“Stek is an outstanding law firm in the Dutch market, surpassing traditional law firms in terms of legal quality and service. They find a high level of attention from the partner, a business-oriented approach (instead of legal courses) and, last but not least, a highly motivated and friendly team. “Yuri Wehrmeijer has extensive legal knowledge and took on our case at short notice and argued perfectly in court.” Taylor Wessing LLP is well positioned to serve technology and manufacturing companies from its Eindhoven location, where the company was formed in 2015 through a merger with Dutch company Deterink. Hugo Nieuwenhuizen is recommended for mediation, arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution, while Nick Kampschreur is recommended for commercial and corporate disputes. Vera Jurgens has experience in financial and securities litigation. “The team has demonstrated an exceptional ability to coordinate the handling and coordination of a number of cross-border litigation defended by the client and to conduct commercial negotiations with a range of stakeholders.” Norton Rose Fulbright has outstanding litigation experience in the financial services and energy sectors, having worked for major financial institutions and global corporations. Yke Lennartz is co-leader of the team and is recommended for international trade disputes, post-merger and acquisition issues and financial disputes. Jan Duyvensz also leads the team and deals with insurance matters. The firm: Stek is an independent Dutch law firm. The firm was founded in 2005 and combines the expertise of leading international law firms with top-notch in-house positions.
Stek combines this know-how and professionalism into a lighter, smaller, more direct and accessible package. Stek is characterized by excellent service through a focused, practice-oriented and personal approach. The firm is proud to have assembled a team of leading lawyers with deep legal and industry expertise and commercial awareness with a can-do service attitude. General IP: With the appointment of young partner Timme Geerlof, the firm has developed a sophisticated IP practice for its corporate clients, with a focus on parallel import/EU and specialization issues in the fields of medicine/pharmaceutical/repackaging. Statesman Gerard van der Wal has been involved in most of the landmark CJEU cases that have shaped the current legal landscape. Contact: Timme Geerlof Tel: +31 6 1335 3032 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org NautaDutilh handles national and international arbitrations, state judicial proceedings as well as annulment and enforcement proceedings. The firm has the capacity of the Supreme Court and is headed by Kasper Krzeminski and Mirjam Van de Hel-Koedoot. Van de Hel-Koedoot has experience in trade and investment agreements as well as disputes related to bilateral and multilateral investment agreements. Krzeminski is recommended for commercial and contractual disputes, disputes and alternative dispute resolution. “Many law firms are well prepared and provide detailed and comprehensive legal advice, but the Banning team is also very friendly and has an informal approach.” Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer`s Dutch commercial litigation team is “excellent and covers all areas of complex commercial litigation”. She has particular experience in defending class action proceedings and also handles settlement follow-up cases.
The UK firm`s international platform Magic Circle means it is well positioned to handle cross-border mandates with the support of other jurisdictions. Jeroen Van Hezewijk leads the practice and is familiar with corporate litigation, including post-merger and acquisition litigation. Jeroen Van Hezewijk heads refereeing at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer – he is praised for his “good explanation of technical problems” and his “in-depth knowledge”. The team handles a number of domestic and international arbitrations and is also highly skilled in other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Van Hezewijk has expertise in cases and numerous proceedings for the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards. Bird & Bird`s “technically very strong, very pragmatic and cost-effective” dispute resolution team is known for its strength in intellectual property, but it is also strong in insurance and liability litigation, corporate litigation and financial matters. Evelyn Tjon-En-Fa, “super hot” practice director, is an experienced litigator at the Supreme Court and is recommended for cross-border commercial disputes, while Olaf Trojan focuses on media and technology issues. Johan Polet joined Simmons & Simmons in December 2020. “Bram always looks beyond the legal side of the case, it feels like he`s part of our management team.” Simmons & Simmons` arbitration team “combines high-level academic knowledge with hands-on experience and a low-key approach.” He handles commercial matters, including post-merger and acquisition litigation and joint ventures, as well as investment and construction arbitration. Niek Peters leads the practice and acts as an arbitrator in domestic and international litigation.
The firm: Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh is a Rotterdam-based business law firm with ten partners specialising in transactions, litigation, intellectual property and EU law, commercial contracts and restructurings. The main objective of the company is to help multinationals and large companies achieve their business goals. The firm has extensive experience in resolving some of the most complex and aggravated situations known in the Netherlands, including but not limited to financial crises, state aid, corporate conflicts, shareholder disputes, large-scale employee restructurings and the implementation of (medium-sized) M&A transactions. The firm`s litigators are involved in complex litigation involving multiple jurisdictions such as commercial contracts, corporate structures, sanctions, parallel imports (EU) and intellectual property. The objective is to protect the interests of the client as shareholder, buyer, director, trader, producer, supervisor, intellectual property holder, partner; or as a member of an executive or non-executive board of directors, a financial party, a fund or a government. Most international guides covering the Dutch legal market rank the firm and its lawyers as the best in their field. “Krijn Hoogenboezem has a certain composure that is unusual in the legal profession.” “Martijn van de Hel is one of the most enterprising and dedicated consultants I have ever known. He thinks like his clients, he advises them as a friend and fights, if necessary, fights for them like a family. His legal expertise is among the best. He is incredibly proactive, hardworking and fair.
Don`t be afraid to stretch your neck. The most valuable player in his field, as far as I know. Smallegange N.V.`s arbitration and litigation capabilities have recently been strengthened by the addition of Stan Putter from Conway & Partners. Putter brings expertise in international arbitration, commercial litigation and dispute resolution. The practice serves major national and global clients in the construction, engineering, oil and gas, and financial services sectors. “As a cross-border legal advisor, I hire legal teams from around the world to support me and my clients. Reinout Vriesendorp is my favorite lawyer for the Netherlands. Restructuring and insolvency: An integral part of the business is its insolvency practice, which acts as receiver and insolvency administrator appointed by the Rotterdam District Court and the Amsterdam Chamber of Enterprises. In addition, the company enjoys an excellent reputation for its ability to restructure companies and thus obtain high-end reference work (Oi Telecoms, Abengoa, Steinhoff), alongside high-level national work, including CRO, banks and examples of interim management such as the restructuring of Varova (Sissy Boy, Open 32 and Tumble n Dry), Men at Work and a successful bid for AMST in Simteq`s Boeing/Airbus flight simulator business.