De Brauw news

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek appoints four counsel

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek appoints Etiënne Dijkhorst, Minke Hoekstra, Peter Nolten and Kees Saarloos as counsel. All four will take up their new positions as of 1 January 2020....

Dorothee van Vredenburch joins De Brauw as Executive Partner

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek’s general meeting has appointed Dorothee van Vredenburch as Executive Partner. Together with Managing Partner Marnix Leijten and Practice Partner Anja Mutsaers, Van Vredenburch will manage the law firm as of 1 January 2020....

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek appoints two in competition practice

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek reinforces its international competition practice with the appointment of Helen Gornall as partner. In addition, Maikel van Wissen re-joined De Brauw in October and has been appointed as the firm’s resident partner in Brussels....

Anja Mutsaers and Marnix Leijten – new Managing Committee

Anja Mutsaers and Marnix Leijten are announced as practice head and managing partner respectively at law firm De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. Together with an external non lawyer board member, yet to be announced, they will form the new managing committee on 1 January 2020. Leijten succeeds Geert Potjewijd, who returns to practice. Mutsaers takes over the management of the practice areas from Bomme...

De Brauw restructuring practice recognised in the GRR 100 and winner at the GRR Awards 2019

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has been recognised in Global Restructuring Review’s (GRR) 2019 survey of the leading international restructuring practices in the world. Every year, GRR does research into firms across the globe who offer advice on the largest cross-border restructuring and insolvency matters. De Brauw makes a very strong first-time listing in the GRR 100....

De Brauw arbitration practice recognised in 12th edition GAR 100

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has been recognised in Global Arbitration Review’s (GAR) 2019 survey of the leading international arbitration practices in the world. The GAR 100 is a comprehensive and independent guide of law firms “approved” for international arbitration, offering advice on practices of all sizes from all parts of the world, all audited by GAR. De Brauw Blackstone Wes...

De Brauw appoints Oscar Lamme as counsel

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has appointed Oscar Lamme as counsel. The appointment strengthens the senior expertise De Brauw needs to take on technology-heavy matters, which require proficiency on intellectual property law and, in particular, patent law. Combining a law degree with an engineering degree and extensive experience working internationally, Oscar Lamme has the right profile for this....

De Brauw appoints Sven Dumoulin as partner

Sven Dumoulin, a recognised expert in corporate law, joins De Brauw as partner effective from 1 May 2019. His appointment further strengthens De Brauw’s leading position in assisting clients with their most complex corporate issues. Before joining De Brauw, he served as General Counsel and member of the Executive Committee at AkzoNobel for over eight years (2010-2018), where he was respons...

Netherlands Supreme Court rules in favour of Yukos

In its historic decision of Friday 18 January 2019, the Dutch Supreme Court put an end to the legal battle regarding Yukos’ international assets. It ruled that the bankruptcy of Yukos in 2006 was marred by a violation of principles and values that are fundamental to the Dutch legal order, and could not therefore be recognised in the Netherlands. The Russian authorities deliberately pushed Yu...

De Brauw appoints four new counsel

De Brauw appoints Heather Giannandrea, Eva Schram, René van Tricht and Jan-Willem Meijer as counsel as of 1 January 2019. These appointments further enhance De Brauw’s capability in assisting its clients with their Dutch and international complex legal issues....
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