Amsterdam

Beethovenplein 10
1077 WM Amsterdam
The Netherlands

P.O. Box 75640
1070 AP Amsterdam

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Christian Neefestraat 2
1077 WW Amsterdam

 

Amsterdam

Our Amsterdam office was founded over 100 years ago. First located in the historic centre of Amsterdam, we are now based in its modern business heart in the southern part of the city.

With around 190 lawyers, including 38 partners, our Amsterdam office is counted among the most prominent firms in the Netherlands servicing clients across the Benelux and around the world. We strive to be business partners with our clients while maintaining strong academic ties to many of the Netherlands' top universities.

Our clients range from multinational and national corporations and financial institutions to state organisations and other public authorities. We handle their transactions, disputes and projects across a broad spectrum of sectors including energy, financial institutions, real estate and construction, industrials and chemicals, retail and consumer goods, information technology and telecommunications.

Board

  • Derk Lemstra Managing Partner Amsterdam
    • derk.lemstrastibbe.comE-mail me
    • T. +31 20 546 03 50
  • David Orobio de Castro Partner Amsterdam
    • david.orobiodecastrostibbe.comE-mail me
    • T. +31 20 546 01 65

Market recognition

Chambers Award 2018

Netherlands Law Firm of the Year

"Well composed, legally thorough and with a good insight into the strategic consequences of litigation," as well as showing "great responsiveness."

Chambers Europe 2018, Dispute resolution chapter
European M&A Awards 2018

Benelux M&A Legal Adviser of the Year

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