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List of Attorneys
 
April 2013

LIST OF ATTORNEYS
IN THE CONSULAR DISTRICT OF PARAMARIBO

The U.S. Embassy Paramaribo, Suriname assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the following persons or firms. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department of State or the U.S. Embassy/Consulate. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information in the list on professional credentials, areas of expertise and language ability are provided directly by the lawyers. You may receive additional information about the individuals by contacting the local bar association (or its equivalent) or the local licensing authorities.”

 

  • BIHARIESINGH, USHA R.

Address: Henck Arronstraat 75-79, Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (office): 477000/477665/08533323
Fax: 421095
Email Address: ubihariesingh@gmail.com or ubihariesingh@hotmail.com.
Education – University Degree in Law
FIRM: Attorney at Law Office
Legal Specialty:  Civil Law
Types of cases handled:  Marriage/Divorce, Adoptions, Auto Accidents, Civil Damages, Collections, Estates, Labor Relations, Child Custody            Language: Dutch and English

 

  • BLUFPAND, RUTH JUDITH

Address: Virolastraat 53, Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (office): 492925
Mobile: 08754726
Fax: 437655
Email Address: blufpandadv@sr.net
Education - Graduated from the University of Leiden,
The Netherlands.
FIRM: Law Office Blufpand
Legal Specialty:  Trademark Registration
Types of cases handled:  labor related, family related, collections, general judicial advice
Language: Dutch, Surinamese and English

 

  • BRANDON, KATHLEEN JUANITA

Address: Weidestraat 63
Telephone (office): 478580/477729
Fax: 477920
Home Telephone: 456628
Mobile phone: 08559790
Email: kjbrandon@kraaglawyers.sr; kjbrandon@sr.net
Education: Degree in Law (Anton de Kom University of Suriname)            Firm: Law Firm Kraag
Partners: Mr. J. Kraag, Mr. H. Boldewijn, Mr. D. Kraag
Type of cases handled: Adoptions, Aeronautical/Maritime, Auto/Accidents,  Banking/Financial, Child Custody, Civil Damages, Collections, Contracts, Estates, Immigration, Labor Relations, Marriage/Divorce, Theft/Fraud/Embezzlement
Language: Dutch, English and Spanish (Limited)

 

  • KRAAG, DWIGHT SPENCER

Address: Weidestraat 63
Telephone (office): 478580/477729
Fax: 477920
Home telephone: 08810023
Email Address: dskraag@kraaglawyers.sr
Education: Law School Erasmus University Rotterdam
Firm: Advocatenkantoor Kraag/ Law Firm Kraag
Partners: Mr. J. Kraag, Mr. H. Boldewijn, Mr. K. Brandon
Type of cases handled: Auto/Accidents, Child Custody, Civil Damages, Collections, Contracts, Corporations, Estates, Insurance, Labor Relations, Marriage/Divorce, Narcotics, Patents/Trademarks/Copyrights, Theft/Fraud/Embezzlement
Language: Dutch, English and Sranan Tongo

            

  • LIM A PO ADVOCATENKANTOOR

Address: Mr. F.H.R. Lim A Postraat  14, P.O. Box 92, Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (office): 473514, (home): 497127
Mobile: 08781399
Fax: 745394
Email Address: limapo@sr.net
Education- Graduated University of Suriname.
FIRM:  Lim A Po Law Firm
Partners: Bernard A. Halfhide, Hans R. Lim A Po, Marja I. Vos, Nicole Tjin A Djie, R.C. Bleu, E.A. v. der Hilst
(General and Private Practice).
Type of cases handled: collections, estates, trade disputes and marketing agreements, adoptions, child custody, civil damages, government relations, marriage/divorce, aeronautical/maritime, banking/financial, contracts, corporation, foreign claims, insurance, labor relations, mining/petroleum, auto accidents, immigration.
Language: Dutch and English.

 

  • RAIJMANN, FRANK E.M.

Address: Mr. Jaggernath Lachmonstraat 132, Paramaribo, Suriname            Telephone (office): (597) 493464, (home):  (597) 0370040
Fax: (597) 494423
Email Address: frank.Raijmann@bdo.sr or info@bdo.sr 
Website: www.bdo.sr 
Education – Graduated from the University of Amsterdam,
The Netherlands.
FIRM: BDO (Abrahams Raijmann & Partners)
Types of cases handled: Tax, contract and commercial, financial, succession, labor, corporate, mergers and acquisitions.
Language: Dutch and English

 

