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Respected department, with teams based in Arnhem and Nijmegen, advising on a range of professional liability, product liability, construction and D&O claims. Particularly strong acting as defence counsel for prominent Dutch and global insurers on coverage claims. Also assists clients with occupational disease liability claims and loss and damage matters.
One client highlights the team's cross-border capabilities: "We find Dirkzwager operates seamlessly in terms of language and cultural barriers. Whenever necessary, the team had all relevant documents translated quickly and efficiently, and thoroughly explained any legal distinctions and cultural factors which might impact the case."
Another client adds simply: "The service is absolutely perfect."
Daan Baas is a well-reputed practitioner who focuses on professional liability, product liability and D&O matters. He is frequently sought out by international and domestic insurers for advice on cross-border disputes, including class actions.
Harry Kruitwagen is a respected insurance lawyer who regularly assists insurers and insured companies with liability matters concerning professional and product liability. He often acts on matters involving professional services companies and construction companies.
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The Liability and Insurance department is one of the top three in the Netherlands. We owe this position to the input provided by an expert group of specialised lawyers with a result-orientated approach. The Liability and Insurance department mainly provides advice and litigates for insurance companies and businesses. Commissioned by liability insurers, we also provide services to their insured persons, in other words, to businesses, authorities and private individuals.
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QBE Insurance (Europe) ltd
Royal Sun Alliance
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