NautaDutilh has appointed Allart Haasjes, Frans van der Eerden and Tanguy de Haan as partners. Furthermore, Barbara Nijs and Francien Rense have been appointed associate partners and Bastiaan Assink as of-counsel.
Allart Haasjes (37) (partner, Financial Litigation) focuses on conducting proceedings for financial institutions in various areas, including banking liability, collective actions, collecting claims and processing personal information.
Frans van der Eerden (35) (partner, Banking & Finance) specialises in financial regulation. He advises Dutch and international financial institutions with regard to securities law, fund structuring, derivatives and financial supervision.
Tanguy de Haan (38) (partner, Intellectual Property/Litigation) is an intellectual property specialist working from Brussels. He focuses particularly on patent, trademark and model disputes and is often involved in cross-border litigation.
Barbara Nijs (associate partner, Competition) specialises in European and Dutch competition law. She has wide experience in advising on, for instance, merger control filing, cartels, compliance issues and cooperation arrangements such as joint ventures.
Francien Rense (41) (associate partner, Litigation & Arbitration) focuses on enforcement and sanctions issues. She has wide experience in processes with authorities relating to compliance with laws and regulations and sanctions in that respect. Francien advises on prevention, compliance, internal and external investigations, as well as on repression and punishment by means of criminal prosecution. Before she was appointed at NautaDutilh, Francien was a partner at Leijnse Artz.
Bastiaan Assink (38) (of-counsel, Litigation & Arbitration) advises on and conducts proceedings relating to (complex) corporate-law issues and disputes. He focuses on international arbitration and proceedings before courts, including the Netherlands Enterprise Court and the Dutch Supreme Court. Bastiaan is also Professor of Corporate Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam and deputy justice in the Arnhem-Leeuwarden Court of Appeal.
‘We are proud of the appointment of these talents’, says Erik Geerling, chair of the executive board of NautaDutilh. ‘They can continue to advise our clients enthusiastically in their new role. The number of appointments underlines NautaDutilh’s growth. It also shows that we face the future full of confidence.'