Marinus Vromans studied Dutch private law and European law at the University of Utrecht. He specialised in European law at the College of Europe in Bruges and obtained a Master in Belgian Business Law at the University of Antwerp.

He has been registered as lawyer at the Amsterdam Bar since 1978 and since 1997 also at the Brussels Bar (Dutch speaking section).

Marinus Vromans specialises in international business law (both Belgian and Dutch law), with an emphasis on distribution-agency- and franchising law, trade practices and intellectual property law.

He is registered on the Federal List of Mediators (Belgium).

He is an arbitrator for the Belgian Court of Arbitration for Sport (BAS).

Member of the following international associations:

  • International Distribution Institute.
  • Benelux Association for Trademarks and Designs.
  • Consulegis: an worldwide network of law firms with about 3500 lawyers.
  • Dutch Business Lawyers Abroad (DBLA), founding member and member of the Board.

Member of the following national associations:

  • Dutch Association for Commercial Agency, Franchising and Distribution Law (DFA);
  • Dutch Association of Copyright.
  • Belgian Association of Copyright.
  • Dutch Association for Sports Law.
  • Dutch Association for Competition Law.
  • Belgian correspondent for the International Sports Law Review, contributor to the periodical Jazzmoza├»k.
  • CFR-Net (“Common Frame of Reference”), a European Commission working group on European contract law.

Marinus works in Dutch, French, English, Spanish and German.