He specialises in healthcare and (European) procurement and competition law. He advises parties in the healthcare sector and frequently acts for them in legal proceedings. His clients include health insurers, (cure and care) healthcare institutions, medical profession enterprises, branch associations and healthcare entrepreneurs. Thanks to his medical background, Tom is very knowledgeable on healthcare and the healthcare sector, which is a great help when representing the legal interests of clients. Tom is co-chair of the Healthcare team and member of the Life Sciences Team.

Tom is also very well known for his procurement expertise. He is a highly sought after advisor, representing a broad spectrum of clients in several sectors, such as infrastructure (including hydraulic engineering), healthcare, governments and tech. Tom assists his clients frequently in legal proceedings.

He also lectures regularly and often publishes on healthcare topics and (European) procurement and competition law in professional journals.

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Medicine, University of Maastricht, 2008
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Dutch law, University of Maastricht, 2004

What others say

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"Tom looks to solve complex problems."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2023)
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Tom van Helmond named "Leading individual" in Industry Focus: Healthcare and Life Sciences
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Tom van Helmond named "Practice head" in Industry Focus: Healthcare and Life Sciences
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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‘Tom van Helmond leads a team of aspiring young lawyers and manages the team professionally’
Legal 500 - EMEA (2023)
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Tom van Helmond is Band 2 ranked for Healthcare
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2023)
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Tom van Helmond is Band 2 ranked for Healthcare
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2022)
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‘Tom van Helmond is proactive, a strategic thinker and an excellent writer’.
Legal 500 - EMEA (2022)
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Tom van Helmond is involved and is able to steer issues in the right direction. Good results.
Legal 500 - EMEA (2020)
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"Tom van Helmond is involved and is able to steer issues in the right direction. Good results."
Legal 500 - EMEA (2020)
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Commentators declare that Tom van Helmond has a "strong reputation as the lawyer of healthcare insurers. " He represents Dutch healthcare insurers in contentious matters. Van Helmond additionally advises medical devices companies on contractual matters and procurement disputes.
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2020)
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"Sources appreciate his leadership as well as his "consistent performance and knowledge of the market."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2019)
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"Clients describe Tom van Helmond as a "calm" and "analytical" lawyer who 'delivers good results.' One source notes: 'Van Helmond knows the healthcare sector very well. Due to his medical background, he knows how to approach the case and also sees the essence of our interests'."
Chambers & Partners - Europe (2018)
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Tom van Helmond

Partner - Attorney at Law

tom.van.helmond@loyensloeff.com

Amsterdam

Dutch, English

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Tom van Helmond, attorney at law, is a member of the Competition & Regulatory practice group and chairman of the Healthcare team.

He specialises in healthcare and (European) procurement and competition law. He advises parties in the healthcare sector and frequently acts for them in legal proceedings. His clients include health insurers, (cure and care) healthcare institutions, medical profession enterprises, branch associations and healthcare entrepreneurs. Thanks to his medical background, Tom is very knowledgeable on healthcare and the healthcare sector, which is a great help when representing the legal interests of clients. Tom is co-chair of the Healthcare team and member of the Life Sciences Team.

Tom is also very well known for his procurement expertise. He is a highly sought after advisor, representing a broad spectrum of clients in several sectors, such as infrastructure (including hydraulic engineering), healthcare, governments and tech. Tom assists his clients frequently in legal proceedings.

He also lectures regularly and often publishes on healthcare topics and (European) procurement and competition law in professional journals.