Pels Rijcken

Dispute Resolution Department

Netherlands
Current View:

This content is provided by Chambers. Learn more about our methodology

What the team is known for Enviable Supreme Court expertise supported by an increasingly strong commercial disputes practice. Represents multinational corporations in cross-border litigation relating to cartel damages, financial instruments and bankruptcy cases. Sought after by local authorities and government bodies. Frequently advises clients on infrastructure litigation and liability disputes. Experienced in high-profile human rights cases.

Notable practitioners


Hans van Wijk
is a highly regarded Supreme Court litigator, with notable experience of matters involving the Dutch Caribbean. One interviewee enthuses: "His legal advice when it comes to litigation in the Dutch Caribbean is indispensable."


Willem Heemskerk
is described by interviewees as "an excellent lawyer who has a sharp and bright mind." He represents defendants from the transport and banking sectors in class actions. A client lauds him as an "excellent advocate who is very strong strategically."