KH Legal Advice

KH Legal Advice is the consultancy firm of mr. Kaj Hollemans, an expert in the field of legislation and regulation, strategy and policy on alcohol, cannabis, drugs, tobacco, (online) gambling and prevention. In recent years, mr. Kaj Hollemans has specialized in subjects related to health, addiction, prevention, age verification, public order, healthy and safe nightlife. The expertise of KH Legal Advice concerns the Alcohol Licensing and Catering Act, the Opium Act, the Tobacco and Smoking Products Act, the Betting and Gaming Act, the General Administrative Law Act and the Government Information (Public Access) Act.

From 2005 to 2015, mr. Kaj Hollemans was involved in the development and implementation of the Dutch policy on alcohol, drugs and tobacco. As a senior legal policy officer at the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, he contributed to all recent amendments to the Alcohol Licensing and Catering Act, the Opium Act and the Tobacco and Smoking Products Act.

Today, mr. Kaj Hollemans consults entrepreneurs, addiction care institutions, interest groups, NGOs, municipalities and independent administrative bodies. He has set up the Licenses Office, where he supervises complex license applications on behalf of entrepreneurs in the hospitality sector. He is also involved in the training of local alcohol inspectors for SPV.

In 2020 mr. Kaj Hollemans set up the online platform DrugsDialoog. With this platform he wants to promote the dialogue about Dutch drug policy. New measures to combat drug-related problems are regularly published on this platform.

You can also make use of this specific knowledge and expertise. Whether you are looking to apply for an exemption for the cultivation of cannabis in the Netherlands, a permit to sell liquor, an answer to your questions about coffeeshops, THC, CBD or the Opium Act, the Alcohol Licensing and Catering Act, the Tobacco and Smoking Products Act or (online) age verification, you are in the right place for high quality legal and strategic advice.