BarentsKrans is an independent Dutch law firm with almost 80 lawyers and civil-law notaries located in The Hague. Excellent in dispute resolution and with a strong reputation for transactional advice, BarentsKrans is known for high-quality service. Our clients include listed and privately held multinational companies and financial institutions with commercial interests in The Netherlands. A unique combination of high quality advice, operational independence and knowledge of the Dutch legal and regulatory environment sets us apart among law firms in The Netherlands, and positions us to focus exclusively on helping clients achieve their commercial objectives.
The work we do is often groundbreaking: BarentsKrans’ litigators have been repeatedly involved in cases leading to landmark decisions and are used to working as part of teams in the context of multi-jurisdictional litigation.
Our approach is as elementary as it is far-reaching: a strong commitment to meeting the needs of our clients. BarentsKrans legal experts understand that clients require sound advice delivered efficiently and to the highest professional standards. Regular progress updates and project management discipline are essential for managing objectives, anticipating obstacles, avoiding delays and controlling costs.
For clients encountering Dutch law and institutions for the first time, proactive communication is a critical element of knowing what to expect at every juncture. Finally, we understand the value of a pragmatic approach that goes beyond technical legal know-how in order to meet the needs of our clients. Like our clients, we are dedicated.
BarentsKrans is one of the very few truly independent Dutch law firms with extensive experience working for international clients and as part of multi-jurisdictional teams. As an independent firm, we are in a position to ensure the constant involvement of our partners, not only to provide the highest quality advice, but also to establish trusted working relationships.