Kennedy Van der Laan: Netherlands

Kennedy Van der Laan: Netherlands


Kennedy Van der Laan is a full-service law firm based in Amsterdam, with clients around the world. With around 100 attorneys, we have a proven track record as a trusted legal partner in the field of technology, finance & insurance, media, fashion & retail, health care & the public sector and real estate & construction. Within these areas, we have a broad clientele and we serve the full spectrum from start-ups to listed multinationals. Kennedy Van der Laan has been a prominent independent law firm in the Netherlands for many years, building its own legacy.

The law is our comfort zone and the quality of our services is key. Our vision on innovation reaches further than that. That is why we keep on exploring smart solutions, new ways of co-creation, knowledge sharing and pricing. In close consultation with our business partners, we are continuously developing new legal solutions for our clients. When it comes to legal tech we are among the leading law firms in the European market.

We have in-house specialists who work both within their own expertise and in multidisciplinary teams to serve our clients best and we are constantly looking to improve our way of working. We combine strong legal advice with an informal working environment, both within the firm and externally with our clients, which is appreciated by our clients. The majority of our top 20 clients has been with us since of our law firm was established in 1992.

We look for the shortest way to a solution and reduce complexity. We speak the language of our clients and are realistic and open about the chances of success. We advise in a clear and practical way, try to prevent escalation, but act decisively when it comes to litigation.

We have a great love for art. We run our business with an eye for sustainability, for our direct environment, and for problems in society. We also feel responsible for our staff and clients.

In sum, Kennedy Van der Laan is a smart law firm without losing sight of the human factor.

Practice areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial
  • Competition / European Law
  • Construction
  • Corporate Governance
  • Employment
  • Healthcare
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance & Liability
  • Intellectual Property
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation & Arbitration (Dispute Resolution)
  • Media
  • Mediation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Outsourcing
  • Personal Data Privacy / Data Protection
  • Private Equity
  • Public Law
  • Public Procurement
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Telecommunications

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