VANEPS, the leading Dutch Caribbean law firm. Established in 1937, they have been dedicated to delivering practical solutions that address the unique challenges and aspirations of their clients.

With a team of over 25 dedicated legal professionals and strategically located offices spanning Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, and St. Maarten (also serving St. Eustatius, Saba, and Suriname), VANEPS stands as the premier law firm across the Dutch Caribbean region. They are committed to providing tailored advice and support to our clients, aligning with their unique business objectives and market dynamics.

Renowned for our exceptional reputation and extensive expertise, VANEPS boasts top-tier recognition in esteemed legal directories like Chambers & Partners. Yet, their roots run deep within the local island communities they serve. They firmly believe that by intimately understanding the clients' organizations and markets, they are better equipped to address their legal needs with precision and effectiveness.

Their clientele reflects a diverse spectrum, with roughly half hailing from the regional arena and the other half from international spheres, including multinational corporations, governmental entities, and NGOs.

They are specialized in an array of practice areas, including:

  • Contracting & Insurance
  • Corporate
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Financial Services
  • Government & Public Sector
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • IP, Communication & Technology
  • Real Estate & Project Development
  • Transportation (Shipping & Aviation)

VANEPS is dedicated to delivering unparalleled legal solutions tailored to the specific needs of its clients, whether they operate locally or on a global scale.





Managing Partner