Loyens & Loeff
Publication date
14-11-2017

Awards Worldwide – complete overview

A sample of recent awards and rankings that we have earned.

Results in Chambers Europe

Leading the field in Chambers Europe

Loyens & Loeff holds on to its top ranking position as leading business law firm. In the Tax category, we prolonged our tier 1 ranking in all our Benelux offices. Chambers calls the Loyens & Loeff tax practice Market-leading practice with offering a full range of tax services, focusing particularly on corporate structuring and investment management issues in the financial, energy and real estate sectors. Considerable additional experience in tax litigation, indirect taxation and transfer pricing issues.”. And also clients were highly impressed, stating: “They really know what they are talking about. They really are the number-one firm for tax advice in the Netherlands.” and “Very professional and experienced team with broad knowledge and strong customer focus.” 

In the categories Energy & Natural Resources (Regulatory), Investment Funds, Private Equity, Real Estate and Transportation (Shipping Advisory) our Dutch offices were also awarded a tier 1 ranking. Our Belgium office held on to the tier 1 ranking for Energy. Some quotes from our clients:

Loyens combine a practical, personal approach with high professional standards", “They are a first-tier firm with local roots and knowledge combined with top-notch advice.” and “They are very active in terms of European tax developments and their knowledgeable and proactive contribution is highly appreciated. They are well connected and thereby well informed, which is highly appreciated by investment professionals and authorities."  

Chambers gave our Dutch offices a tier 2 ranking in the categories Banking & Finance, Banking & Finance (Regulatory), Capital Markets (Securitisation), Competition/European Law, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Energy & Natural Resources (Transactional), Healthcare and Public Law (Planning & Environment). Belgium holds on to tier 2 for Banking & Finance  and Real Estate. Our Luxembourg office was again rewarded with a tier 2 ranking for Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution and Investment Funds.

The Chambers Europe Guide is a leading guide to the legal profession, offering evaluations and rankings based on objective research through interviews with lawyers and their clients.

Results in Chambers Global

Good results in Chambers Global

Once again Loyens & Loeff achieved good results in the Chambers Global Guide. Our clients have expressed their satisfaction with our work: “…sharp on the law but he is also creative; he easily thinks out of the box and comes up with innovative, clear solutions to complex legal problems.…” “…He has original ideas on finding solutions to the problems we’re facing.…”, “…an experienced and talented litigation lawyer.…” and “..a great structured finance lawyer who is as experiences as any lawyer in the Netherlands.”. 

Our firm remains a respected player in the industry. In Capital Markets category for Securitisation and Dispute Resolution Loyens & Loeff continued its Tier 2 ranking. In Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Corporate/M&A Loyens & Loeff received a tier 3 position in the Netherlands. Belgium continued their tier 2 position in Banking & Finance. Our Luxembourg office also achieved a tier 2 ranking for Banking & Finance. 

Loyens & Loeff is proud to have many individually ranked advisers.

The Chambers Global Guide is a leading guide that evaluates and ranks legal service providers on the basis of objective research through interviews with lawyers and their clients.

Tier 1 rankings in International Tax Review

Tier 1 rankings in International Tax Review

In the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium our firm received a tier 1 ranking stating we are highly praised by clients and peers. Our new office in Switzerland was ranked tier 3. In addition, several of our female tax advisers were ranked in the ‘Women in Tax Leaders Guide’.                    

For World Tax 2018 our firm received tier 1 rankings for the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Belgium. Our Swiss office was ranked tier 3.

Top scores in the Legal 500

Legal 500

Loyens & Loeff scored very high in the Legal 500. As in previous years, we achieved the highest ranking in the category Tax in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Our new Swiss office also received a tier 1 ranking for Tax. In the categories Mediation, Environment and planning, Food & Beverages, Healthcare & Life sciences, Retail, Investment funds and Real Estate, our Dutch offices once again earned a tier 1 ranking. Our office in Belgium also received a tier 1 ranking for Energy, Food, Retail, EU Regulatory Food and Private Equity. 

Loyens & Loeff maintained its solid position and stays on top of the rankings in almost all categories. Legal 500 said Loyens & Loeff is praised for its: ‘strong and responsive’ tax department, for ‘always going the extra mile to make a transaction happen’ and ‘outstanding knowledge of EU regulatory and food law’ 

Legal 500 publishes reviews and research on legal service providers from more than 100 countries.

Très bon classement pour Loyens & Loeff dans le répertoire IFRL1000

IFLR1000

Loyens & Loeff figure dans le groupe des cabinets d’avocats classé en tête par le répertoire IFRL1000. Notre cabinet a reçu de très bonnes critiques. Un client a dit : “Loyens & Loeff was always the front runner with regard to the real problem. […] Quality-wise they're very good at what they do; they were well ahead of the game.”
  
Le répertoire IFLR1000 regroupe des cabinets d’affaires de premier plan au niveau mondial. Il se fonde sur de nombreuses recherches indépendantes afin de classer et analyser les meilleurs cabinets d’avocats d’affaires agissant dans plus de 100 marchés dans le monde.

Nominé pour les trophées du Financial Times

Financial Times

Loyens and Loeff a été nominé pour les trophées du Financial Times, attribués à L’avocat le plus Novateur dans les catégories suivantes : Finance, Stratégie d’Entreprise et Cabinet le plus Novateur en Europe.

