Legal 500 BarentsKrans

Today, The Legal 500 published its EMEA (Europe, Middle Easte & Africa) 2024 edition. We are proud to once again have received excellent rankings and that The Legal 500 recognises us in no less than twelve practice areas. A special mention to Jaap Bremer and Laurens de Graaf, who were included as Leading Individual for the first time this year.

  • Banking and finance: Borrower side | Tier 4
  • Commercial, corporate and M&A | Tier 5
  • Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation | Tier 2
  • Employment | Tier 2
  • Environment and planning | Tier 3
  • EU and competition | Tier 3
  • Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences | Tier 2
  • Industry focus: retail | Tier 3
  • Intellectual property: Patents | Tier 2
  • Intellectual property: trade marks, copyrights and design rights | Tier 4
  • Private equity | Tier 4
  • Real estate | Tier 4

We are also delighted to share the individual rankings of our specialists:

Leading Individuals

Next Generation Partners

  • Jaap Bremer | Intellectual property: trade marks, copyrights and design rights | Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences
  • Marc Elshof | Data privacy and data protection

Rising Star

A total of 31 lawyers are mentioned by name in Legal 500 EMEA commentary for their standout contribution to respective practices.

We thank our relations for their trust and the great feedback we received. A selection of the testimonials:

“Great, efficient and highly dedicated team.”

“Things that characterise Barentskrans are: knowledge, reliability, advice and putting the client’s interests first.”

“There is extensive knowledge and experience within one office, which is accessible for clients.”

About The Legal 500

Every year, The Legal 500 ranks the expertise of law firms worldwide. The rankings are compiled based on objective research into the experience and feedback of clients and peers, and submissions from law firms.

A complete overview of our rankings can be found at