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Van Doorne

Healthcare

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What the team is known for

Van Doorne boasts an excellent healthcare practice with a particular strength in the hospital and elderly care sector. The department is renowned for its M&A focus, demonstrating particular expertise in handling hospital mergers. The team also assists with regulatory matters concerning procurement and the use of robots in surgery, as well as representing clients in contentious matters, including funding disputes. Van Doorne maintains an impressive client portfolio including academic centres, healthcare providers and trade organisations.

Strengths

A client lauds the firm's expertise, highlighting the lawyers for their "excellent knowledge of the Dutch health systems, from both an organisational as well as an entrepreneurial point of view."

Work highlights

Advised the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Ziekenhuis on a cooperation agreement with AMC and VUmc.

Notable practitioners

Cees Jan de Boer enters the rankings thanks to strong recent work advising trade organisations on contentious matters. He also represents clients in governance litigation and funding disputes. Clients consider him to be "very knowledgeable on contracts, healthcare and competition law," and add that he is "a pleasure to work with."

Dimitri van Hoewijk assists private equity houses and medical device companies with corporate transactions and market entries. One client praises his "pragmatic and hands-on approach," while another values his "quick communication and high expertise in healthcare."

Willemien Bischot maintains her position as an authority on healthcare matters, advising on high-value mergers and collaborations in the sector, as well as on a range of litigation and regulatory mandates. A client praises her for her ability to "understand what is important for both our employees and our clients," and notes that she is a "useful sparring partner for both legal departments and at boardroom level."

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Overview

Van Doorne offers deep knowledge and legal expertise for both the healthcare and life sciences sectors, brought to you by our highly experienced and fully integrated healthcare & life sciences team.

Huge challenges and responsibilities

The healthcare sector and the life sciences industry today face huge challenges in their surrounding landscape. We act for healthcare providers, pharmaceutical and medical devices companies, from start up to multinational, university medical centres and R&D organizations, and venture capital firms and (PE) investors.

We provide advice in respect of all sector related matters, such as implementing healthcare regulations and governance, long term relationships and agreements with payers, suppliers, distributors and other providers, but also on clinical trials, pricing and transparency requirements, digital health, IT matters and data protection, market access for medicinal products and medical devices, biotechnology and cosmetics and sector focused M&A transactions.

Transparent solutions for complex issues

We have chosen to be a fully sector dedicated team. As a result, we are uniquely positioned to assist our clients completing their strategies by having a top tier healthcare & life sciences sector team supported by the full strength of our multi-service firm. Our long experience and sound legal insights allow us to design transparent and business-driven solutions to complex issues.

https://www.vandoorne.com/en/industries/healthcare-en-life-sciences/

Healthcare

Van Doorne

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Location

Jachthavenweg 121

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1081 KM

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Netherlands

Healthcare


Cees Jan de Boer
Up and Coming
Dimitri van Hoewijk
Up and Coming
Willemien Bischot
Band 1