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3 ranked lawyersBand 3NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Active media practice representing an array of local and international clients, including well-known publishers, broadcasters and streaming platforms. Handles a number of contentious matters, with a particular focus on media regulatory litigation, disputes around the rights of journalists, unlawful publication matters and disputes related to contracts and agreements. Also advises on non-contentious matters, such as contractual negotiations, advertising-related proceedings and sponsorship agreements.

Strengths

One sources appreciates the team's "quality combined with a human approach," which means that it is "a real pleasure working with the team."

Another interviewees notes that the lawyers are "quality conscious" and have a "natural inclination to achieve the best result."

Work highlights

Advised Spinnin' Records on litigation against DJ Martin Garrix concerning a dispute over recording and management agreements.

Notable practitioners

Bas Braeken has a solid practice in the telecoms sector, often advising on net neutrality issues. Also well regarded for his competition law knowledge, Braeken advises clients on ACM investigations and appeal proceedings within the telecoms sector. An interviewee describes him as a "very consistent and good telecoms lawyer."

Christiaan Alberdingk Thijm is well regarded for his longstanding experience advising streaming companies, journalists and broadcasters. He acts on regulatory matters, as well as unlawful publication disputes and litigation around the rights of journalists. An interviewee describes him as a "very tenacious press freedom defender."

Machteld Robichon frequently assists broadcasters with advertising and media regulatory matters. She also has experience in gaming law matters. One client appreciates that "she always thinks in line with the business interests."

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Location

Sophialaan 8

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1075 BR

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Netherlands

TMT: Media


Christiaan A Alberdingk Thijm
Band 2
Machteld Robichon
Band 3

TMT: Telecommunications


Bas Braeken
Band 3