International collaboration

Pels Rijcken is fully equipped to serve clients in international and cross-border matters. Many practice areas of Pels Rijcken are ranked in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500.

Leading Dutch litigation firm

  • Pels Rijcken is the only major Dutch law firm with an explicit focus on litigation
  • Pels Rijcken has a leading Supreme Court litigation practice, handling about one third of all supreme court cases in the Netherlands
  • In all departments litigation is the core business

Trusted advisor to blue chip and mid-market

  • The lawyers of the corporate/M&A practice advises on joint ventures, restructurings, corporate governance and project finance/PPP's
  • We are handling cases with regard to corporate litigation, regulatory and crossborder disputes
  • Our experience in both the corporate and the public domain proves to be instrumental

Well known for state advocacy

  • Pels Rijcken is representing the Dutch government, Dutch Central Bank and other regulators, lower government bodies and other public authorities

HBN Law, law office in the Antilles

Pels Rijcken is internationally active in its cooperative venture with HBN Law. HBN Law's sphere of activity is in the Dutch Caribbean region. In this region HBN Law is the oldest (and largest) law firm and the firm's practice covers civil law and public administrative law.


For more information about the international activities of Pels Rijcken, please contact Willem Heemskerk or René Kiers.