What the team is known for
Strong boutique noted for advising shareholders and directors on disputes. Frequently represents clients in proceedings at the Enterprise Chamber relating to commercial and corporate disputes. Acts for both plaintiffs and defendants on damages claims relating to bankruptcy and cartel decisions. Has a number of clients from the transportation and financial services industries.
The practice is valued by clients for its dynamic style, one presenting the team as "knowledgeable, streetwise, no-nonsense and quick on their feet, which is just what you need in a litigation battle."
Another client praises the team for its "excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing," before adding: "They were completely in charge."
Acted for Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Škoda dealers and service partners in the Netherlands as defendants on a damages claim brought following the Volkswagen emissions scandal.
's scope encompasses collective action cases and insolvency claims. Market sources recognise her for her track record of handling cases before the Enterprise Chamber.
moves up in the rankings this year following extensive client praise, including for his diligence, with one presenting him as the "master of the file,"
before elaborating: "In the smallest details, he knows his files."
His workload includes shareholder disputes, cartel follow-on damages litigation and insolvency claims.
Stein van Thiel
maintains a broad caseload including cartel claims and disputes between board members. His creative approach is commended by clients, one saying: "He is able to bring innovative solutions to demanding and complex legal and commercial issues."