Rankings Chambers Global 2017: mooie resultaten voor BarentsKrans

Gisteren is Chambers Global 2017 verschenen, de gids die een wereldwijd overzicht geeft van vijf internationale rechtsgebieden. BarentsKrans heeft een aantal prachtige vermeldingen. Het team van Intellectueel Eigendom behaalt dit jaar een mooie Band 2 ranking. Dezelfde toppositie wordt gehaald door de teams van Corporate Litigation, Financieel Recht en Cassatie op het gebied van dispute resolution. Bovendien worden twee van onze Corporate/ M&A advocaten door de wereldwijde gids erkend als mid-market specialisten.

Feedback van cliënten en peers

De jaarlijkse Chambers ranglijsten worden gebaseerd op feedback van cliënten en peer reviews. Chambers is één van de meest toonaangevende gidsen in de internationale advocatuur.

Wat zegt Chambers?

Chambers Global zegt het volgende over de BarentsKrans advocaten:

Marleen Van den Horst specialises in patent litigation and is known in the market for her work for large clients in the pharmacy and healthcare industries. She is well versed in multi-jurisdictional cases, such as representing Sun Pharmaceutical Industries in patent infringement proceedings against Novartis. Sources praise her “good understanding of biochemical technology”.

Jaap Bremer has long-standing experience in several aspects of IP including patent and trade mark litigation and has recently advised clients on both contentious and non-contentious copyright and design matters. Clients say he “turns over every stone” and is “always thinking of new opportunities, organising meetings so all options are discussed. He was also willing to listen.”

William Schonewille advises financial institutions along with consumers and investors on major litigations, including class actions. He is called upon for his knowledge of securities and banking law. One source remarks: “In financial disputes, William Schonewille is very good, very bright and very quick.” He represented Stichting Elevator Cartel Claim in litigation linked to cartel activities.

Martijn van Maanen acts on disputes concerning antitrust damages, market fraud and M&A disputes for executives, banks and corporates. Clients remark: “We were really impressed by the depth of his work and knowledge and his representation in court.” He acted for Claims Funding Europe on mass damages in cases valued collectively at EUR500 million, linked to the air cargo cartel.

Michiel Martin of BarentsKrans assists with M&A matters including investment fund structurings and LMA acquisition financings. Clients say: “He really tries to understand the purpose of his client’s aims. By doing so, he provides not only a solution that stands, but also a solution which fits with the personality of the client.” He assisted Infotheek with its purchase of the entire share capital of 4Launch and 4Launch Trading.

Nick Surber of BarentsKrans handles a variety of M&A, financings and corporate law and is experienced in dealing with corporate structurings. Sources recognise his strength in the field and also note: “He’s a nice guy and very qualified.” He advised MSA Safety on its EUR190 million public bid for Latchways.

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