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Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

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Banking and finance: Borrower side
Banking and finance: Borrower side - ranked: tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.'s practice is known for its sector expertise in renewable energy and real estate, with work in the latter steadily increasing in the last year. Practice heads Matthijs Bolkenstein  and recently promoted partner Lucas Lustermans advised Alfanar Co on the financing of a solar plant in Egypt and handled a similar project, also in Egypt, for Scatec. Wouter Folkers, formerly a senior associate with the firm, is now with Dutch development bank FMO.

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

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V. undertakes a range of mid-market and global transactions, especially in the renewable energy market and is noted for its trans-border network. 'Great communicator and great lawyer' Rob Faasen and Miriam van Ee are noted senior partners together with Tom van Wijngaarden who advised Incyte on its acquisition of a 20% share in Merus. Wijngaarden also advised on a collaboration agreement between the parties regarding bispecific antibody research programmes. The team made a number of new hires including associate Laila Kouchi, who joined from DLA Piper.

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Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 5

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

At Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V., the practice has developed a reputation for its guidance and assistance with international cartel investigations in the energy and maritime industries. It has additional expertise in public procurement law, litigation and merger control matters within the technology, retail and healthcare sectors. Michel Chatelin heads the practice, which includes senior associate Eline van Nimwegen.

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Employment - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

The Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V. practice has an impressive roster of international clients, especially those based in the US. Its expertise spans HR matters, M&A-related work and contentious cases. It advises Pentair on all its employment matters including dismissal cases, and the effects of reorganisations and works council involvements. Ingrid van Berkel in Rotterdam and Wijnand Blom in Amsterdam co-head the group. Simon Tan left the team to join Ploum.

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Energy: regulatory
Energy: regulatory - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

The Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V. team, headed by Miriam van Ee, and Michel Chatelin, specialises in structuring energy projects which includes advising on the regulatory side of M&A and finance transactions especially in the wind, solar, and biomass areas. It acted for Eneco before the Enterprise Agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate regarding the rejection of a subsidy request for a 14MW solar park in the municipality of Dongen.

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Energy: transactional
Energy: transactional - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

Miriam van Ee heads the practice at Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.  which handles M&A and finance transactions in the energy sector, including advising on alternative energies. van Ee led the team advising Stichting Groenfonds and DE-on regarding a woody biomass heating project of BeGreen, advice which included financing and all transactional documents. Michel Chatelin is also a key member of the team.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

Paul Goedvolk, who heads the Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V. team, advises national and international clients on commercial property matters together with refinancings and has a focus on the renewable energy market. Banking and finance partner Matthijs Bolkenstein and senior associate Annette Relou are notable practitioners. The team advised the Dutch subsidiary of Iron Mountain on the expansion of its data centre presence in Europe, through acquisitions in two locations.

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