  • SCHURMAN, HUMPHREY RICHENEL

Address: Watermolenstraat #32, Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (Office): 476558/476593, cell: 08816809
Fax: 411007
Email Address: hums@sr.net
Website: www.schurman-advocaten.com 
Education: Law study at the Faculty of law of the University of Suriname
Degree in Law (MSc),  Diplomatic training, Environmental training, telecommunication training.
FIRM: Law Firm Schurman
Legal Specialty:  Intellectual Property Specialist, environment, telecommunication, business, trade and advisory
Types of cases handled: intellectual property - trademarks, telecommunications, business and trade –contracts/agreements, licensing, branch registration, insurance, collections, foreign claims, mining and oil industry, land use and planning, environment, health, labour law and regulations-contracts, immigration and work permits, mediation, litigation, family law - marriage/divorces,  adoptions, public (car accidents), civil and criminal law, collection, projects-consultancy and management,  procedures international companies and donor organizations 
Language: Dutch, English

 

  • TJON, JANE PEGGY

Address: Costerstraat 7, Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (office): 421113/473358/421137
Fax: 477035
Email address: jtjon@costeradvocaten.net
Education - Graduated from the University of Suriname.
Practiced law: 7 years for the Surinamese Government and 2 years private practice.
FIRM: Coster Advocaten
Partners: Yvonne Engkar, Edward Naarendorp, Sieglien Sewdien
Types of cases handled: adoptions, child custody, civil damages, collections, contracts, estates, immigration, labor relations, marriage/divorce, patents/trademarks/ copyrights.
Language: Dutch and English.

 

  • TJON JAW CHONG, MAUREEN

Address: Wagenwegstraat 21 ben., Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (office): 425000/ 08865917
Fax: 470744
Email address: mailto:iuria@sr.net
Education – University Degree in Law
FIRM: Advocatenkantoor Maureen Tjon Jaw Chong
Legal Specialty:  Civil-Criminal Law
Types of cases handled: civil damages, estates, foreign investments, government relations, labor relations, personal law, family law, narcotics, etc.
Language: Dutch and English.

 

  • CAROL-ANN TJON-PIAN-GI

Address:  Pardolaan 20, Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (office): 492257/ 08861200
Fax: 492257
Email address: catpg@yahoo.com
Education – Master’s  Degree in Law, Bachelor Degree in English language
FIRM: Advocatenkantoor Carol-Ann Tjon-Pian-Gi
Legal Specialty:  Corporate Law, Legal translation
Types of cases handled: company formation, all types of commercial contracts (labor, purchase, lease), franchises, joint ventures, trademarks, translation of all types of legal documents (e.g. contracts, legislation, court documents)
Language: Dutch, English (sworn translator), Sranan Tongo (fluent), Spanish and French (elementary).

 

  • NACATIA BRIGITTE SAN A JONG

Address:  Sterappelstraat 12, Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (office): 473480/08536785
Fax: 473480
Email address: nbsanajong@hotmail.com
Education – University Degree in Law
FIRM: Advocatenkantoor N.B. San A Jong
Legal Specialty:  Criminal cases, private and domestic cases, International law
Types of cases handled: private and domestic, family law cases, litigate free of charge cases, interim injuction proceedings, juvenile affairs, alien affairs, (immigration,  residence permits) 
Language: Dutch, English, Sranan Tongo

 

  • SUSILKUMAR GYANDATH RUDREPERSAD KHOEN KHOEN

Address:  Monizstraat 18, Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (office): 440058/08504323
Fax: 440058
Email address: acharya.advocaten@gmail.com
Education – Graduated in Law - University of Suriname
FIRM: Law Firm Acharya Advocaten
Legal Specialty:  civil law
Types of cases handled: adoptions, insurance, car accidents, child custody, labour relations, civil damages, collections, marriage/divorces, contracts, estates, copyrights 
Language: Dutch, English, sarnami, Sranan Tongo

 

  • TJANDERWATIE SIEGLIEN SEWDIEN

Address:  Costerstraat 7, Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (office): 421113/473358/421137
Fax: 477035
Email address: ssewdien@costeradvocaten.net/tssewdien@yahoo.com Education – Graduated in Law - University of Suriname
FIRM: Law Firm Coster Advocaten
Legal Specialty:  civil law
Types of cases handled: law of persons, family law cases, obligations, properties, corporate law, division of matrimonial property and parental estate 
Language: Dutch, English, sarnami, Sranan Tongo

 

  • ELOA FANITA VAN DER HILST

Address:  Julianastraat 63, Paramaribo, Suriname.
Telephone (office): 421600, (home); 550303
Fax: 25511
Email address: evanderhilst@4justiceadvocaten.net
Education – Graduated in Law - University of Suriname
FIRM: Law Firm 4 Justice Advocaten
Partners: Anne-Marel Linger
Legal Specialty:  civil law
Types of cases handled: adoptions, auto/accidents, child custody, civil damages, collections, contracts, estates, foreign claims, labor relations, marriage/divorce, theft/fraud/embezzlement, civil and criminal cases
Language: Dutch, English, Sranan Tongo