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    Lisette is head of Van Doorne’s Commercial team. She 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. She has specific expertise in commercial litigation (both before Dutch Courts as well as in (international) arbitration), consumer law, liability law and related matters of an international private law nature.

    She 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.

    Lisette specialises in contract and liability law (including food and health safety related issues), civil procedural law, international private law and ICT.

    She has been a lecturer for NEVI (Netherlands Association for Procurement Management) for more than 10 years. She is an editor for Rechtspraak Contractenrecht (Case Law on Contract Law), a monthly publication of Kluwer. She is a member of the International Distribution Institute and the Association for Distribution, Franchise and Agency Law. She is an arbitrator (IDIArb) under the rules of the Swiss Chamber of Industry and Commerce.

    Memberships and ancillary activities

    • Dutch Association for Distribution, Franchise and Agency
    • International Distribution Institute
    • Lecturer for the NEVI (Netherlands Association for Purchase Managers)
    • Editor in “Rechtspraak Contractenrecht” (“Case law on Contract law”), a publication of Kluwer
    • Arbitrator IDIArb

    Education

    • Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 1991
    • Post-graduate programme Legislative Drafting, 1990
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    Recommendations

    "Leading Individual" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Retail

    Recommended Lawyer - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Dispute Resolution: Commercial litigation, Food

    "Lisette Bieleveld is valued by clients as a 'tenacious expert' who has 'good accessability'. According to another source, she provides "excellent legal reasoning while keeping in mind the possibility of settlement." Her expertise encompasses consumer law, liability and contractual disputes." - Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2019, Dispute Resolution

    "Ranked as 'Leading Individual'." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, 2017, Industry Focus: Retail

    "Recommended Lawyer." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, 2017, Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation; Industry Focus: Food & Beverages 

    "'Very good service' by making herself available to her clients." - Chambers Global, Chambers Europe 2018, 2017, Dispute Resolution

    "Knowledgeable and effective." - Chambers Global, Chambers Europe 2018, Dispute Resolution

    Ranked as 'Leading individual' in The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, Retail

    "Good communicator." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

    Ranked as 'Leading individual' in The Legal 500 EMEA 2017, Industry focus: Food and beverages