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Eversheds Sutherlands (Netherlands) B.V.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 5

Eversheds Sutherland B.V.

The ‘outstanding’ practice at Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V. is frequently involved in cross-border work. Rob Faasen, who brings ‘deep experience, outstanding judgement, great business and phenomenal leadership to the table’, assisted Westrock with the Dutch aspects of its global divestment of various of its packaging and dispensing activities. Tom van Wijngaarden and practice head Miriam van Ee are also recommended.

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Employment - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland B.V.

The ‘proactive, first-rate’ team at Eversheds Sutherlands (Netherlands) B.V. is ‘solution-oriented’ while being ‘cognisant of the human element’ of employment matters. Wijnand Blom successfully represented A.O. Smith in a pension liability matter. The ‘accurate, hands-on’ Ingrid van Berkel is ‘an empathetic listener who provides sound advice’; the ‘very knowledgeable, astuteSimon Tan heads the group.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland B.V.

Quick, pragmatic’ property expert Paul Goedvolk and finance specialist Matthijs Bolkenstein head Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.’s practice, which is noted for its ‘strong industry knowledge and personal approach’. The duo advised Signal Capital Partners on its €93m acquisition of Lynus Office Portfolio from Savills Fund Management. Other clients include Ivy Group and Montea.

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Netherlands: Banking and finance

Borrower side
Banking and finance: Borrower side - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland B.V.

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.’s practice is often instructed on cross-border acquisition financings, including corporate lending and real estate financing. Practice head Matthijs Bolkenstein and corporate partner Tom van Wijngaarden advised Aurelius Group on the Dutch aspects of the financing of its acquisition of Office Depot. The team includes associate Lucas Lustermans.

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Netherlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Eversheds Sutherland B.V.

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Netherlands: Energy

Energy: Regulatory - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland B.V.

Renewable energy is the key strength of Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.’s department. Miriam van Ee and Michel Chatelin acted for clients including Enduris and Infinergy. They also acted for Infinergy on a wind project on Tata Steel premises. Rob Faasen and Matthijs Bolkenstein are also recommended.

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Energy: Transactional - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland B.V.

Global Solar Investments, BeGreen and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy are among the clients of Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.’s practice, which is led by Miriam van Ee. Rob Faasen is also recommended.

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