Pels Rijcken once again achieved great results in this year's Chambers Global. For Dispute Resolution we were again ranked in Band 1, the highest Band.
We are also proud of the personal rankings of our lawyers: Willem Heemskerk is again ranked in Band 1 for Dispute Resolution. Hans van Wijk is still Foreign expert for Dutch Caribbean. Martijn Scheltema, one of the leading lawyers in the field of Business Human Rights, has also maintained his Band 1 ranking in Business Human Rights. Sikke Kingma is ranked in Band 3 for Intellectual Property. Wemmeke Wisman is ranked for the first time this year in Band 4 for Dispute Resolution.
Willem Heemskerk (Dispute Resolution, Band 1): “One interviewee praises him for his procedural knowledge, while a client enthuses that he is always sharp as a knife, but friendly as a priest."
Hans van Wijk (Dispute Resolution, Foreign expert Dutch Caribbean): “Very skilful and thorough lawyer, who is pleasant to work with and who manages to have a keen overall view of several procedural and substantive strands of law."
Martijn Scheltema (Business & Human Rights Law - Global Market Leaders, Band 1): “Martijn Scheltema is very respected in the human rights world. One interviewee notes that Scheltema is extremely bright and articulated, adding: He is still the go-to person in Europe."
Sikke Kingma (Intellectual Property, Band 3): “Sikke Kingma of Pels Rijcken is particularly well known for handling IP disputes before the Supreme Court. He frequently assists with copyright infringement matters, as well as disputes concerning copyright tariffs. Sikke Kingma has notable experience representing public sector clients in litigation concerning the EU Copyright Directive."
Wemmeke Wisman (Dispute Resolution, Band 4 NEW): “She is knowledgeable and responsive and provides a high standard of quality," and "strategic and highly valuable advice in every stage of a case."
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