Dispute resolution: Mediation in Netherlands

Clifford Chance

Dirk-Jan Duynstee leads the practice at Clifford Chance, mediating cases involving high-profile clients in a range of business disputes. The team has experience across multiple jurisdictions and differing mediation cultures.

Practice head(s):

Dirk-Jan Duynstee


Thorough approach. Highly-skilled and qualified lawyers. Good use of external experts.

Kennedy Van der Laan

Eva Knipschild heads the practice at Kennedy Van der Laan, which mediates in cases relating to employment law, insurance liability, and financial losses, among others. The team has been engaged in high-profile mediation in Dutch and English.

Practice head(s):

Eva Knipschild


NautaDutilh is engaged in several international mediation cases, primarily representing clients in mediation, though the team also includes two qualified mediators. The practice is headed by Stijn Franken.

Practice head(s):

Stijn Franken

Van Doorne

Van Doorne's mediation practice brings together experts from across the firm, representing clients in a range of cases relating to liability, business and shareholder disputes, employment, and technology. The practice is led by Bas van Zelst, a highly respected practitioner who has published extensively on mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

Practice head(s):

Bas van Zelst