T.J. (Tim) Backx
attorney-at-law | mediator | partner
In his practice, Tim assists entrepreneurs or the entrepreneur’s partner, expats and top athletes in their divorce and other related issues, such as the division of assets, maintenance (child and spousal support) and child care arrangements. In addition, Tim regularly advises other lawyers in the field of matrimonial property law and provides second opinions. Tim also assists family offices, estate planners and their clients with advice on drawing up and changing prenuptial agreements and (life) wills. Where possible, he looks for a solution to the dispute out of court. The skills that he has acquired as a mediator come in handy in those circumstances.
The determination to make a difference for the client is what drives Tim. He sees comprehending complex prenuptial agreements or other property law issues as a challenge in which he is absolutely tenacious. He aims to achieve a sustainable solution to the dispute, so that the client can move forward. Tim stands for a direct and pragmatic approach in which a tailored solution is achieved in close consultation with the client.
Tim’s clients describe him as a passionate, no-nonsense lawyer who keeps his eye on the ball. Tim takes care of his clients in an difficult and emotional period in their lives by providing them with sound legal advice, assistance and when necessary a listening ear, so that they can (quickly) move forward.
Admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands
28 January 2011
Joined Banning on
1 September 2009
Master of Laws – University of Nijmegen
Fully qualified Family and Divorce mediator of the Dutch Association of Family Lawyers and Divorce Mediators
Certified member of the Dutch Association of Family Lawyers and Divorce Mediators
Registered legal practice areas
Tim has registered the following principal legal practice area in the Netherlands Bar's register of legal practice areas: The Law of Persons and Family Law. Based on this registration he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.
I will assist you with clear and decisive advice, no matter how complex the legal puzzle may be, with the aim of working together with you towards an (out of the box) solution. Wil you challenge me?