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List of Attorneys
 
May 2014

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, Car 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,  Car 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: car 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, car 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: http://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: mavalo@yahoo.com
    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

  

  • MICHELLA DENISE LAU-KERSSENBERG
    Address:  Florastraat  65, Paramaribo, Suriname.
    Telephone (office):  478866/476868/08630888
    Fax: 479977
    Email address: legal-aid@outlook.com
    Education – Graduated in Law - University of Suriname
    FIRM: Law Firm Legal Aid Advocatenkantoor
    Legal Specialty:  civil law
    Types of cases handled: adoptions, car accidents, banking/financial, child custody, civil damages,  collections,  contracts,  foreign claims, government relations, insurance,  immigration, labor relations, marriage/divorces, narcotics, copyrights, theft/fraud/embezzlement  
    Language: Dutch, English, Spanish, Sranan Tongo

 

  • SIEGLIEN TJANDERWATIE 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,  car 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