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Boekx Advocaten

TMT

1 ranked lawyersBand 3NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Boekx Advocaten

TMT

1 ranked lawyersBand 3NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Boutique firm with expertise in highly publicised media disputes. Represents international and local companies, as well as private individuals, in defamation, image rights and advertising disputes. Also advises freelance journalists on litigation proceedings against publishers regarding standard remuneration. Acts for clients on non-contentious matters, such as licensing deals and sponsorship agreements.

Strengths

One client praises the team for being "very dedicated" and notes that the lawyers "always think and act in the interest of their clients."

Work highlights

Represented the Dutch Association of Journalists in a dispute with De Persgroep concerning the remuneration of freelance journalists.

Notable practitioners

Matthijs Kaaks represents broadcasters in defamation proceedings, with one interviewee describing him as "an excellent defamation lawyer." He also acts for both private individuals and companies on advertising disputes.

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Matthijs Kaaks
Band 3