De belangrijkste jaarlijkse internationale rankings voor advocaten zijn enige tijd terug weer verschenen: Chambers en Legal 500. Ook dit jaar krijgt het mediateam van Kennedy Van der Laan weer de hoogst mogelijke rankings in beide gidsen in de categorie Media en Entertainment Law.
Legal 500 plaatst het Kennedy Van der Laan mediateam in 2021 weer in tier one en zegt:
The media and IP team at Kennedy Van der Laan stands out for its expertise in internet-related litigation, defamation, copyright and media regulation. Its client roster includes top Dutch and international TV and radio broadcasters, production companies, newspapers, magazine and book publishers, social media companies and political parties. Head of practice Jens van den Brink is a media litigator with a focus on matters relating to free speech, copyright and digital issues. Counsel Christien Wildeman handles defamation and copyright litigation.
In de individuele rankings plaatste Legal500 Jens van den Brink in de categorie ‘Leading Individual’ en Christien Wildeman als ‘Next Generation Partner’.
Ook Chambers 2021 plaatst het mediateam in de hoogste ranking, band 1, en zegt:
Outstanding practice covering all aspects of IT, outsourcing, media and data protection. Remains highly sought after for its expertise in IT contracts and cloud services agreement negotiations, as well as advising on the establishment of new platforms. The media practice benefits from a varied clientele of publishers, newspapers, broadcasters and digital media companies to attract roles on a range of often highly publicised disputes, including advertising disputes. Acts on a variety of data protection mandates, spanning from compliance to investigation proceedings involving sensitive personal data.
Jens van den Brink is regarded as “one of the top lawyers in this area.” He maintains a broad media practice encompassing advertising litigation, piracy claims and requests to remove documentary productions, as well as non-contentious matters, such as contractual negotiations and establishing new broadcast companies. One client calls him “the go-to lawyer for media cases.”
Christien Wildeman has extensive experience assisting Dutch publishers and newspapers with publication disputes, as well as with privacy questions and criminal law matters. She also handles misleading advertising disputes. One client hails her as an “excellent lawyer and a great team player.”
Chambers plaatst Christien en Jens individueel in respectievelijk band 2 en 1.
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