AKD ranked among best law firms and lawyers worldwide in Chambers Global 2021

February 18, 2021 | News

AKD is ranked in four practice areas and that Chambers recognises five of AKD’s partners as leading lawyers in their field.

Chambers and Partners has released its Chambers Global 2021 edition. We are pleased to share AKD is ranked in four practice areas and that Chambers recognises five of AKD’s partners as leading lawyers in their field.

Practice areas
The ranked practice areas are Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright and International & Cross-Border Transactions.

Leaders in their field

Carlos Pita Cao – Band 3 Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

Carlos Pita Cao's remit encompasses acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures. His client list spans shipping and technology companies, as well as the food and beverage industry. Market commentators extol his ability in multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Nathalie van Woerkom – Band 2 Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

“Nathalie van Woerkom is active on both the buy and sell sides, acting on behalf of both companies and shareholders. Her sense of perspective is hailed by clients, one stating that "she knows how to distinguish well between key issues and minor issues."

Patrick Haas – Band 4 Dispute Resolution

“Patrick Haas assists a clientele drawn from sectors as disparate as automotive and banking with cartel cases, liability claims and financial disputes. Sources recognise his work acting for plaintiffs on class action cases.”

Roderick Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht – Up and Coming Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright

“Roderick Chalmers Hoynck van Papendrecht 's caseload features copyright and trade mark disputes, in addition to counterfeit claims. His user-friendly manner is cited by clients, one calling him a "great communicator," before explaining: "He is able to explain complicated concepts in a clear and concise manner."

Peter Claassen – Band 4 Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright

“Peter Claassen offers notable experience in anti-counterfeiting and trade mark cases before domestic and European courts. Market commentators mention his ingenuity, one calling him "a very creative lawyer" and adding: "I'm always impressed by his argumentation."

About Chambers and Partners
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