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De jaarlijkse rankings van The Legal 500, Europe, Middle East & Africa, zijn bekend. Net als voorgaande jaren is Dirkzwager weer vermeld in de prestigieuze ranking. Dit jaar met 3 lawyer rankings en 4 ranked practice areas. In de editie van 2024 komt de practice area 'Healthcare and life sciences' er als nieuwe benoeming bij. We feliciteren alle betrokken advocaten en notarissen met deze mooie resultaten.
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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 dankbaar voor de positieve aanbevelingen en goede reviews vanuit de markt. 

De rankings van Dirkzwager voor 2024 zijn als volgt:

Lawyer rankings

 

Leading Individual

Next Generation Partner

Rising Star

 

Ranked practice areas

 

Insurance

Ranked in Tier 2

Dirkzwager represents Dutch and international insurers on a range of coverage matters, including product, construction and professional liability matters, in addition to taking on corporate and government liability matters. The practice is also sought out for ongoing insurance advisory support. Joost Bindels, legal, accountancy and construction liability specialist, is the practice head in this area. 

Practice head(s):

Joost Bindels

Testimonials:

  • ‘They have a diversity in ages, knowledge and focus areas. Without a doubt, the best firm to work with.’
  • ‘The team is very knowledgeable about all aspects of insurance claims and strategy.’
  • ‘Good consultation, fast approach and solid strategy.’

 

Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Ranked in Tier 3

Dirkzwager houses a broad team which is known for representing healthcare providers and medical specialists across the Netherlands in matters involving data leaks, civil disputes, and employment law. Practice co-head Koen Mous is known for his expertise in civil law, handling a vast range of matters including in relation to the procurement of healthcare services and the organisation of specialist medical care within hospitals. Co-head Marieke van Dongen primarily advises the supervisory boards as well as boards of directors of numerous hospitals, mental health institutions, and independent treatment centres on partnerships and M&A.

Practice head(s):

Koen Mous; Marieke van Dongen

Other key lawyers:

Ernst-Jan van de Pas; Buby den Heeten; Luuk Arends

Testimonials:

Team:

  • ‘The team is the best. Different types of knowledge. They are always original in their approach. Their goal is always to resolve the issues. ’
  • ‘Dirkzwager deploys its multidisciplinary team expertly, quickly and flexibly and listens carefully to the customer throughout the process without neglecting its own expertise.’
  • ‘They regularly win lawsuits against health insurance companies regarding the rights of rehabilitation doctors and other uncontracted health care professionals and companies in The Netherlands.’

Individual:

  • ‘I have worked with Marieke van Dongen is very professional with a lot of knowledge in the field. Always understanding. Giving options if possible with the risks and probabilities of success. ’
  • ‘Koen Mous and Luuk Arends are experienced, friendly and willing to discuss and explain (and adjust minor parts of) their advice. ’
  • ‘Marieke van Dongen is knowledgeable and good to work with. Trustworthy and competent. ’
  • ‘Friendly but really professional advice, proactively making decisions with good and proper expectation management.’
  • ‘Buby den Heeten demonstrates a very high degree of expertise when it comes to employment law matters in the boardroom, acts quickly where desired and yet always carefully, is strong in communication and is very flexible with regard to accessibility and deployment.’

 

Industry focus - Information technology

Ranked in Tier 3

Dirkzwager advises clients on IT contracts such as outsourcing agreements and service agreements, IT-related disputes, privacy law and internet law. The team’s leadership consists of Ernst-Jan van de PasMark JansenJoost Becker and Christel Jeunink. Managing partner Van de Pas specialises in IT law, technology and IP, notably within the healthcare sector. Jansen heads the data protection and cybersecurity unit, concentrating on IT systems customers and advising on IT projects, failed automation and privacy matters. Becker represents clients in domain name disputes and other IT litigation issues, while Jeunink excels in IP contracting and innovation.

Practice head(s):

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

Other key lawyers:

Sven Wakker 

Testimonials:

Team:

  • ‘The Dirkzwager IT/IP practice has extensive knowledge of the information technology industry. They provide specialist knowledge that an IT company can use immediately.’
  • ‘They are up to date with the latest developments.’
  • ‘The team consists of a diversity of specialists. This means that you receive optimal advice for the cases in which you require support or advice.’
  • ‘They have a wide range of specialists.’
  • ‘This team has a uniquely good understanding of ICT in healthcare, which is different from ICT in other areas like banking.’
  • ‘They are very precise. They think ahead and always see risks, and know how to mitigate the risk.’
  • ‘They have lots of knowledge, a solution-driven approach, and to-the-point advice.’

Individual:

  • ‘Mark Jansen is a thought leader in privacy law. Mark does not only provide knowledge about privacy laws and regulations but also provides concrete input on their implementation within the company.’

 

Commercial, corporate and M&A

Ranked in Tier 6

Dirkzwager is well versed in advising Dutch and international companies on mid-size mergers, acquisitions, and private equity transactions, and is recognised for its strength in handling work in the energy sector. Claudia van der Most heads up the team; other key practitioners include Deline KruitboschSelma van Ramele, who brings expertise in contractual matters, and Maarten Kole, who is well known for advising on corporate-related energy sector matters.

Practice head(s):

Claudia van der Most

Other key lawyers:

Selma van RameleMaarten KoleDeline Kruitbosch; Lotte te Linde

Testimonials:

Team:

  • ‘The Dirkzwager team brings its experience in this field and points out risks, opportunities and all the relevant conditions of the deal. They are very flexible and available and really helped our inexperienced organisation throughout the whole process.’
  • ‘Able to manage major acquisitions under very high pressure, they take a straightforward and diplomatic approach to cases where difficult points are raised. We were very satisfied with the personal guidance provided.’
  • ‘A very professional team, with a lot of expertise. It is a pleasure to cooperate with them – they can act very quickly and are capable of delivering the best legal quality at very short notice.’

Individual:

  • ‘Claudia van der Most and Lotte ter Linde accompanied us throughout our process which was time limited. They both have the capabilities to combine their knowledge with a very pleasant way of working as well with both the client and counterparts in the deal. They each earned the trust of both parties.’
  • ‘Claudia van der Most and Lotte te Linde were the cornerstone of our case. They have a lot of knowledge of M&A practice. They took our company (a newcomer to this practice) by the hand and took the time to explain things. They are knowledgeable, accurate and as a team very pleasant to work with!’
  • ‘Claudia van der Most is able to maintain an overview, keeps her team together such that all team members know exactly what’s expected of them. She really listens to her client and takes the time to involve the client, and explains in very simple terms complex aspects of what’s going on.’
  • ‘Claudia van der Most is a good lawyer with a pragmatic approach.’

 

Bekijk de complete rankings van Dirkzwager

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