Le seul cabinet du Benelux dans le classement American Lawyer Global 100

American Lawyer Global 100

Loyens & Loeff est, une nouvelle fois, l’unique cabinet d’avocats du Benelux apparaissant dans le classement American Lawyer Global 100. Nous nous classons à la 92e place.

Top position au classement Mergermarket M&A

Mergermarket MA League Tables

Sur base du nombre de transactions traitées, Loyens & Loeff se hisse en seconde position au classement Mergermarket Benelux M&A pour 2015.

 

Top position au classement Overfusies.nl

Overfusies-nl League Tables

Sur base du nombre de transactions traitées, Loyens & Loeff se hisse en seconde position au classement Overfusies.nl pour 2015.

Global Corporate Tax Firm of the Year 2016 Award

Who-s Who Legal

Loyens & Loeff réitère sa position parmi les meilleurs dan Who’s Who Legal. Les experts de la société figurent 26 fois dans le chapitre Corporate Tax de Who's Who Legal.                               

Who’s who Legal n’intègre dans son classement que des éminents juristes de chaque domaine d’expertise, en s’appuyant uniquement sur les résultats d’un processus de recherche mené par un organisme indépendant, qui incluent les impressions des professions libérales, des clients et d’autres spécialistes du secteur.

Toujours à la première place dans le domaine de l’immobilier

Number 1 in real estate

Grâce aux transactions, financement et développement des avocats en droit immobilier, Loyens and Loeff est à la tête du classement de PropertyNL. Nous sommes également premiers dans le secteur financier.

Shortlisted for the Lawyer Awards

the Lawyer Awards

Loyens & Loeff was nominated for The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards in the category “Best change management programme”.

À nouveau n°1 au top 100 de Incompany Satisfaction Clients

Incompany Customer Satisfaction

our la deuxième année consécutive, avec un score de 7,55, Loyens & Loeff arrive premier au classement 2014 du Incompany 100 Award dans la catégorie "Customer Satisfaction" pour le secteur des fonctions juridiques (Avocats et Notaires). Incompany 100 mène la plus importante enquête indépendante de satisfaction clients auprès de prestataires de services aux Pays-Bas. Cette enquête est menée chaque année dans neuf marchés de services distincts.

Nos clients sont particulièrement satisfaits du courant de communication avec leurs personnes de contact (7,81), de la précision (7,77) et de la valeur ajoutée (7,77) de nos prestations. Concernant l’aspect "intégrité", notre cabinet a obtenu un score de 7,58 et nos clients déclarent que Loyens & Loeff met effectivement l’intérêt de ses clients au centre de ses préoccupations.

Nommé Meilleur Employeur dans le domaine des prestataires de service aux entreprises

Best Employer

Une étude menée par Effectory a fait apparaître Loyens & Loeff Netherlands comme Meilleur Employeur dans le secteur des prestataires de services aux entreprises.

Nos employés nous attribuent une note de 8.3, ce qui montre l’ampleur de la satisfaction générale au sein de Loyens & Loeff. Effectory laisse également entendre que Loyens & Loeff a très bien été noté dans tous les domaines majeurs de l’étude.

Très bon score aux Best Lawyers des Pays-Bas

Best Lawyers

Seize avocats de Loyens & Loeff ont été nominés dans diverses catégories lors de la cérémonie des Best Lawyers 2016 aux Pays-Bas. Plusieurs avocats de notre cabinet y ont d’ailleurs reçu une récompense, notamment celle intitulée « Lawyer of the Year » dans les catégories « Real Estate Law » (droit immobilier) et « Regulatory Law » (droit réglementaire).Du fait du grand nombre de ses nominations dans la plupart des catégories, Loyens & Loeff s’est également vu primé en tant que « Top Listed Law Firm » (cabinet le plus nominé).

 

L’un des cabinets d’avocats les plus attractifs pour les étudiants


Lors de la dernière édition de l’étude Universum’s Most Attractive Employers (sur les employeurs les plus attractifs), dont le classement se base sur le talent des étudiants aux Pays-Bas, Loyens & Loeff a été classé 2e dans la catégorie juridique.

Top ranked in Chambers HNW Guide

Top ranked in Chambers HNW Guide

In the Netherlands our firm received a tier 1 ranking from the HNW Guide in Private Wealth law. Notable practitioners are civil law notaries Guido Derckx and Pieter van Onzenoort. Clients state on Pieter van Onzenoort that he “is one of the few notaries practising in the international context” and “the leading notary in the Netherlands for private individuals”. Guido Derckx is described as “bright and approachable” and is a hugely respected tax expert maintaining a broad practice.

TP Week top tier rankings

TP Week top tier rankings

For World Transfer Pricing 2018 our firm received a tier 1 ranking for the Netherlands. Our offices in Luxembourg, Belgium and Switzerland received tier 2 rankings.

First place in MT100

MT100

Loyens & Loeff won first place again in the category Legal & Notarial of the MT100.

Trend Awards Belgium

Trend Awards

Loyens & Loeff won again the “Best Employment Law Firm” awards for Belgium. The Trends Legal Awards represent the ultimate recognition of excellence in the Belgian legal community.

Most attractive law firm to work for among students

Universum

In the latest edition of Universum’s Most Attractive Employers ranking based on student talent in the Netherlands, Loyens & Loeff was again the most popular firm among law students. Furthermore we were ranked 3rd in the category ‘Law’ of most popular employers.