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Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 3NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Moves up in the table this year following extensive praise from commentators. Acts for multinational clients, including financial institutions and consumer goods producers. Advises defendants on class actions and cartel damages claims. Also assists with bankruptcy litigation and shareholder disputes, as well as arbitral award set-aside procedures. Works closely with the firm's other offices to handle cross-border disputes.

Strengths

An interviewee reports: "Linklaters is doing a lot of high-profile litigation work in the Netherlands."

Sources also enthuse: "Linklaters are very good."

Work highlights

Represented Steinhoff International Holdings in two class actions, as well as a liability action and inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber, following the company's accounting irregularities.

Notable practitioners

Daniella Strik is active in class action claims on behalf of defendants drawn from the aviation, retail and energy sectors. Her meticulousness is highlighted by commentators, one reporting that "she's a very thorough litigator," before adding: "She misses no details and never gives up."

Gerard Meijer routinely advises on high-stakes arbitral matters, with a work portfolio encompassing bilateral investment treaties and construction arbitration. His scope is acclaimed by clients, one calling his work "impeccable, whether it is in terms of theoretical knowledge, practical experience or legal skills."

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Overview

Our dispute resolution practice has experience with large-scale claims both domestically and internationally. The team advises on litigation and arbitration cases.

Our litigation practice is primarily focused on corporate law and banking, in particular the defence of corporations and banks against class actions, and so benefits from the firm’s leading global corporate and financial client base. The practice also encompasses regulatory litigation and draws on the strong competition and R&I expertise in the office.


Our arbitration team has a preeminent reputation in the market handling some of the most complex and high-value commercial and investment arbitrations in the Netherlands and is involved in many of the most high-profile arbitration-related court proceedings.

Our Linklaters’ Dutch arbitration team is unique in the Dutch market as it is the only long standing top tier Dutch arbitration team that is fully embedded in a Magic Circle top-tier Global Arbitration Team.

Our network provides the basis for managing complex cross-border litigation matters, such as class actions, where a co-ordinated approach may be needed.


Please visit www.linklaters.com/en/locations/netherlands for more information.

Dispute Resolution

Linklaters

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Location

World Trade Centre Amsterdam

Tower H, 22nd Floor

Zuidplein 180

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1077 XV

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Netherlands

Dispute Resolution


Daniella Strik
Band 2

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel


Gerard Meijer
Band 1