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Chambers Global 2019

​Chambers & Partners has recently published the Chambers Global 2019 edition. Six of our firm's Partners have been individually recognized as "Leading Lawyers in their Field".

They are recommended in the following four practice areas: Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property. Our lawyers are described as being precise, dedicated, accessible, responsive and highly knowledgeable.

We warmly thank our clients for providing their feedback with Chambers & Partners – a beautiful recognition of the efforts of our lawyers.

Individual Recommendations


Carlos Pita Cao – Band 3 Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

Clients praise him for his "extensive knowledge and solid commercial awareness in combination with strong negotiation skills".


Vincent Bettonville - Banking & Finance – Foreign expert for USA


Hubert André-Dumont (Belgium) – Foreign expert for Congo Democratic Republic of Congo

Hubert André-Dumont of AKD is particularly active in French-speaking Western and Central Africa. He has extensive experience advising on corporate matters in the mining industry.


Nathalie van Woerkom – Band 2 Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

Nathalie van Woerkom  is widely recognised as a "very strong M&A lawyer" who "engenders a lot of confidence in the client." She regularly acts for Dutch clients and domestic private equity houses, and advised De Hoge Dennen Capital on the sale of Temployment Participaties to Pay For People.


Patrick Haas – Band 4 Dispute Resolution

Clients describe Patrick Haas  as a "calm and composed" lawyer, while others value his "responsive and thorough" approach.He focuses on corporate disputes, directors' liability and corporate governance. He assisted Labaton Sucharow with the incorporation of Stichting Volkswagen Car Claim as a non-profit foundation to represent car owners in claims against VW following the emissions scandal.

Peter Claassen – Band 3 Intellectual Property

Department head Peter Claassen  acts for clients on contentious trade mark and IP enforcement matters, recently advising clothing retailer The Sting on actions against counterfeiting parties.

About Chambers & Partners

Since 1999, Chambers have been researching the legal markets of over 180 countries, identifying the leading lawyers and law firms worldwide through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients. Chambers assess client service, technical legal ability, Commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, value for money and depth of team: ensuring strong support at all levels. Click here to read more about Chambers' methodology.


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