Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn N.V.

Dispute Resolution Department

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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 criminal cases. Sought after by local authorities and government bodies. Frequently advises clients on infrastructure litigation and post-M&A disputes.

Notable practitioners

Hans van Wijk is a "very experienced and very thorough" litigator, who is particularly highlighted for his understanding of litigation in the Dutch Caribbean. He is particularly active for clients on Supreme Court appeals.

According to clients, Willem Heemskerk is "a valuable sparring partner who is able to translate complex issues into practical and workable solutions." He advises defendants on cartel damages, class actions and Libor disputes. Other sources add that Heemskerk has "a flexible mind and is always able to think outside the box and come up with a solution."