Ranking tables

Banking & Finance | Global

Netherlands

The Banking & Finance rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across Netherlands.

All Departments profiles

1
Band 1
  1. Allen & Overy LLP
    1
    Allen & Overy LLP
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 1 | 21 Years Ranked
    Allen & Overy boasts a market-leading financing team with notable experience in acquisition finance mandates. The law firm is highly esteemed for assisting clients with credit facilities, term loans, leveraged finance and bridge financing, and recently has been particularly active on COVID-19 liquidity matters. It is popular with both borrowers and lenders. Allen & Overy also offers a standout project finance group, advising on the financing of renewable energy projects. The team additionally assists with regulatory compliance and clearance matters in the financial sector, including licensing and market access issues.
  2. Clifford Chance LLP
    1
    Clifford Chance LLP
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 1 | 21 Years Ranked
    Clifford Chance is one of the leading financing practices in the Netherlands, with experience acting for both borrowers and lenders. The law firm is highly regarded for handling a range of financing transactions, including revolving credit facilities, sustainability-linked financing, refinancing and acquisition financing. Clifford Chance also has one of the top project finance teams in the Dutch market, particularly for energy and technology sector projects. The team also acts on regulatory matters, such as regulatory clearance, licence applications and financial sector regulations, including MiFID II.
2
Band 2
  1. DLA Piper Nederland
    2
    DLA Piper Nederland
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 2 | 11 Years Ranked
    DLA Piper has a strong focus on corporate finance matters, particularly advising both lenders and borrowers on acquisition finance. The law firm is able to assist with a broad range of financing types, acting on unitranche financing, asset-based financing, refinancing and mezzanine financing. Team members also have notable experience assisting with project finance and real estate finance mandates.
  2. Loyens & Loeff
    2
    Loyens & Loeff
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 2 | 21 Years Ranked
    Loyens & Loeff has a well-regarded practice advising clients on corporate and real estate finance matters, with notable experience acting on acquisition finance. The law firm also acts on asset-based lending mandates and credit facilities, especially the Dutch aspects of English law facilities. Team members are well known for assisting with regulatory matters, including regulatory approval. Clients additionally benefit from the firm's respected shipping finance expertise.
  3. NautaDutilh
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 2
3
Band 3
  1. De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
    3
    De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 3 | 21 Years Ranked
    De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is highly regarded for its ability to handle financial services regulatory matters, including regulatory approvals and compliance issues, as well as issues around relocations. The law firm also represents a number of borrowers in a range of financing matters, with a particular recent focus on debt financing and revolving credit refinancing matters. The team additionally acts on bridge facility agreements and acquisition financing.
  2. Hogan Lovells International LLP
    3
    Hogan Lovells International LLP
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 3 | 11 Years Ranked
    Hogan Lovells represents borrowers and lenders in a range of financing mandates, including acquisition financing, real estate financing, corporate financing and refinancing. The law firm assists with syndicated, bilateral and unsecured facilities agreements.
  3. Stek
    3
    Stek
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 3 | 10 Years Ranked
    Stek represents both borrowers and lenders in a range of financing matters. The team assists with acquisition financing, refinancing and corporate financing. The law firm has experience in a variety of financing methods, including fund financing and capital raising. Team members also have experience in project finance mandates, including in the data centre and renewable energy fields.
  4. Van Doorne
    3
    Van Doorne
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Van Doorne has a strong focus on real estate finance matters, as well as assisting clients with loan refinancing, working capital mandates and acquisition financing. The law firm represents both borrowers and lenders and is well positioned to handle multi-jurisdictional mandates.
4
Band 4
  1. Baker McKenzie
    4
    Baker McKenzie
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 4 | 10 Years Ranked
    Baker McKenzie acts for both lenders and borrowers on cross-border banking and financing transactions. The team assists clients with acquisition financing and real estate financing. As well as this, the firm advises clients on syndicated lending, revolving credit facilities and covered bond financing.
  2. Houthoff
    4
    Houthoff
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 4 | 12 Years Ranked
    Houthoff is a full-service Dutch law firm that advises borrowers on debt restructuring and real estate financing. The team also assists with the sale of loan portfolios, acquisition financing and revolving loan facilities. It has further experience acting for clients on sustainability-linked financing mandates.
  3. Linklaters
    4
    Linklaters
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 4 | 17 Years Ranked
    Linklaters is a new addition to the rankings this year thanks to extensive client feedback. The team advises lenders on banking, finance and regulatory mandates, including acquisition financing, facilities agreements and mezzanine financing. The lawyers are also well versed with regulatory issues and assist clients with MiFID II compliance and licensing applications.
  4. Simmons & Simmons LLP
    Banking & Finance
    2024 | Band 4