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Managing Partners: Wouter Ghijsels, David Orobio de Castro
Number of partners: 75
Number of lawyers: 377
Languages: Dutch, French, English, German, Luxembourgish

Firm Overview:
From their main offices in Amsterdam, Brussels and Luxembourg, together with their branch offices in Dubai, London and New York, Stibbe handles complex legal challenges both locally and cross-border. By understanding the commercial objectives of clients, their position in the market and their sector or industry, Stibbe can render suitable and effective advice. From an international perspective, Stibbe works closely with other top-tier firms on cross-border matters in various jurisdictions. These relationships are non-exclusive enabling Stibbe to assemble tailor-made integrated teams of lawyers with the best expertise and contacts for each specific project. This guarantees efficient coordination on cross-border transactions throughout a multitude of legal areas, irrespective of their nature and complexity.

Main Areas of Practice:
As a specialist firm, Stibbe’s lawyers work in dedicated multidisciplinary teams to deliver pragmatic advice in the following practice areas: public law, banking and finance, capital markets, competition and regulation, construction, corporate and commercial, corporate finance, employment, tax, energy, environment and zoning, European law, IP (intellectual property), IT (information technology), dispute resolution, litigation, M&A (mergers and acquisitions), project finance, real estate, restructuring and insolvency, and white-collar crime. The firm has also formed market groups in the following areas: energy, real estate and construction, compliance and sanctions, industrials and chemicals, retail and consumer goods, life sciences, and TMT (telecommunications, media and technology).

Stibbe’s clients range from multinational and national listed corporations and financial institutions to government organisations and other public authorities. Stibbe’s lawyers have considerable experience in assisting these clients as their trusted business advisors.