International & Cross-Border Capabilities Department

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What the team is known for Linklaters has a highly focused and lean operation in the Netherlands, which has a significant focus on cross-border transactional work. The main strengths of the firm identified by sources is in the high-quality cross-office team the firm can provide on international work when carried out in conjunction with the firm's London and other European offices, and in handling capital markets work generated from the Dutch market.

A particular strength of the firm's Amsterdam office is in capital markets, particularly on the debt side, where the firm's ability to provide English law expertise is valued highly by clients. The firm is regarded amongst the dominant practices in debt and equity capital markets matters, advising both Dutch and international financial institutions.

Strengths The firm's all-round transactional strength is appreciated by clients, who say: "We value the cross-border capabilities of the firm as our business has moved from local to European and is now moving more towards a global market."