CMS Netherlands

With two offices in the Netherlands, CMS Netherlands has the depth of resource to ensure end-to-end delivery on both international and national instructions. We work in partnership with national and international businesses, from multinationals to start-ups, to meet their business objectives, deliver projects and close deals.

We combine global reach and perspective with local roots to serve clients at every stage of their development. We aim to have a real understanding of clients' businesses, sectors, motivations and ambition through which we form lasting relationships where we genuinely advise our clients -not simply execute instructions. Being immersed in the industry sectors our clients operate in is at the heart of what we do. Our focus is on delivering measurable results - not just opinions.

We a full-service firm covering a broad range of practice areas and sector groups.
CMS Netherlands is consistently recognized by renowned legal directories such as Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. To highlight a few accolades:

- Legal 500 – Dispute Resolution: Mediation recognized as Tier 1 practice in the Netherlands, 2018.
- Legal 500 – Industry focus: Healthcare & Lifesciences recognized as Tier 2 practice in the Netherlands, 2018.
- Legal 500 – Real Estate recognized as Tier 2 practice in the Netherlands, 2018.
- Clients praise the "hands-on, no-nonsense, hard-working team," which is "dedicated with many different specialisms." Chambers Europe 2018, Corporate/M&A.
- With ‘good industry knowledge’ and ‘a positive outlook’, CMS’ department provides ‘useful, to-the-point advice’. Legal500 2018, Energy
- CMS has ‘outstanding knowledge of, and experience in, a wide range of IP matters’. Legal500 2018, IP.
- Impressed clients say that "the team is excellent and very accessible." Chambers Europe 2018, Real Estate.
- A client praises the team for its "out-of-the-box thinking, great legal knowledge, clear answers and depth of resources." Chambers Europe 2018, Restructuring & Insolvency.

Recent Firm News & Legal Updates

Legal Update

With cars increasingly linked to the internet and 7% of the 8.5 million cars in the Netherlands currently connected, the Dutch Data Protection Authority has announced that it will lay down new rules on the ownership and use of travel data, including certain data collected and used by car manufacturers.

WLG Collaborations

Martika Jonk of CMS Netherlands is providing local corporate advice to a Locke Lord client on a proposed venture investment in a Dutch company.

WLG Collaborations

On January 30, 2018, Refresco Group N.V. completed its USD 1.25-billion cash acquisition of Cott Corp.’s bottling activities (Cott Beverages).

Firm Offices in Member Jurisdiction

Netherlands

Amsterdam
Utrecht

Firm Offices in Other Jurisdictions

Europe

Belgium, Brussels

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International Corporate Transactions
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Katja van Kranenburg-Hanspians + 31 20 3016402 katja.vankranenburg@cms-dsb.com
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Privacy & Data Protection
Katja van Kranenburg-Hanspians + 31 20 3016402 katja.vankranenburg@cms-dsb.com