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Global Guide 2022

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Dispute Resolution
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Provided by Albert Knigge

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Heading Houthoff's Litigation Team, Albert has market-leading experience in a wide range of complex, multiparty cross-border disputes. He acts as defence counsel for corporate and financial institutions with a particular focus on class action litigation, mass claim settlements and follow-on civil litigation. He is admitted to the bar as Supreme Court lawyer.

He has numerous publications to his name, particularly on civil procedure and liability law. He is an editor for the publication Burgerlijke Rechtsvordering (Civil Procedure). In addition, Albert is a board member of the Dutch Association for Procedural Law, and a member of the Dutch Association of Civil Cassation Lawyers, the Dutch Commercial Law Association, the Dutch Corporate Litigation Association, the Royal Netherlands Society of International Law and the Dutch Association for Civil Law. Albert served on Houthoff's Executive Committee from 1 April 2017 until 1 Janary 2022.

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Dispute Resolution - Netherlands
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Albert Knigge enters the top band of the rankings this year on the back of positive feedback, with one interviewee enthusing that he is "good at coming up with solutions and good at listening," and going on to add: "I am very happy to rely on Albert Knigge's advice and feel that I am in safe hands." Albert Knigge has market-leading expertise in defending clients in class actions and follow-on damages claims.

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