Chambers and Partners Europe Rankings 2018

Chambers and Partners has published its rankings for 2018. On the basis of annual extensive research on the market and among clients, Chambers and Partners compiles a list of lawyers’ teams per area of law.

Kennedy Van der Laan proudly presents the results it has achieved. In ‘Data Protection’, ‘Information Technology’ and ‘Media’ we have achieved the highest level once again, being placed in ‘Band 1’.

Find a complete overview of our rankings on our profile on Chambers and Partners.


TMT: Data Protection – Band 1

Outstanding practice covering all aspects of IT, outsourcing, media and data protection. Also handles IT litigation, e-commerce and licensing. The media practice is particularly experienced in defamation, copyright and internet litigation. The data protection practice undertakes non-contentious mandates, including regulatory advice, as well as contentious matters such as compliance investigations enforcement procedures.

TMT: IT and IT Outsourcing – Band 1

Outstanding practice covering all aspects of IT, outsourcing, media and data protection. Also handles IT litigation, e-commerce and licensing. The media practice is particularly experienced in defamation, copyright and internet litigation. The data protection practice undertakes non-contentious mandates, including regulatory advice, as well as contentious matters such as compliance investigations enforcement procedures.

TMT: Media – Band 1

Outstanding practice covering all aspects of IT, outsourcing, media and data protection. Also handles IT litigation, e-commerce and licensing. The media practice is particularly experienced in defamation, copyright and internet litigation. The data protection practice undertakes non-contentious mandates, including regulatory advice, as well as contentious matters such as compliance investigations enforcement procedures.

Insurance – Band 2

Established name in the insurance market with particular strength in relation to claims matters. Covers the full scope of insurance services, with expertise in D&O and professional indemnity cases, product recall, as well as personal injury claims among other areas. Actively involved in W&I insurance, including policy drafting, as well as housing a dedicated insurance regulatory practice. Frequently instructed by prominent Dutch and international insurers, as well as other multinational companies.

Employment – Band 3

Has a distinguished national reputation for its representation of clients in the area of employee participation on behalf of both employers and works councils. Other areas of strength include privacy and governance matters. Boasts particular expertise in the technology, financial services and healthcare sectors.

Healthcare – Band 3

Represents clients in medical liability claims and disciplinary cases, as well as advising health institutions on mergers, joint ventures and investments in the healthcare sector. Additionally advises on governance and compliance mandates. Also acts on matters of confidentiality and data protection.

Intellectual Property – Band 3

Noted for its sector expertise in the technology, media and fashion fields. Handles a wide range of both contentious and non-contentious issues concerning trade marks, licensing, trade secrets and copyrights. Recently expanded its client base with the addition of Nutreco.

Banking & Finance – Recognized Practictioner