Kennedy Van der Laan ook in 2019 in rank 1 in Chambers en Legal 500 voor Media en Entertainment

De  belangrijkste jaarlijkse internationale rankings voor advocaten zijn weer verschenen; Chambers en Legal 500. Ook dit jaar krijgt het mediateam van Kennedy Van der Laan weer de hoogst mogelijke rankings in deze gidsen in de categorie Media en Entertainment Law. Ook onze Tech en Privacy teams zijn in beide gidsen weer in rank 1 ingedeeld.

Legal 500

De Legal 500 2019 plaatst het KVdL mediateam in tier one en zegt: Kennedy Van der Laan has a full spectrum of media knowledge‘ and a ‘clear understanding of ethical issues in media reporting and the EU regulations protecting press reporting’. Team head Jens Van den Brink is a smart negotiator and his strategic advice is outstanding. His team brings all aspects you might seek in a media desk. All are great to work with’. Emiel Jurjens is also well rated, especially on account of his track record of winning cases. Counsel Christien Wildeman acts for De Persgroep and is known for her defamation expertise. The team acted for NOS, RTL, and De Persgroep in proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights concerning access to state-held information on the MH17 plane crash.

Legal500 noemt Jens verder individueel als ‘Leading individual’ en Christien als ‘Next Generation Lawyer’.

Chambers

Chambers 2019 plaatst het mediateam in band 1 en zegt:

“The firm takes the lead when it comes to innovation, combining extensive knowledge about new technologies with legal knowledge about the risks and possibilities,” states one source.

Jens van den Brink acts for a diverse client roster consisting of publishing and social media companies. His prowess in defamation mandates is emphasised by commentators, one source calling him “the perfect lawyer for freedom of speech.” “He’s very quick in understanding the issues and gives practical advice,” states another interviewee.

Christien Wildeman  acts for broadcasters, newspapers and publishers in media disputes before Dutch and European courts. She has experience in cases that test the relationship between defamation, privacy and freedom of expression.

Chambers plaatst Christien en Jens individueel in respectievelijk band 2 en 1.

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