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Annemieke Hendrikse

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Van Doorne

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Dispute settlement and Insurance Law: Litigation; Financial Institutions: Insurance; Cyber Security


Annemieke is an expert in the area of liability law and insurance law and works in our offices in Amsterdam and London. Annemieke studied at Maastricht University (1996) and at University College London (LLM). 

Annemieke is known - internationally - for her expertise in the area of directors’ and officers’ liability. She provides assistance to directors and supervisory directors/supervisors of companies and non-profit organisations, including housing corporations and healthcare institutions, in national and international disputes. 
(Members of) executive boards and supervisory boards frequently consult her with regard to their positions and their responsibilities during (financially) tough times or other complex situations.

As an insurance expert, Annemieke handles cover disputes on behalf of and between insurers. She advises on policy conditions, particularly in the area of directors’ and officers’ liability and professional liability insurance, fraud and other financial lines. Recent experience includes claims under M&A related insurance products. As a member of our Cyber Security Team, she particularly focuses on (insuring) cyber risks. In directors' and officers' liability cases insurers often engage her as monitoring counsel as well in order to liaise between the various defence lawyers involved.

Annemieke is part of the editorial team of the magazine ‘Liability Law and Insurance Law in practice’ (Tijdschrift Aansprakelijkheids- en Verzekeringsrecht in de praktijk). She frequently publishes and lectures on the subject of directors' and officers' liability and insurance.

Annemieke invariably appears on the 'recommended lists' of leading directories such as Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.


Annemieke joined Van Doorne in 1997, becoming a partner in 2011. Frequently lectures and publishes, in particular on D&O liability.


English, French, Spanish, Dutch.


Dutch Corporate Litigation Association, Dutch Association for Insurance Science, Secretary CausaRie.


Annemieke graduated from Maastricht University in 1996 and, in 1997, she gained a Master’s Degree from the University of London (UCL).



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Annemieke Hendrikse - Van Doorne

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Annemieke Hendrikse heads the team at Van Doorne and alongside Walter Hendriksen offers expertise in directors’ and officers’ liability, professional liability insurance, and fraud. The team is acting for many of the major insurance companies and corporates on matters including W&I policies, misleading selling, and a cross-border class action. Martine Höfelt, formerly a counsel with the firm, left the firm.

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