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Law Firm in the Netherlands specialised in Insurance

We know that as an insurer, intermediary or reinsurer you are acting in a world that is unpredictable. And a world that changes faster and faster. Our insurance specialists know all the ins and outs of your industry. They stand firmly by your commercial interests and can assist you anywhere in the world. Many of our lawyers have a background in the insurance world themselves. Therefore they know how complex your industry can be. We assist both non-life and life insurers and enterprises such as transport companies, leasing companies, manufacturers, real estate companies and public entities. We are there to support you, in the Netherlands and abroad. Our goal is the result that best fits your organization.

"CMS gives very quick and thorough advice with consideration to legal timelines and commerciality."

Chambers Europe, 2023

"Specialists in warranty and indemnity claims with experts also on tax."

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2023

"The team I work with is highly qualified and, perhaps even more important, accessible."

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2023

"Strong team covering the areas of insurance law, regulation and data protection, which makes it well-equipped for an agile development of new insurance products."

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

"Experienced in providing specialist Dutch law advice in line with the London market, which differentiates them from their competitors."

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2022

The team is "pragmatic and has a keen eye for solutions."

Chambers Europe, 2022

"They have a good international network what really works."

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

CMS has the strength of having its own offices in many countries with the right specialist on board.

Chambers Europe 2021

"This is one of the biggest liability and insurance teams in the market. They combine great knowledge with a pragmatic approach. A very flexible team that is not focused on the billable hours, but on the result for their clients. This team also believes in knowledge sharing and also organises many great events each year to share their experiences for free with all parties interested."

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020
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