Our experienced Van Doorne Commercial Team advises on the legal aspects (including pitfalls) of commercial contracts, drafts contracts and assists during contract negotiations and has extensive expertise in civil lawsuits and arbitration. 

Commercial contracts 

Our Commercial Team advises and litigates on behalf of domestic and international companies and organisations with regard to all commercial contracts, such as (international) agency, franchise and distribution contracts, (international) sale/purchase agreements (including general conditions, sourcing and framework agreements), services agreements, co-operation agreements and confidentiality agreements. 

Commercial litigation 

We have specific expertise in commercial litigation, both before Dutch Courts as well as in (international) arbitration, with a specific emphasis on general contract law, (product) liability and consumer law and related matters of an international private law nature. In addition our team also advises and litigates in the areas of e-commerce and IT, including outsourcing, software and hardware sales and supply of software licensing and on failed IT projects.  


The internationally reputable Lisette Bieleveld leads the team. She is specialised in contract and liability law (including food and health safety related issues), civil procedural law, international private law and ICT law.