Van Doorne

Dispute Resolution Department

Netherlands
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What the team is known for

Litigation team with a prominent market position in professional liability and insurance disputes. Offers experience in securities litigation, class actions and contractual disputes. Also acts for institutional investors on cross-border corporate disputes.

Strengths

One client highlights the team's commercial approach and responsiveness, adding: "They are inventive in terms of providing a strategic playbook in helping us to achieve our goals."

Another client remarks: "They are very keen to help, service-oriented and also very pleasant in that they allow you to participate in strategy and are open to comments and suggestions."

Work highlights

Represented KPMG in its capacity as auditor of Royal Imtech following the company's high-profile bankruptcy.

Notable practitioners

Jan Leliveld is a "smart lawyer who stands for his clients and maintains oversight of the case." Principally focused on bribery, fraud and regulatory investigations, he is also described as "fantastic to work with and a real sounding board."

Jasper Leedekerken acts on both corporate and commercial dispute resolution. He is recognised for his "commercial sense" and his ability to "see things from a helicopter view and come up with solutions that match his client's business."

Lisette Bieleveld is valued by clients as a "tenacious expert" who has "good accessability." According to another source, she provides "excellent legal reasoning while keeping in mind the possibility of settlement." Her expertise encompasses consumer law, liability and contractual disputes.

Sjoerd Kamerbeek is "highly consistent in tactics and proactive in communication," according to clients, who also value his project management skills. His practice focuses principally on corporate disputes, and he advised Innsworth Advisors on a potential securities claim against Steinhoff Holdings.

Walter Hendriksen is well known for his professional liability practice. He is described as a lawyer who "commands authority" and praised for his strategic decision-making skills.