On 22 February 2012, at the International Law Office awards ceremony, 3 Client Choice Awards 2012 were awarded to NautaDutilh. On behalf of the firm, Michaëla Ulrici collected the prize for 'The Netherlands'. Harm Kerstholt and Tanguy de Haan won Client Choice Awards for 'Energy & Natural Resources The Netherlands' and 'Litigation European Union' respectively.
ILO makes the awards annually on the basis of client feedback (no peers). Both Harm Kerstholt and Tanguy de Haan were highly praised by their clients.
What clients said about Tanguy de Haan:
"There are only a very few lawyers who can compete with his qualities, but all of them have at least 15 years' more experience then he has."
"When handling a case to the end or negotiating a settlement, he always works on the basis of a cost-benefit analysis to ensure that the best result is achieved."
What clients said about Harm Kerstholt:
"He has a great ability to grasp the commercial reality of a situation and excels in thinking of solutions for his clients."
"I would not hesitate to recommend Harm Kerstholt and NautaDutilh to anyone."