Philip Fruytier > BarentsKrans > The Hague, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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2514 EA The Hague

Work Department

Supreme Court litigation


Philip is a partner in BarentsKrans’s Supreme Court department, specialising in civil Supreme Court litigation. Both national and international clients have been trusting in him for years with complex civil procedures. Acting as a Supreme Court attorney for, among others, real estate developers and investors, insurance companies, government authorities and international organisations, Philip has been handling complex matters for clients for many years. He litigates in various areas of law including property and liability law, government liability law, tenancy law, civil procedural law and international and European law. He has also litigated before the European Court of Justice on many occasions. In addition, he advises lawyers on the structure of their briefs in appeal proceedings with a view to maximising their chances of success and preparing them for proceedings before the Supreme Court. He also advises on the structure of their briefs after the Supreme Court refers cases back to the appeal courts.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

BarentsKrans is routinely called upon by clients from a range of sectors to represent them as claimants in compensation proceedings and class actions against global companies. Supreme Court litigator Rieme-Jan Tjittes is a key name to note for commercial disputes involving contracts, and private enforcement expert Martijn van Maanen focuses on M&A, fraud, insolvency and directors’ liability mandates. William Schonewille acts for investors and consumers in initiating class actions, while Philip Fruytier, a Supreme Court practitioner, represents real estate developers, investors, insurance companies and international organisations in various areas of the law. Roeland De MolAnnelies van der Ploeg and Marjolein van Rest are also key contacts in the dispute resolution team.