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Nieuws Dirkzwager in The Legal 500 2022: Gerankt in vier categorieën met 13 advocaten

De jaarlijkse rankings van The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa zijn bekend. Dirkzwager legal & tax is dit jaar vertegenwoordigd in vier practice areas met dertien advocaten.
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The Legal 500 wordt alom beschouwd als een toonaangevende gids op het gebied van juridische dienstverlening wereldwijd. De jaarlijkse rankings worden gebaseerd op uitgebreid onafhankelijk onderzoek in de markt, feedback van cliënten, juridische adviseurs en inzendingen van advocatenkantoren. Wij zijn dan ook dankbaar voor de positieve aanbevelingen en goede reviews vanuit de markt – deze rankings zijn een resultaat waar we trots op zijn.

De rankings voor Dirkzwager legal & tax zijn voor 2022 als volgt:

Insurance (Ranked: Tier 2)

Harry Kruitwagen
Daan Baas
Joost Bindels

‘Dirkzwager legal & tax‘s team is adept at covering all areas of liability and insurance law for Dutch and international insurance companies, as well as brokers. It is particularly well-known for its strengths in insurance litigation, where the caseload spans areas such as professional liability, corporate liability, product liability and D&O cases, among others. The practice is characterised by its international reach, with the firm having close ties to ‘best friends’ insurance firms and being affiliated with the TELFA and USLAW legal networks. Daan Baas, Harry Kruitwagen and Joost Bindels jointly lead the team.’

Enkele testimonials:

‘The team excels in their knowledge of liability and insurance law in a broad sense such as casualty, D&O, professional indemnity and engineering. The team has a proactive, service-oriented and hands-on approach.’
‘Harry Kruitwagen is easily accessible and he always knows how to convert complex legal issues into concrete and pragmatic solutions.’‘Very much in-depth knowledge, but still practical and hands-on. Always deliver on time and with quality.’

‘Daan Baas is well appreciated as co-counsel, always has a clear approach.’
‘Very good firm. Extremely analytical and are well versed in insurance law including defense work. They are very mindful of all risks and are extremely good at mitigating against those risks.’

Industry focus - Information technology (Ranked: Tier 4)

Ernst-Jan van de Pas
Joost Becker
Mark Jansen
Christel Jeunink
Sven Wakker

‘Based in Arnhem, Ernst-Jan van de Pas (‘a very skilled IT-lawyer with strong business sense‘) and Joost Becker lead the Dirkzwager legal & tax IT team together with associate partners Mark Jansen and Christel Jeunink. The team’s expertise spans IT contracting and related disputes, e-commerce, data protection/privacy laws and cybersecurity, a rapidly developing practice. Becker also handles soft and contentious IP matters. In addition to tech companies, the group attracts clients from the healthcare, education and research sectors. The firm has a strong referral network of overseas firms and affiliations, including TELFA and USLAW.

Enkele testimonials:

‘Quick response with practical, directly applicable advice. Provides confidence in critical (legal) situations and makes it possible to keep communications with our counterparties open.’
‘Huge knowledge in the field of IT and privacy law. There is a lot of experience in thinking along with the company, whereby not only the legal, but also the business interests are taken into account in advice.’

‘Mark Jansen: You cannot find more knowledge about privacy law in one person. In addition, Mark has the ability to provide quick and practical advice, despite the fact that it concerns very complicated matter. At any other office I would get huge memos, Mark has the power to advise to the point without a lot of ballast around it.’
‘Ernst-Jan van de Pas: You notice in the way in which he contributes ideas that Ernst-Jan has a lot of experience, not only as a lawyer, but also as an arbitrator. I appreciate not only the content of the advice, but also the willingness to take up matters in the short term.’

‘Highly qualified and exceptionally high level of quality.’

‘Strong knowledge combined with practical thinking and great collaboration on cases. I like the way Dirkzwager can think both on the business side and the legal side.’

‘Ernst-Jan van de Pas has thorough knowledge and is really accessible which makes him a trusted partner. With Sven Wakker at his side, Dirkzwager has a strong team for the needs of our legal support.’
‘The team has quite some visibility, has smart people who are good at explaining complex legal issues in simple language for non-lawyers.’

Commercial, corporate and M&A (Ranked: Tier 6)

Claudia van der Most
Maarten Kole
Selma van Ramele
Valerie van Engelenburg-Sijberden

‘Dirkzwager legal & tax has expertise across merger, acquisition and private equity transactions, counting its knowhow in the energy sector, as well as its integration with the TEFLA and USLAW legal networks as points of differentiation. Practice head Claudia van der Most has strength in M&A deals with complex international and governance components.’

Enkele testimonials:

‘It is a comprehensive high quality pragmatic team with very experienced partners and expertise on all legal niches readily available.‘

‘They have short internal lines and work seamlessly together with a very good hands-on mentality.‘
‘Efficiently use their partner network across the globe to provide you with the best possible solution.‘
‘Claudia van der Most: a highly experienced partner, very good in complex and multi-faceted transactions. Down to earth, Low ego focused on getting the deal done. Real pleasure to work with.‘

‘Valerie van Engelenburg-Sijberden: a strong associate, responsive, accurate, excellent subject matter expertise.‘

‘Claudia van der Most: Good communicator, great at teaming up with corporate finance team, committed to delivering outstanding client experience.‘

‘Quality for a reasonable price. Listening to the clients and knowledgeable about the business. Focused on end result and discussing with client the way to reaching this result.‘
‘Availability, professionalism and strong focus on end result. Exceptional soft skills.‘

Banking & Finance: lender or arranger side

Sanne Swinkels is gerankt als Rising Star.

Zie voor de complete rankings van Dirkzwager legal & tax, alle testimonials en een lijst met relevante cliënten het volledige profiel op TheLegal500.com.