Clifford Chance LLP

Dispute Resolution Department

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What the team is known for Renowned for representing financial institutions in litigation relating to securities and bankruptcies. Additionally advises on cartel follow-on litigation and class actions, as well as transactional disputes. Acts for blue-chip multinationals, as well as government bodies.

Strengths One client lauds the team's "outstanding knowledge and expertise in combination with great availability of resources."

Another praises the "pragmatic, thorough and efficient team," noting that the lawyers "managed both the content and the process in a pleasant and effective way."

Work highlights Represented an international oil company in post-M&A litigation arising from an alleged breach of the SPA.

Notable practitioners

The "super experienced" Dirk-Jan Duynstee "stays calm and fully in control, goes the extra mile" and is "really a safe pair of hands," according to clients. He acts for clients on financial disputes and bankruptcies. His clients include governmental bodies and financial institutions.

The "very capable" Jeroen Ouwehand represents financial institutions and asset managers in financial litigation. Ouwehand also advises clients on corporate disputes.

According to clients, Juliette Luycks "has an impressive depth of knowledge" and is "capable of understanding situations quickly." She is experienced in cross-border arbitration, as well as commercial disputes, including follow-on damages claims.