Pels Rijcken heeft ook dit jaar prachtige resultaten behaald in Chambers Global 2021. Voor Dispute Resolution hebben wij onze Band 1-positie wederom behouden.
Daarnaast zijn wij trots op de persoonlijke rankings van onze advocaten: Willem Heemskerk is wederom gerankt in Band 1 bij Dispute Resolution. Hans van Wijk is nog steeds Foreign expert for Dutch Caribbean. Martijn Scheltema, één van de meest vooraanstaande advocaten op het gebied van business human rights, heeft zijn Band 1-ranking bij Business Human Rights behouden. Ten slotte is Sikke Kingma gerankt in Band 3 bij Intellectual Property.
Willem Heemskerk is described by interviewees as "an excellent lawyer who has a sharp and bright mind." He represents defendants from the transport and banking sectors in class actions. A client lauds him as an "excellent advocate who is very strong strategically."
Hans van Wijk is a highly regarded Supreme Court litigator, with notable experience of matters involving the Dutch Caribbean. One interviewee enthuses: "His legal advice when it comes to litigation in the Dutch Caribbean is indispensable."
Hailed as "a top constitutional lawyer in the Netherlands," Martijn Scheltema of Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn N.V. is a prominent figure in the business and human rights space. He advises advises various state departments on human rights-related policy and legislation. In addition to establishing binding dispute resolution mechanisms, he also represents the Dutch state in high-profile appeals before the Supreme Court. A source says that "the depth of his knowledge is phenomenal," adding: "He is an absolute delight to work, with a very solid, strong legal brain."
Sikke Kingma assists international corporates and state bodies with IP disputes before the Supreme Court. Clients appreciate his work in the court of cassation, one observing that "his Supreme Court advice was of stellar quality, thorough and covering all the angles."