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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


    "One client highlights the team's commercial approach and responsiveness, adding: 'They are inventive in terms of providing a strategic playbook in helping us to achieve our goals'" - Chambers Europe 2019, Dispute Resolution

    "They are very keen to help, service-oriented and also very pleasant in that they allow you to participate in strategy and are open to comments and suggestions" - Chambers Europe 2019, Dispute Resolution

    "'They are quick, thorough and have very good knowledge of the subject matter' ... noting that 'they can make their point in one page as opposed to many.'" - Chambers Europe 2019, Insurance

    "The team is a 'pleasure to work with'" - Chambers Europe 2019, Insurance

    "Van Doorne is a 'Top Ranked Firm'." - Chambers Europe 2018, 2017, 2016, Insurance

    "Van Doorne is a 'Top Tier Firm'." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, 2017, 2016, Insurance

    "They are able to maintain their high level of personal service; the firm is top of the market in insurance law." - Chambers Europe 2018, Insurance 

    "It's a high-quality firm with an excellent reputation." - Chambers Europe 2018, Insurance

    "Van Doorne's team is noted for its 'good industry knowledge' and 'fast response times'." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation