Boekx Advocaten

TMT Department

Netherlands
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What the team is known for Boutique firm with a core expertise around often highly publicised media disputes, including defamation, image rights and advertising income claims. Enjoys a diverse client roster consisting of governmental bodies, private individuals, digital media companies and multinational entertainment groups. Advises on contract negotiations for television presenters. Also known for representing high-profile athletes on the management of copyright and image rights.

Strengths"The lawyers' in-depth knowledge of media and journalism is impressive," notes one interviewee, going on to say: "They are dedicated and customer-oriented, keeping the client's interests in mind and working very thoroughly."

"They are pragmatic in their approach," states another impressed client, adding: "They are very much to the point."

Work highlights Advised Warner Bros. Television and KRO-NCRV on injunction proceedings brought over allegedly defamatory content featured in an episode of 'Hello Goodbye'.

Notable practitioners

Matthijs Kaaks is best known for his advice on the claimant side of high-profile defamation cases. "He is empathetic and a good communicator, so he is able to get his message across," states one source. Market commentators highlight his prominent profile in the media sector.