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Wijn & Stael

Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 4NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Strong practice assisting Dutch clients with shareholder disputes and bankruptcy litigation. Also advises plaintiffs and claimant groups on class action cases. Clients include substantial financial institutions and institutional investors, as well as healthcare organisations and public bodies. Additionally offers expertise representing clients in proceedings at the Supreme Court.

Strengths

The practice's user-friendly style is commended by interviewees, one saying it offers a "casual approach while providing top-notch advice."

Clients highlight the practice's dedication, one deeming it "very committed."

Work highlights

Advised Stichting Antitrust Action Truck Cartel on a claim for damages following the European Commission's finding of a cartel involving five truck manufacturers.

Notable practitioners

Koen Rutten enters the rankings this year following extensive praise from market sources, with one describing him as "cool under pressure." He is particularly well placed to assist plaintiffs with class action and cartel damages claims. Interviewees also report that he is "a really smart litigator."

Thijs van Zanten represents a clientele spanning international investors and Dutch municipalities in disputes before the Supreme Court. Sources recognise his work in insolvency-related disputes.

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Dispute Resolution Department

Wijn & Stael

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Maliesingel 20

Utrecht

Utrecht

Netherlands

3581 BE

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Netherlands

Dispute Resolution


Koen Rutten
Band 4

Dispute Resolution: Supreme Court Litigation


Thijs van Zanten
Up and Coming