New board term for Ploum and Hessels
02 December 2019
Rutger Ploum and Nick Hessels have been members of the firm’s management board since 2016. Rutger Ploum, chairman: “As from the beginning of 2018, the firm has seen a rapid growth and further expansion into new practice areas “. The Rotterdam-based independent firm, which presents itself with the subtitle “Rotterdam Law Firm” won two prestigious legal industry awards in 2019 for its marketing campaign “Legal Matters, Business Counts”, in the categories business development and recruitment. In 2019 Ploum was boosted with the arrival of a full-fletched Customs, Trade and Logistics team, as well as a Banking & Finance team. The arrival of these two team, as well as a number of other specialists, strengthened its competitive position in the Dutch legal market as the alternative for the Dutch magic circle.
Ploum has also taken important steps in the further development of the firm. For the coming years Ploum and Hessels have set themselves the goal of further rolling out the strategy of growth and strengthening the core values of the firm both internally and externally, in close consultation with employees and clients. In 2020 Ploum will also be celebrating its 25th anniversary. Nick Hessels, managing partner: “We are very proud of the results that the partners have achieved with their teams over the past two years. The firm is in good shape and is firmly on track to meet its goals. The upgrade of our office location in one of Rotterdam’s post-war landmark buildings is nearly completed. We are ready for the future.”
More information can be requested via Marieke van Tiggelen.