M.G.A. (Milko) Baiz

Milko Baiz is our exclusively recommended Administrative Law expert in Aruba on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Milko directly using the contact details listed above.

Milko was born and raised in Aruba. Mr. Baiz graduated in 1993 from the Dutch Police Academy (Nederlandse Politie Academie) in Apeldoorn, Netherlands and worked for 5 years in the Aruba Police Force (Korps Politie Aruba) as a lieutenant (inspecteur). Thereafter Mr. Baiz was appointed as director of the Department of Public Transportation, where he worked for five years. Mr. Baiz graduated in 2001 from the University of Aruba (Universiteit van Aruba) and was admitted to the bar of the Joint Court of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba in October 2003.

Milko worked from October – November 2003 at the Coutinho & Co Law Offices and from December 2003 – June 2009 at Gomez & Bikker Law Offices in Aruba.

Milko Baiz is owner and Managing Director of Baizlaw N.V. and since July 2009 a founding partner of ArubaLegal, Lawyers and Business Counselors

Practice Areas:

  • Civil law (litigation and advise)
  • Administrative law (litigation and advise)
  • Criminal law
  • Corporate law
  • Property- and real estate law
  • Construction law
  • Civil liability law
  • Insurance law and personal injuries litigation and advise
  • Immigration law (litigation and advise)
  • Traffic and Transportation laws
  • Public-Private Partnerships Tender procedures
  • Financial and commodities transaction advise
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Intellectual property law
  • Management Consulting
  • Business Consulting
  • Labour law (litigation and advise)

Firm Overview:

Welcome to Aruba Legal, Lawyers and Business Consultants.

Basis:

Although our name presumes a mere local focus, our clientele does not only consist of individuals, enterprises or institutions that are living or are established in Aruba, but also consists of foreign individuals, enterprises or institutions, dealing with Aruban entities or getting in any way in touch with Aruban Law

Objective:

We are a young and dynamic company that emphasises on service, and quality. Just like our clients, we are results-oriented. Our goal is to achieve the best attainable result for our clients within reasonable time and at reasonable cost. Our experienced, multilingual lawyers, will be able to advice you on a broad variety of legal matters and if necessary conduct legal proceedings.

Carry-Lynn Martinus

Carry-Lynn Martinus is our exclusively recommended Private Equity Law expert in Aruba on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Carry-Lynn directly using the contact details listed above.

Carry-Lynn started her legal career at HBN Law & Tax in January 2018 and is active in corporate and employment matters. Carry-Lynn finished Law School in 2017 at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, specialising in Corporate Law. During her tenure in law school she took part in various student panels, was a board member of the local pro bono organisation and a keen contributor of pro bono legal advice.

Carry-Lynn Martinus works from the Aruba office and speaks Dutch, English and Papiamento.

Firm Overview:

The HBN Law & Tax Aruba office was founded in 1999 and is actively engaged in all key economic sectors of the island, amongst others in Aruba’s thriving tourism sector and the energy, banking and insurance industries.

HBN is a leading firm with full service representation and a strong focus on the Dutch Caribbean. We aim to offer unparalleled legal and tax services for ambitious clients. Today. Tomorrow. Together.

Myrthe Franken

Myrthe Franken is our exclusively recommended Corporate Litigation expert in Aruba on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Myrthe directly using the contact details listed above.

Myrthe started at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne on Aruba as a junior associate in October 2019. She works at the Corporate Litigation section of our firm.

In August 2019 Myrthe completed her Master’s degree in Civil Law at the University of Amsterdam. During her study she enrolled in several internships, among which one at our office on Aruba. This internship confirmed for Myrthe that after her graduation she wanted to start working on the island where she lived several years during her youth.

During her study, Myrthe Franken worked as a notary assistant for 3,5 years at a renowned notary office in the Netherlands. In addition to that, she worked as a legal assistant at the Legal Aid Store in IJsselstein for 2,5 years and during one year she was president there as well. She also held the position of assessor at the student association Bona Fide (Civil Law student association for master’s degree students at the University of Amsterdam).

Firm Overview:

We have been in business in Aruba since 1997, when we were the first regional firm to establish a branch on the island. We serve many of the local and international businesses on the island. We advise banks regarding financing, government(al bodies) in for instance tender procedures and legislative processes, and various companies in contracting and litigious matters. Furthermore, we have substantial practices in shipping and in aviation, as Aruba offers a favourable jurisdiction for arrest and judicial sale of vessels, and registration of aircraft.