Houthoff is one of the leading law firms in the Netherlands and it has developed to a strong international organization. Houthoff emphasizes the importance of going the extra mile for its clients as its brand promise “Going Beyond” expresses. Their help has been of great importance for the Leiden University team at the Willem C. Vis Moot for many years and the team of 2019 is excited for the cooperation to continue. From the firm, Marielle Koppenol-Laforce, Thomas Stouten, Matthew Brown and Suzanne Landheer offer their invaluable help in coaching the Leiden team.
Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands and is widely held as one of Europe’s leading research universities. Its law school, in particular, often places high in international rankings. The law school has strong international roots and has not only focused on research, but also helped train many generations of legal professionals.
Leiden University has had a team participate in the Willem C. Vis Moot for almost ten years and its cooperation with Houthoff has proved to be a very effective arrangement. The university’s support for the team has been an integral part of the team’s participation in the moot and will hopefully lead to success in the moot of 2019.
The RvA has a leading position in the resolution of construction disputes in the Netherlands due to its expertise. Its arbitrators and employees strive to improve the RvA’s service. The unique combination of technical and legal expertise the RvA possesses on construction ensures that construction disputes are resolved quickly, efficiently and at a reasonable cost.
Loyens & Loeff is excellently positioned to coordinate international tax and legal matters. It has its own network of offices in major financial centres, staffed with specialists in Dutch, Belgian, Luxembourg and Swiss law. Through these offices, its clients have access to Loyens & Loeff’s full-service legal expertise in their own time zone. Its office network is complemented by several country desks all of which are experienced in structuring investments all over the world. The support from Loyens & Loeff is quite important for the team to success in 2019.
We are very pleased to welcome Buren as our new sponsors. Buren is an internationally oriented corporate law firm with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, The Hague, Luxembourg and Shanghai and has a diversified business practice. Its rich heritage dates back to 1898. Today, the firm has more than 70 lawyers, notaries and international tax lawyers providing a full range of services to domestic and international clients who conduct business nationally and globally. In the years to come, they will continue to expand and enhance our existing practices and strengths.