‘’I try to lead a vital and adventurous life, in which passion, health, family and friendship are the core values. "
Tjaard has worked as a lawyer since 1983 and is the founder of Gimbrère Advocaten. In 2006 he started the office in Barcelona. “I noticed that many Dutch people in Spain where having legal issues and couldn’t find the right help. I wanted to help these people,in Dutch. The whole legal system works very different in Spain compared to the Netherlands.
In particular, the difference in language and mentality causes problems. ”With a law firm in Barcelona, he clearly met a need and Gimbrère now also has offices in Marbella, the Balearic Islands (Mallorca and Ibiza) and in Madrid. He is proud of his company and describes it as an “inspiring work environment with passionate and professional staff members”.
Why did Tjaard choose to become a lawyer?
“Because of the versatility and challenges you can find in this profession. The opportunity to think strategically based on knowledge, among other things. Thinking about the needs and wishes of people is also very inspiring. I always try to create a solution for them. ”His drive, capacity to listen and his creativity are very useful.
When Tjaard is not busy with his work, he likes to enjoy music or a good book. He is also very enthusiastic about skiing and going for a ride on a boat, a sloop or sailing boat.