Legal 500 writes:
The team at independent Dutch firm Ekelmans Advocaten – Insurance & Corporate has ‘clout and extensive specialist knowledge’. The team has strong connections with Dutch insurers and has recently been particularly active in healthcare insurance, specifically matters relating to Covid-19, as well as handling a caseload that also includes claims relating to professional liability, D&O liability and general liability. The practice is led by Hanco Arnold. Key lawyer, Jan Ekelmans, is regarded for his litigation capacity, regularly acting on coverage disputes, and is experienced in healthcare, aviation and professional liability claims. Daan Spoormans, who was recently promoted to partner, is an experienced litigator, and associate Fleur van Kersbergen regularly represents insurance companies and insured in disputes, with specific expertise in professional liability.
Quotes from our clients:
‘(..) the office has clout and extensive specialist knowledge’
‘Frank Schaaf is an absolute leader with massive knowledge in both the local and foreign insurance markets. A very strong and reliable lawyer.’
‘Daan Spoormans – Young, innovative and high knowledge’.
‘Fleur Van Kersbergen is the “go to lawyer” for professional liability matters as well as a perfect option for cross border issues or international clients doing business in The Netherlands.’
‘Ekelmans and Astrid van Noort are heads on, proactive and highly professional.’
‘Jan Ekelmans is an excellent litigator, with a good sense of humour.’
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