Mr Hans Londonck Sluijk > Houthoff > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile



Hans specialises in professional, corporate, and directors’ and officers’ liability. He is involved in complex, often international disputes, including class actions by shareholders and stakeholder organisations. Hans is recognised as a top specialist in insurance and reinsurance matters. His clients are national and international companies and their directors and supervisory directors, law firms, and other professional organisations, as well as insurers and reinsurers operating in the corporate market.

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Netherlands > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Hans Londonck SluijkHouthoff

Berry van Wijk and Hans Londonck Sluijk co-head the insurance practice at Houthoff, which is widely hailed as a market leader among domestic and international insurance and reinsurance companies. The team is highly active in large and groundbreaking M&A in the industry, and it has also seen an increase in outsourcing transactions, as well as bankruptcies and Brexit-related mandates. On the contentious side, the group is prominent in high-end insurance litigation, including international coverage disputes, D&O matters and professional indemnity cases. The firm also fields a dedicated team of regulatory experts, which handles a wide ambit of issues for clients. Huib Lebbing and Lucas Dröge are representing global steel manufacturer Fasé & De Heer Crone in a cross-border dispute arising from a fatal workplace incident in Mexico. Counsel Roel Theissen (who is a prudential regulatory expert) is also recommended, as is senior associate Gijs Hamelijnck.

Netherlands > Fraud and white-collar crime

Houthoff is well known in the market for handling a large number of domestic and international investigations for companies, trustees in bankruptcy, and governmental organisations. It often assists larger international firms with cases and is adept at handling politically sensitive matters. Vincent Affourtit  is recommended for cross-border investigations and enforcement proceedings, and acts for corporations and financial institutions. Hans Londonck Sluijk  is experienced in compliance, fraud, and regulatory enforcement, and also directors’ and officers’ liability issues.