Managing Partner: Geert Potjewijd
Number of partners: 60
Number of lawyers: 336
Languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is an international law firm that is deeply rooted in the Netherlands. De Brauw advises most of the largest multinationals with headquarters in the Netherlands. De Brauw specialises in high-quality legal advice in complex transactions, proceedings and compliance issues for companies and financial institutions.
Over the years, De Brauw has built up a large and close-knit international network of renowned law firms. About 660 individuals are on staff at De Brauw in Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Shanghai and Singapore.
Main Areas of Practice:
■Banking & Finance
■Competition & Regulation
■Corporate / M&A
■Corporate Recovery & Insolvency
■Dispute & Risk Management
■Employment & Employee Benefits
■Energy, Infrastructure & Environment
■Financial Markets Regulation
■Healthcare & Life Science
■Media, Sports & Entertainment
■Privacy & Data Security
■Regulatory & Criminal Enforcement
■Supreme Court Litigation
De Brauw ensures that its clients receive the best legal advice available, collaborating with expert local counsel throughout the world as needed. This allows De Brauw to be well-equipped to act at the national and international levels; De Brauw is committed to attracting and educating a diverse group of non-Dutch junior associates, whilst also hiring experienced senior associates, all qualified in their jurisdictions of origin. With this mix of backgrounds, De Brauw is able to best serve its clients in their cross-border matters throughout the world from its headquarters in the Netherlands, and its offices in Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Shanghai and Singapore. De Brauw is able to guarantee client access to outstanding global legal services based on its longstanding relationships with top-tier law firms in all major jurisdictions. In consultation with its clients, De Brauw is able to choose the right local partner firm, while at the same time retaining oversight of any given matter, providing one team, one solution.