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In the 2021 edition of Chambers Europe, NautaDutilh earned 87 rankings – 32 firm practice group rankings and 55 individual rankings across all offices.
It is great to see so many of our lawyers and practice groups recognised for their hard work.
Managing partner Petra Zijp

'It is great to see so many of our lawyers and practice groups recognised for their hard work. One of our main focus points of the past year was to keep delivering our clients the same top-notch service as always, despite the sometimes challenging circumstances. I am grateful for the recognition and proud of all of our hardworking colleagues', says managing partner Petra Zijp.

The following of our colleagues were ranked Band 1: Larissa Silverentand (Banking and Finance: Regulatory), Michaela Ulrici (Capital Markets: Securitisation), Leo Groothuis (Corporate M&A: High-end Capability), Paul Olden (Dispute Resolution), Freerk Vermeulen (Dispute Resolution: Supreme Court Litigation), Sjoerd Meijer (Insurance), Vincent Wellens (Intellectual Property & TMT) and Robert van Galen (Restructuring/Insolvency). Managing Partner Petra Zijp was ranked as Eminent Practitioner (Capital Markets: Equity).

The following areas of law received a Band 1 rating:

Banking and Finance: Regulatory

'Pre-eminent financial regulatory team advising Dutch and international financial institutions on innovative projects relating to e-money licences and alternative financing.'

Capital Markets: Securitisation

'Outstanding securitisation practice, backed up by strong equity and debt capital markets teams. Acts for a number of major issuers on covered bonds programmes, as well as mortgage-backed securitisation transactions.'

Dispute Resolution

'Well-reputed team assisting clients from a broad array of industries, noted for its particular strength in the insurance sector. Acts for clients at all levels of the Dutch court system, offering a highly regarded Supreme Court practice, in addition to representing clients in arbitration cases.'

Energy and Natural Resources

'Longstanding transactional energy practice, regularly entrusted by leading oil and gas companies, as well as project sponsors and government entities.'


'Well-established team at the top end of the market. Advises multinational and domestic insurers on large-scale liability issues, D&O claims, professional indemnity matters and reinsurance cases.'


'Top-tier firm with a large dedicated team acting across the full spectrum of restructuring and insolvency law. Offers particular expertise for high-profile creditors and debtors in complex restructurings, including pre-packaged arrangements, payment suspensions and divestments.'

Published since 1990, Chambers guides rank the best law firms and lawyers across 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. Rankings are based on independent and objective research, and peer and client reviews.

See the full rankings here.

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