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Loyens & Loeff

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team known for handling a range of domestic and multi-jurisdictional disputes. Skilled at representing clients in commercial and corporate litigation, including advising on shareholder disputes. Additionally handles financial disputes relating to Libor and bankruptcy disputes. Represents clients in product liability cases and competition damages claims. Acts for foreign states and private companies on international arbitration.

Notable practitioners

Mijke Sinninghe Damsté represents clients in a range of matters, including cartel claims, product liability suits and shareholder disputes. Her succinct manner of counsel is highlighted by market commentators, one dubbing her "very calm and precise."

Sidney Berendsen advises clients from sectors such as healthcare, real estate and telecommunications on contentious cases. He is well placed to assist with bankruptcy-related disputes and class action suits, in addition to cases before the Enterprise Chamber.

Tom Claassens acts for a clientele of national states and domestic companies on arbitral matters covering commercial disputes, arbitral awards and bilateral investment treaties. Market commentators highlight his work in arbitration proceedings of an international scope.

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Overview

Loyens & Loeff has one of the largest litigation groups in the Dutch market focusing on six key areas: 

Commercial litigation: advising and representing both national and multinational clients on commercial disputes, working closely with them to achieve a swift and effective conclusion. We have a strong track-record in litigation on cartel damages. 

Corporate and financial Litigation: banking litigation, shareholders’ and joint-venture related disputes, directors’ liability, M&A litigation, corporate governance disputes and inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber. 

Professional liability: we have particular expertise in handling professional liability cases for insurance companies and intermediaries in particular where it regards the professional liability of legal experts such as civil law notaries, attorneys and arbitrators. 

(International) Arbitration: our specialists combine both proven expertise and knowledge to guide our clients through complex arbitration. 

Corporate investigations: specialised in advising on and conducting investigations regarding, fraud, bribery and corruption, regulatory issues, tax issues, anti-trust violations, employment issues, privacy issues and cyber security. 

Asset tracking and recovery: we have a team that specializes in (i) tracing, freezing and recovering assets in the Benelux as well as abroad, (ii) litigation to reclaim incurred damages and (iii) assisting clients regarding the position of the injured party in criminal proceedings.

Members

Vroom, Vincent (Head of Department)

Berendsen, Sidney

Claassens, Tom L

Sinninghe Damsté, Mijke

van Druten, Hendrik

Dispute Resolution Department

Loyens & Loeff

firm
Department location

Parnassusweg 300

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1081 LC

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Netherlands

Dispute Resolution


Mijke Sinninghe Damsté
Band 3
Sidney Berendsen
Band 4

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel


Tom L Claassens
Band 2