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Van Doorne is a multi-service leading independent Dutch law firm. With approximately 200 lawyers, Van Doorne has been advising clients for more than 90 years in a broad range of legal expertise.
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Managing Partner: Saskia Laseur

Managing Director: Jeanine Helthuis

Management Team: Saskia Laseur together with Jasper Leedekerken, Rob de Win and Jeanine Helthuis

Number of partners worldwide: 45

Number of other lawyers worldwide: 200

Languages: Dutch, English, French en German

Firm Overview:

Van Doorne is a multi-service leading independent Dutch law firm. With approximately 200 lawyers, Van Doorne has been advising clients for more than 90 years in a broad range of legal expertise. The firm’s lawyers are internationally recognised as leading experts, both in their area of practice and industries in which they operate. Van Doorne is part of an extensive worldwide network of other leading, independent firms. This enables the firm to provide clients with advice and assistance swiftly across the globe, without being bound to any firm.

Van Doorne’s mission is to empower people and organisations and to work on responsible, permanent solutions. This is reflected throughout the firm. From the way in which lawyers work together to the ngo’s and non profit organisations that are supported by the firm. Van Doorne ‘reaches further and stays close’. That is, first and foremost, the firm’s promise to its clients but also to its partners, associates and young talent.

Main Areas of Practice:


Commercial Experts:

■Advisory

■Contracts

■Litigation

Criminal Defense & Investigations:

■Criminal defense

■Investigations

■Business conduct

Corporate Law:

■Corporate Governance

■Corporate Litigation

■Financial Reporting

■Mergers & Acquisitions

■Private Equity

■Venture Capital

Dispute Resolution:

■Monitoring Counsel

■Court Litigation

■Arbitration

■Mediation

Employment & Pension:

■Cross-border Employment

■Directors & Governance

■Employee Participation

■Financial Employment Law & Remuneration Policy

■Pension Law

■Flexwerk

European & Competition Law:

■Cartel prohibition

■Competition Litigation

■State Aid

■Abuse of dominance

■Merger control

■Vertical agreements

Finance & Restructuring:

■Finance

■Financial Services

■Insolvency & Restructuring

■Loan Funds

■Private Equity Real Estate

■Public Sector Funding

Funds & Investment Management 

Government & Regulation:

■Education Law

■Healthcare & Life Science

■State Advocate

Information & Communication Technology:

■Information, Communication & Technology (ICT) Law

■Outsourcing

Insurance:

■Defence counsel

■Coverage counsel

■Monitoring counsel

Intellectual Property & Media:

■Intellectual Property and Media disputes

■Commercial Intellectual Property and IP Portfolio protection

■Technology and Knowhow protection and transfer

■(Online) Advertising, Sponsoring, Publicity, Gaming, Sports

■Product law

Privacy & Data:

■GDPR

■ePrivacy

■E-commerce

■Enforcement

■Litigation

Public Procurement  

Real Estate: 

■Acquisitions & Disposals

■Construction Law

■Environmental Law

■General Administrative Law

■Property Financing

■Public-Private Partnership

■Real Estate Development

■Tenancy Law

■VAT & Transfer tax

Tax:

■Corporate tax / M&A / restructurings

■Management Incentive Plans

■Real Estate Investments and Project Development / CIT, VAT and RETT

■Healthcare and Education / VAT and specific CIT exemptions

International Work:

The firm is proud of its Dutch client base, which comprises large and medium-sized companies, banks, insurance companies, semi-public government institutions and Dutch subsidiaries of foreign enterprises. Van Doorne is also well known for its international practice, serving a large number of international clients, particularly from the UK and the US. The majority of transactional work carried out by the banking and corporate teams (including tax) is cross border. The independent status of Van Doorne provides it with a great opportunity to work with the best-equipped law firms in other countries. For that purpose, over the past decades, the firm has maintained close working relationships with leading law firms in all important jurisdictions. Van Doorne strongly believes in the advantage to be able to instruct, and receive instructions from, top firms in other jurisdictions for international transactions.

Clients:

Van Doorne works for prominent Dutch and international companies, business and financial service providers, semi-public organisations and government institutions. Van Doorne aims to maintain long-term relationships with its clients. The firm has been working with most of them for many years, and that is something to be very proud of.

Specialised Industries:

■Consumer Goods, Retail, Food & Beverages

■Financial Institutions

■Energy, Industry & Renewables

■Government & Education

■Healthcare & Life Sciences

■Real Estate & Construction

■Technology, Media & Telecom

OFFICES  

NETHERLANDS 

AMSTERDAM: Jachthavenweg 121, 1081 KM, PO Box 75265, 1070 AG

Tel: +31 20 6789 123 Fax: +31 20 7954 589

Email: [email protected]

UNITED KINGDOM 

LONDON: 125 Old Broad Street, EC2N 1AR

Tel +44 20 7073 0465 Email: [email protected]

INTERNATIONAL OFFICES

Van Doorne has a long-standing association with VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne with offices in Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao and Saint Martin.

Europe

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2022 FinTech 2022

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Banking & Finance
Band 4
Competition/European Law
Band 3
Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
Band 2
Dispute Resolution
Band 3
Employment
Band 3
Healthcare
Band 1

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Competition/European Law


Sarah Beeston
Band 3

Corporate Investigations


Jan Leliveld
Band 3
Neyah Van der Aa
Up and Coming

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market


Hugo Reumkens
Band 4
Onno Boerstra
Band 2

Dispute Resolution


Jasper Leedekerken
Band 4

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Jasper LeedekerkenDispute Resolution
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Els de WindEmployment
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Jachthavenweg 121

Amsterdam

North Holland

Netherlands

1081 KM

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