Mrs Annemieke Hendrikse > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Insurance Law: Litigation; Financial Institutions: Insurance; Cyber Security


Annemieke (LLM UCL) heads Van Doorne’s Insurance team. She works in Van Doorne’s offices in Amsterdam and London.


Annemieke is an expert on insurance law and Directors & Officers liability.

She handles disputes on behalf of and between insurers. Annemieke advises on policy conditions, in particularly in the area of D&O liability and professional liability insurance, fraud and other financial lines. M&A-related claims and cyber risks are more recent practice areas. As coverage counsel she also represents primary and/or excess layers in (cross-border) discussions between the different layers of an insurance tower and/or different programs.

Insurers often instruct Annemieke as defence counsel for D&O’s of companies and non-profit organisations, including housing corporations and healthcare institutions, in national and international disputes.

In addition, Annemieke frequently acts as monitoring counsel to liaise between defence counsel to get the best result for all insureds, in cases of conflicting interests between insureds.

Annemieke frequently publishes and lectures on the subject of D&O liability and insurance. She is a member of the editorial team of the online publication “VAST” (magazine for insurance and liability law, including regulatory law).


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.


Annemieke is a member of the Advisory Committee on Insurance of the Dutch Bar Association.


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

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Insurance

(Leading individuals)

Annemieke HendrikseVan Doorne

Van Doorne‘s insurance practice, which is a cornerstone of the wider dispute resolution department, has an excellent reputation in financial lines matters; the team’s experience in this space includes areas such as cyber, D&O, professional indemnity and W&I. Beyond undertaking contentious work, the group assists clients with policy drafting and contracts with brokers, among other matters. The overall head of the insurance practice is Annemieke Hendrikse, who is well-known internationally for her expertise in D&O liability law and insurance law. Walter Hendriksen is also a well-respected name. Simone Hoogeveen and counsel Pieter de Jong Schouwenburg are noted for their extesive experience of professional liability litigation.