Almost 100 of our lawyers are mentioned by name in the guide's commentary for their standout contribution. In total, our Benelux offices reached 21 tier 1, 18 tier 2, 10 tier 3 and 3 tier 4 positions. You can view the full rankings here.
Among the lawyers recognised for their client work are 22 Leading Individuals, including partners Marike Bakker, Antonia Netiv and Lieke van der Velden who enter this elite group this year, five Hall of Fame mentions, three Next Generation Partners and eight Rising Stars.
A special congratulations to Olaf Baks, Louise Anne Bertin, Jeroen Boelens, Jacqueline Clement and Sjuul Jentjens, who are mentioned as Rising Stars for the first time. Robert van Galen, Leo Groothuis, Paul Olden, Philippe Péters and Didier De Vliegher are included in the Hall of Fame this year.
Comments from clients include:
- "Great combination of technical expertise and hands-on, pragmatic approach. Market leaders in their field."
- "In-depth knowledge of the laws and regulations combined with pragmatism and business acumen."
- "The entire team that we worked with listened carefully whenever we had a perspective to share, thought carefully and then decided on a course of action."
- "Excellent firm – one of the best in the region. Always happy to work with them and would highly recommend."
We are grateful to our clients and peers for their positive feedback, and we look forward to continuing to work with you.
About The Legal 500
The purpose of The Legal 500 legal directory is to help in-house lawyers and legal teams find the right advisors through law firm rankings and editorial. Rankings are based on client feedback from 300,000 in-house peers and access to law firms' deals and confidential matters, which are independently assessed by their researchers. More information about the research can be found here.