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What the team is known for Leading practice covering the full breadth of dispute resolution options. Unrivalled international arbitration offering and significant expertise in M&A and contractual disputes, cartel follow-on damages claims and Supreme Court litigation. Frequently acts on substantial class action claims involving securities litigation. Highly sought after for disputes in the energy and financial services sectors, as well as representing clients from the automotive sector.
Strengths Clients praise the firm's work ethic, saying: "Every team member is very committed to the cause," and add that the firm is very strong at "understanding the commercial impact of various outcomes and the commercial reality underlying disputes."
Other clients stress the firm's international work, stating that "the lawyers are able to interact with several jurisdictions" and also highlighting that the lawyers "understand the client's needs and are very quick."
Work highlights Represented Yukos Oil in bankruptcy litigation.
Albert Marsman advises on cross-border arbitration mandates in a range of sectors, including energy and financial services. He acts for both governmental and private clients in investment treaty arbitration.
Berto Winters is a highly regarded Supreme Court litigator who also represents clients in complex commercial litigation and follow-on damages claims.
Bommel van der Bend represents clients in highly complex international arbitration. He often acts for both private and governmental clients in construction and investment arbitration.
The "incredibly bright and sharp-minded" Eelco Meerdink is admired for being "very approachable." He represents clients from the energy and luxury goods sectors in both cross-border litigation and arbitration.
Clients stress that Harm-Jan de Kluiver 's strategic thinking is "absolutely top." He regularly acts for an impressive list of Dutch clients on both corporate and finance-related litigation.
Jan de Bie Leuveling Tjeenk is revered by sources as "one of the best" Supreme Court lawyers in the Netherlands. He acts on a broad array of cases including litigation relating to bankruptcy, financial services and contentious M&A.
Marnix Leijten is "as good as you could wish for," according to one client, who adds that he is "very creative and compelling in his arguments." Leijten is well known for representing clients in international corporate arbitration, as well as acting on commercial litigation.