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Great rankings for Ploum in Legal 500

14 April 2016
Over Ploum

On April 13th the Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) has published the rankings for 2016. The Legal 500 is an annual research based on the feedback from clients and peer reviews. View our rankings below or view our profile at Legal500.com.

Insurance – tier 2

‘Proactive’, ‘tactical’ practice head Natalie Vloemans of Ploum advised Evides on the insurance aspects of claims brought by government bodies following a potentially toxic spillage at Schiphol Airport. The team’s other clients include VolkerWessels and Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty.

Environment and planning – tier 3

Maayke Maas-Cooymans heads up Ploum’s department; she advised Boskalis Nederland on the environmental aspects of the development of Brouwerseiland. The team is praised for its ‘good knowledge of the chemical industry’.

Restructuring and insolvency – tier 3

‘Good negotiator’ Jeroen Princen leads the ‘result-driven’ team at Ploum; he and René van de Klift represented the former financial director of Vestia against a damages claim brought by the company’s former treasurer.

Intellectual property – tier 4

Ploum’s department is headed by Willem Leppink, who assisted SanDisk with a Europe-wide anti-counterfeiting scheme, and advised Harley-Davidson on various trade mark infringement cases. Other clients include Honda, SBK and Samsung Benelux.

Commercial, corporate and M&A – tier 5

The ‘fast and efficient’ team at Ploum was bolstered by the arrival of Albert Wiggers from Simmons & Simmons LLP. Duco Lodder is recommended. Nick Hessels and Stan Commissaris head the department.

Employment and Energy are mentioned as ‘other recommended firms’.