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Van Doorne is a full-service leading independent Dutch law firm. With around 175 lawyers, Van Doorne has been advising clients for almost 90 years in a broad range of legal expertise. The firm's lawyers are internationally recognised as leading experts, both in their area of practice and industries in which they operate. Van Doorne also has an extensive world wide network of other leading, independent firms. This enables the firm to shift gear fast anywhere around the world to provide clients with advice and assistance, without being bound to any firm.

Van Doorne's mission is to empower people and organisations and to work on responsible, permanent solutions together, something that is reflected throughout the company. From the way in which lawyers work together to the idealistic organisations that they and the firm supports.

Van Doorne reaches further and yet stays close. That is, first and foremost, a promise the firm makes to clients but it is also something it promises to existing lawyers and new talent.

The firm is proud of its Dutch client base, which comprises large and medium-sized companies, banks, insurance companies, (quasi) governmental institutions and Dutch subsidiaries of foreign enterprises. Van Doorne is also well known for its international practice, serving a large number of international clients, particularly from the UK and the US. The majority of transactional work earned outby the banking and corporate team (including tax) is cross border. The independent status of Van Doorne provides it with a great opportunity to work with the best-equipped law firms in other countries. For that purpose, over the past decades, the firm has maintained close working relationships with leading law firms in all important jurisdictions. Van Doorne strongly believes in the advantage to be able to instruct, and receive instructions from, top firms in other jurisdictions for international transactions.

Van Doorne works for prominent Dutch and international companies, business and financial service providers, semi-public organisations and government institutions. Van Doorne aims to maintain long-term relationships with its clients. The firm has been working with most of them for years now, and that is something it is very proud of.

For more information:

https://www.vandoorne.com/en/van-doorne-international/

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