Stijn Franken

Portrait of Stijn
Stijn Franken is a partner in our Dispute Resolution group. He specialises in product liability (Bison, DSM, GSK, Eli Lilly, Sanofi, Philips), new risks (Urgenda, Scheuten, Shell, TU Delft), insurance law (AIG, HDI, Amlin, Travelers, AXA, Allianz), as well as law of damages.
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  • Work highlights

    Stijn successfully defended Dutch/UK insurers in a multi-billion euro US asbestos claim and British American Tobacco in the first-ever Dutch tobacco claim. Stijn is presently representing insurers (Aegon, Achmea) in mass claims pertaining to unit-linked life insurances and advising on the coverage of various large directors' liability claims (LyondellBasell Industries, Fortis, Imtech).

  • What others say
    • "A star, and an excellent lawyer and academic."
      Chambers Europe 2022
    • "High level of expertise."
      The Legal 500 2021
    • "He is extremely intelligent. If I had a technical insurance matter, I would go to him."
      Chambers Europe 2021
    • "An exceptional lawyer who has in-depth knowledge of the insurance market in the Netherlands and also has a strong network."
      The Legal 500 2020
    • "Absolutely excellent, Rolls-Royce service."
      Chambers Europe 2020
    • "A wonderful insurance lawyer, just top-notch."
      Chambers Europe 2020
  • Ancillary functions

    Stijn is lecturing insurance law at Leiden University, product liability law at Grotius Academy, a board member of various law associations (VASR, VvVW), and a member of the editorial staff of two legal journals (AV&S, Bb).

  • Qualifications

    Stijn graduated in law from the University of Leiden in 1992 and obtained a master's degree from the University of London. He joined NautaDutilh in 1994 and became a partner in 2003.

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