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Chambers and Partners Europe 2018

18 mei 2018
Over Ploum

Vorige week publiceerde Chambers and Partners de rankings voor Europe 2018. Lees hieronder onze rankings of bekijk het complete overzicht op www.chambersandpartners.com.

Ranked departments

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market (Recognised Practitioner)

This firm is classed as a “Other Noted Firm”.

Energy & Natural Resources: band 4

Transactional team with a strong focus on clients from the oil and gas sector, assisting with midstream and downstream matters. Developing its renewable energy practice, including solar and geothermal projects. Scope of expertise covers M&A deals, tendering, contracts and network registration. Provides a wide scope of service through its integration with the firm’s environmental and planning, public procurement, competition and regulatory departments.’

Clients appreciate the firm’s dependably swift service, describing it as “reliable, knowledgeable and fast.”

Additional sources are impressed by the team’s practical approach, reporting that it is “modern and pragmatic.”

Work highlights
Assisted Nuon/Vattenfall with the divestment of its 115 hectare industry park in Emmen.
Advised Eneco on the formation of a 16.5km heat transmission network between Rozenburg and Rotterdam.

According to clients Stephan Sluijters (head of team Energy) is “solution-oriented, pragmatic” and possesses “commercial understanding.” He handles a high volume of energy transactions, including in the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. He advised Maas Capital Renewables on the establishment of a joint venture with Solar Access.

Insurance: band 4

Noted for acting primarily for insurers on issues ranging from coverage disputes to regulatory insurance matters. Excels at health and safety related insurance matters, as well as environmental claims. Also involved in D&O insurance and construction-related liability questions.

Clients are impressed by the firm’s attentive service, reporting that “the way in which they listen to our needs and convert these into good legal advice is outstanding.”

Work highlights
Acted for Allianz as monitoring counsel on a D&O case between Fairstar and Dockwise, concerning Dockwise’s hostile takeover of Fairstar.
Represented Arup-Wiegerinck in a claim with its professional liability insurer over the construction of a new building at the University of Wageningen, after the university alleged that the engineering works had failed.

Natalie Vloemans has strong expertise in construction and calamity insurance, with sources noting that she is “very dedicated and completely focused on clients’ interests.” Clients commend her “sharp, quick and precise legal mind,” adding that she is “easily accessible.” She acted for Peinemann, the owner of two cranes that collapsed during bridge construction works in Alphen aan de Rijn, on insurance and liability matters.

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