Lemstra Van der Korst

Dispute Resolution Department

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What the team is known for Plaintiff litigation boutique with a strong focus on corporate litigation. Solid market reputation for investor activism and strong choice for both domestic and foreign shareholders. Regularly acts on international securities class action claims and cartel follow-on litigation. Also advises a number of multinational companies on contractual and transaction-related disputes.

Strengths Clients value the team's commercial insights and litigation strategy: "They have great business sense, legal expertise and know the strategy we want to produce. They are out-of-the-box thinkers known for their great legal skills."

Another client adds: "They are very efficient, to the point, extremely good value for money and a sincere pleasure to work with."

Work highlights Represented Reuben Brothers in multi-jurisdictional USD25 million litigation proceedings against UMG and funds managed by ED Capital.

Notable practitioners

New addition to the rankings Ingmar Wassenaar   handles commercial disputes and directors' liability matters. Clients draw attention to his "excellent legal skills," adding: "He is really good in terms of thinking of the commercial consequences of litigation."

Jurjen Lemstra handles plaintiff corporate disputes and collective claims. He is recognised as a "strategically strong litigator and excellent court performer," and clients value his "proactive and reliable" attitude. He represented Efiparind in litigation initiated by three minority shareholders requesting a governance investigation.

Pieter van der Korst is "practical, strategic and a great writer and lawyer," according to clients. He focuses on corporate and commercial dispute resolution, recently assisting Staples with several disputes relating to the sale of its European Printing Services Division.