December, 2020. During this time, EU law will still be applicable unless it is deliberately excluded, or amended by the Withdrawal Agreement. Consequently, all matters related to EU citizen’s rights will still be subject to EU law until the end of the transition period.

    We provide an overview of the rights of British citizens and their family members during the transition period below. (Read more)

    Download our Brexit fact sheet here.

  • Are you a Brit living in the Netherlands or are you a spouse or (registered) partner of a Dutch citizen and would you like to know if and how you can acquire Dutch nationality without losing your British nationality? In this article you will find information about naturalisation, Brexit and dual nationality.

  • The IND has published additional information on its Brexit page concerning the right of residence in the Netherlands after Brexit. 

  • The Dutch government issued information about the way both Brexit scenarios will impact on British nationals living and working in the Netherlands.

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  • Recently our firm has finalized several different cases successfully concerning dual citizenship.

  • Dual nationality gets a fair bit of media attention lately. In recent news several Moroccan-Dutch citizens asked political support for their right to renounce their Moroccan nationality. At the same time a majority of the House of Representatives proposed a Brexit-emergency law that will allow Dutch citizens in the UK to keep their Dutch nationality in case they obtain the British nationality. How does that work?

  • The content of this page is being reviewed in view of the new Draft Withdrawal Agreement

  • Tuesday, March 26th, Elles Besselsen gave a talk about how Brexit affects the residence and work rights of British citizens in the Netherlands. The presentation took place at the Spring Technical Meeting of the PAiE, the association of Professional Accountants in Europe. The audience consisted of qualified British and Irish accountants residing in the Netherlands.

  • The content of this page is being reviewed in view of the new Draft Withdrawal Agreement

  • Are you a legal professional / attorney and do you want to be able to advise your British clients in the Netherlands on their residency rights after Brexit? Join Bram van Melle in a CPO (Centre for Professional Legal Education) webinar (in Dutch), where he will share the latest information. 

  • The content of this page is being reviewed in view of the new Draft Withdrawal Agreement

  • On the eve of Brexit, 31 January 2020, Hermie de Voer made an appearance in the 8 o'clock television news.

  • Our British colleagues from Kingsley Napley published a podcast on their website where Benjamin Sookia speaks to Bram van Melle about the Dutch after-Brexit plans.

  • The Secretary of Justice and National Security published his new official policy on the legal status of UK-nationals legally residing in the Netherlands after Brexit.

  • The content of this page is being reviewed in view of the new Draft Withdrawal Agreement