Rank­ings HVG Law in Leg­al 500 2018


Last week the rank­ings of The Leg­al 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for 2018 were pub­lished. HVG Law has greatly improved its pos­i­tion with­in the Leg­al 500 rank­ings com­pared to pre­vi­ous years. The rank­ings for HVG Law are as fol­lows:

1) Com­mer­cial, Cor­por­ate and M&A – ranked: tier 7

Ranked Law­yers: Sijmen de Lange en Rutger Lambriex

Quote The Leg­al 500 2018:
“The eight-part­ner team at HVG Law LLP is based across Ams­ter­dam, Rot­ter­dam and Eind­hoven; the lat­ter office is par­tic­u­larly act­ive in tech­no­logy, agribusi­ness and food M&A. Sijmen de Lange and Rutger Lambriex head the M&A and com­mer­cial groups respect­ively; de Lange advised Schouten Zeker­heid Hold­ing on its pur­chase of Boe­laars & Lam­bert.”


2) EU and com­pet­i­tion – ranked: tier 4

Ranked Law­yers: Misha lutje Beerenbroek en Steven Ver­schuur

Quote The Leg­al 500 2018:
“As part of EY’s integ­rated multi-dis­cip­lin­ary plat­form, HVG Law LLP’s prac­tice has not­able expert­ise hand­ling cross-bor­der con­ten­tious and non-con­ten­tious mat­ters for for­eign cli­ents. It is led by Misha Lutje Beerenbroek and includes state aid expert Steven Ver­schuur.”


3) Employ­ment – ranked: tier 5

Ranked Law­yers: Nicky ten Bokum en Huub van Osch

Quote The Leg­al 500 2018:
“With offices in Ams­ter­dam, Rot­ter­dam, Eind­hoven, Utrecht and The Hag­ue, HVG Law LLP’s prac­tice is fre­quently act­ive in col­lect­ive bar­gain­ing agree­ments, out­sourcings, restruc­tur­ings and exec­ut­ive dis­missals. Depart­ment head Joost van Ladesteijn advised Infosys on its employ­ee com­pli­ance frame­work, and assisted ITW with cross-bor­der restruc­tur­ings. Exec­ut­ive dir­ect­ors Nicky ten Bokum and Huub van Osch are also recom­men­ded.”


4) Restruc­tur­ing and insolv­ency – ranked: tier 4

Ranked Law­yers: Johan Westerhof, Jan Padberg en Robin de Wit

Quote The Leg­al 500 2018:
“HVG Law LLP’s depart­ment is espe­cially strong in court-appoin­ted admin­is­tra­tions. Jan Padberg and Johan Westerhof, based in Ams­ter­dam and Utrecht respect­ively, head the prac­tice; Padberg and Robin de Wit acted as the admin­is­trat­ors of BAS Group.”


About the Leg­al 500

The Leg­al 500 is a sur­vey that is con­duc­ted annu­ally based on feed­back from cli­ents and extens­ive inde­pend­ent research in the mar­ket. For more inform­a­tion about the rank­ings, vis­it Legal500.com.