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NautaDutilh

International & Cross-Border Capabilities

Band 3BelgiumGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

A well-respected Benelux firm, NautaDutilh has established significant presence in the Belgian, Dutch and Luxembourgish markets. The Brussels office frequently collaborates with teams in the region, leading various outbound matters for clients and providing local law expertise for international clients on inbound deals. The firm also has offices in London and New York, offering clients a gateway to important financial markets. Additionally, the team in Brussels cooperates effectively with other firms for cross-border work, having built strong connections in various major and emerging economies.

The Brussels office offers a comprehensive service, with notable capabilities in IP and dispute resolution. In contentious areas, the team frequently advises on pan-European cases and displays solid experience of files involving jurisdictions in Asia. The team also performs well in the transactional space, and adeptly handles financing and M&A deals across borders. The firm demonstrates cross-border capabilities on a global scale, acting for an impressive array of Belgian, Dutch and international clients from a range of industries including pharmaceuticals, energy and private equity.

Strengths

A client commends the firm's handling of a cross-border litigation, adding: "Their strength is that they have offices in different jurisdictions which can support their multinational clients on international elements." Another interviewee notes that the disputes team is "very good on international law and cross-jurisdictional advice."

Another client reveals: "What I like very much is that the firm has many colleagues with different expertise and it is very easy to get in touch with someone with the right expertise. If it is international, they have their contacts in other countries."

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