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Graciëlla Meiland

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Biography

Graciëlla Meiland is a legal associate with Lim A Po Law Firm. She joined the firm in 2018 after working in immigration-, administrative- and criminal law in Rotterdam, the Netherlands since the year of 2006.

Graciëlla has a broad spectrum of experience and interest in these different areas of law. Due to her background and many years of experience she has an excellent analytic ability and provides solid and accurate legal advice; in addition to being active in court and mediation proceedings.

Eshni Sewdien

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Eshni Sewdien is an assiociate with Lim A Po Law Firm-Advocatenkantoor Lim A Po. She joined the firm in 2013.

Hans Lim A Po

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Hans Lim A Po, Jr. is a partner with Lim A Po Law Firm - Advocatenkantoor Lim A Po. He joined the firm in 1991 and has been a partner since 1997.

Hans acts as local counsel to a substantial part of the international mining companies active in Suriname. He advises on a wide range of local issues, including: exploration and exploitation rights, third party rights and rights of indigenous communities.

In addtition, Hans advised the mining industry in major projects, including: the capital and maintenance dredging of the waterway of the Suriname river, the production of the Bakhuis bauxite mine in

the Western part of Suriname, as well the sale of BHP Billiton Suriname's shares to Alcoa.

Hans is also involved in banking and commercial in cross-border settings, and advised in the Euro 28,000,000 refinancing of the Suriname Bridges Project, and in the US.$. 24,000,000 refinancing of the Kersten Group.

He further advised on a bonds issue for the financing of a benchmark eco-tourism resort in Suriname, and the joint-venture of Argos Cementos and Vensur.

In 2011, Hans defended Suriname in a high profiled case against claims for breach of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas, in proceedings brought by a person before the Caribbean Court of Justice.

 

Marja I Vos

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Marja Vos is a partner with Lim A Po Law Firm- Advocatenkantoor Lim A Po. She joined the firm in 1991 and has been a partner since 1997. Marja was involved in the development of an investment code for Suriname, services with respect to several foreign investments (e.g. agriculture, forestry, gold), the privitization of government owned companies (e.g. banana company, 'Surland N.V.', Rice company 'Stichting voor de Machinale Landbouw in Suriname', wood company 'Bruynzeel Suriname Houtmaatschappij N.V.') and other areas of company law.