Dispute resolution: Mediation in Netherlands

Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance has recognised mediation expertise in CEDR accredited mediator and counsel Juliette Luycks, who also leads the firm's arbitration practice. Additionally, clients benefit from the input of respected corporate and securities litigator Dirk-Jan Duynstee, who is also experienced in insolvency disputes. The team handles a broad range of mediation on behalf of a premium client base of domestic and international leading companies.

Practice head(s):

Dirk-Jan Duynstee; Juliette Luycks


Top-tier litigation firm NautaDutilh handles mediation on behalf of leading domestic and international companies, with standout combined strength across the Benelux region. Cases include mediation on behalf of board members, corporates and industry bodies, with deep experience delivered by practice head Stijn Franken, who specialises in mediation within the insurance industry, together with Paul Olden and Geert Raaijmakers, who are both CEDR accredited mediators.

Practice head(s):

Stijn Franken

Other key lawyers:

Paul Olden; Geert Raaijmakers

Van Doorne

Alternative dispute resolution is a strength at Van Doorne, particularly in respect of arbitration and mediation. Bas van Zelst is buiding a leading reputation in ADR both academically and in legal practice, and steers a multidisciplinary team across a varied caseload of domestic and international business disputes. These include liability claims, corporate and commercial contracts disputes and employment matters, to name a few.

Practice head(s):

Bas van Zelst

Other key lawyers:

Walter Hendriksen; Simone Hoogeveen; Sjoerd Kamerbeek