Chambers Europe 2016 – Health Care – Band 3

What the team is known for: Represents the developers of medical products in complex litigation proceedings. Noteworthy expertise advising healthcare institutions on mergers and joint ventures. Also offers experience of medical discipline and medical liability cases, as well as assisting with investments in the healthcare sector.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
“What the lawyers deliver is always good; you really feel the additional worth they bring.”
Work highlights
Advised the Prinses Máxima Centre for Child Oncology on corporate governance, building a new hospital and co-operation with UMC Utrecht.

Defended Vereniging van Zorgaanbieders voor Zorgcommunicatie against a claim that states that the current set-up of its electronic patient files system is unlawful and breaches privacy laws.

Notable practitioners
Fenna van Dijk assisted BovenIJ Ziekenhuis with the restructuring of its corporate relationship with medical specialists. One client said: “She is very hands-on, practical and quick with her answers.” She often advises clients on the corporate aspects of healthcare law, including the governance of institutions.

Significant clients: VUmc, Ambulance Amsterdam, EPIC, Certis, Syngenta.