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    Dispute settlement and Insurance Law

    Van Doorne has one of the leading litigation and insurance groups in the Netherlands, with a wide-ranging practice and particular strength in complex and international matters.

    Recognized teams

    We have one of the most sizeable litigation practices in the Netherlands. The emphasis of our litigation group is on corporate litigation and arbitration, high profile insurance matters, D&O liability, professional liability, general (product) liability as well as on high profile commercial disputes. In these fields we serve a wide array of clients, varying from large corporates and family businesses, to listed companies and private equity investors.

    We offer, as testified to by all international rankings, renowned experts in each area of litigation companies may be confronted with, civil as well as criminal law related. The practice has the size and breadth to successfully complete the most highly demanding engagements.

    Business dynamics

    Our litigation lawyers understand business dynamics and always keep an eye on their ultimate aim; protect or maximize value for our clients. They steer away from conflict if necessary, but will leave no legal option unused if the situation calls for this. Clients of our insurance practice include most major insurance companies and brokers from the international and Dutch insurance market, including an important foothold in the London market.

    Get to know us

    Browse this part of our website to get to know more about our litigation and insurance expertise.

    Our specialisations

    Recent cases

    • Support of Staatsloterij in a large number of legal cases against Loterijverlies

    • Support of KPMG in legal cases against Imtech trustees


    "High dedication to the interest of the client without losing its objective view of the situation. The firm provides a full-service concept, with high-quality legal support in a variety of subjects." - Chambers Europe 2017, Dispute resolution

    "They have a perfect mix between legal professionalism and commercial skills: it's the perfect combination for solving negotiations." - Chambers Europe 2017, Dispute resolution

    "The team is very responsive and engaged." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, Dispute Resolution: arbitration

    "(…) Professional indemnity, regulatory work and fraud-related litigation are also strengths." The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, Insurance

    "Commercial litigation ‘stands out for its practical and pragmatic approach’ and is particularly noted for its ‘prominent practice’ in professional liability." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, Dispute resolution: commercial litigation

    "Van Doorne is particularly active in technology, insurance and professional liability mediation." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, Dispute resolution: Mediation

    "Stands out for its expertise in corporate, insurance, professional liability and shareholder disputes and is experienced in both national and international arbitration." - Chambers Europe 2017, Dispute resolution

    "Their strongest asset is the fact that they have knowledgeable and really experienced people in different areas - one is good in finance, another in insurance or contract law." - Chambers Europe 2017, Insurance

    "Although Van Doorne is growing significantly as a firm, they are able to maintain a high level of personal service," adding: "What really makes me choose Van Doorne is their know-your-customer attitude." - Chambers Europe 2017, Insurance