BNNVARA makes an eight-part drama series about top lawyers at The Zuidas in Amsterdam, Annet Malherbe and Mark Rietman in the lead roles. The recordings are this week started.
Also, Noortje Herlaar, Robert de Hoog, Guy Clemens and newcomers Jouman Fattal and Bram Suijker play ambitious lawyers at the Amsterdam Zuidas. Financial scandals, handtastelijke clients, nights working and office happy hours that are completely out of hand; behind the spiegeltorens in the Zuidas district, is a world that is only accessible to insiders.
That there on that piece of Amsterdam soil things are done in the daylight are not able to bear it, we know thanks to the blog, ZoZuidas of Karima Belgacem, Maria Guldenaar (pseudonym) and Rolinde Horn, which all have their careers on the Zuidas started. They wrote also about this series, together with Philip Delmaar (Penoza, Keyzer & De Boer Advocaten).
To be a lawyer at the prestigious Zuidas, there dreams law students. A topsalaris, status, miljoenendeals and unlimited gin and tonics to drink in exclusive clubs at the expense of the office with colleagues that soon you will become friends or more. The newly graduated law student Sabia (Jouman Fattal) committed to a place to obtain and maintain one of the best law firms on the Zuidas, Van de Sande Grinten Meijer (Annet Malherbe and Mark Rietman as founding partners), or VDSGM. As a young ambitious lawyer gets Sabia to do with an unprecedented power play in the statusgevoelige world.