Van Doorne has one of the leading litigation and insurance groups in the Netherlands, with a wide-ranging practice and particular strength in complex and international matters.
We have one of the most sizeable litigation practices in the Netherlands. The emphasis of our litigation group is on corporate litigation and arbitration, high profile insurance matters, D&O liability, professional liability, general (product) liability as well as on high profile commercial disputes. In these fields we serve a wide array of clients, varying from large corporates and family businesses, to listed companies and private equity investors.
We offer, as testified to by all international rankings, renowned experts in each area of litigation companies may be confronted with, civil as well as criminal law related. The practice has the size and breadth to successfully complete the most highly demanding engagements.
Our litigation lawyers understand business dynamics and always keep an eye on their ultimate aim; protect or maximize value for our clients. They steer away from conflict if necessary, but will leave no legal option unused if the situation calls for this. Clients of our insurance practice include most major insurance companies and brokers from the international and Dutch insurance market, including an important foothold in the London market.
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Dedicated Arbitration Team for (Co-)Counsel and Arbitrator Assistance
Van Doorne fields a two-partner dedicated arbitration team, working out of its Amsterdam and London offices. The high-energy team comprises some ten specialists embedded in Van Doorne’s [75+] lawyer dispute resolution offering.
Van Doorne has a prominent and principled litigation practice. Whether it concerns regular civil proceedings, arbitration or mediation, we will help you to resolve your dispute in the most effective way.
Claims for compensation often result in very complex procedures with multiple parties from different jurisdictions and various applicable national legal systems. Our Competition Litigation team successfully supports its clients in such procedures.
Van Doorne helps you to avoid the risk of business-law disputes and proceedings. When it comes to litigation, you can count on our thorough
expertise in that field.
Van Doorne has been working with and for insurers for years now. We know what you expect from your insured parties and what they can expect from you.
If you are ever confronted with a claim for liability or if you have to recover the losses yourself, Van Doorne’s multidisciplinary team of experts in the fields of liability law and dispute settlement will assist you.
Mediation focuses not so much on the legal side of a case and on ‘being proved right’ but more on the parties’ underlying interests. Together with you, our experienced lawyers - who are also Mfn-registered mediators - will specifically look for an acceptable and permanent solution for everyone involved.