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

Van Doorne
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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 Directors & Officers liability and insurance law.
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 is a member of the Advisory Committee on Insurance of the Dutch Bar Association.

Annemieke invariably appears on the ‘recommended lists’ of leading directories such as Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500.


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.


Dutch Corporate Litigation Association, Dutch Association for Insurance Science.


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 integrated insurance group sits within its dispute resolution practice. It is well regarded for its expertise in financial insurance products, including professional indemnity, D&O, W&I, and for its strength in cyber insurance. In the professional negligence space, it acts for civil law notaries, attorneys at law and tax lawyers in malpractice claims on behalf of insurers. Annemieke Hendrikse handles national and international disputes, acting for insurers, and directors of companies and non-profits, including housing corporations and healthcare institutions. Walter Hendriksen is another key name.