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Marja I Vos

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Biography

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.

Languages

Dutch and English fluently, both spoken and written

Professional career

Marja was the Head of the Bureau Social Legal Aid (Ministry of Justice) from 1986-1990. From 1991-1992 Marja was the In- house lawyer for the Organization of Trade and Industry in Suriname. Marja ia an Attorney at Law since 1993 and acts as a Mediator since 2000.

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution/Mediation/Arbitration
  • Civil Law
  • Contracts
  • Labor Law
  • Litigation
  • Privatizations

Bar admission

Marja has been a member of the Bar in Suriname since 1992

Education

Marja is a graduate of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname (1989). Currently, Marja is following a Post-Graduate course in Internatioal and Comparitive Law at the FHR School of Law.