Commercial Litigation

In today’s globalised and heavily regulated economy, your organisation is increasingly exposed to commercial litigation. Our commercial litigation specialists have extensive experience to support and represent you in proceedings before the civil courts and arbitration tribunals as well as in mediation proceedings.


Commercial disputes

Loyens & Loeff’s commercial litigation team deals with various commercial disputes, arising in the context of contracts:

  • Cooperation contracts
  • Research & Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Purchasing and sales
  • General terms and conditions
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Agency and franchising
  • Advertisement
  • Outsourcing
  • Privacy protection

Commercial law

We advise on a wide variety of commercial contracts (such as distribution, agency and franchising, Manufacturing contracts, sale and purchase agreements and general terms and conditions), product liability, life sciences, construction and engineering.

The main areas of focus within commercial law are:

  • Commercial contracts
  • Product liability and recall
  • Distribution, agency and franchising
  • Life sciences
  • Construction and engineering

We also represent our clients in disputes in these areas in national and international litigation as well as before arbitral tribunals.

Our industry focus

Loyens & Loeff’s commercial litigation team represents Dutch as well as foreign clients active in various industries, such as finance, energy, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food & beverages, ports, transport, real estate, ICT and public services.

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Recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters between the EU and the UK after Brexit.
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