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Information Governance and Data Protection

Data protection (privacy) issues are critical elements of risk management for every organization. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) puts more responsibility on organisations and increases the rights of individuals. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM advises clients on mitigating these risks and using the privacy legislation for competitive advantage.

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(Court) Litigation

Litigation is usually a moment of crisis for a client, whether acting as a claimant or as a defendant. VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM understands this: from the outset, wefocus on determining, together with the client, the most suitable litigation strategy, taking into account the legal analysis and commercial and business priorities. With this in mind, VAN LEEUWEN LAW FIRM’s first priority is to avoid (as much as possible) court proceedings, aiming at an amicable settlement by implementing a proactive litigation management approach.

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Civil Litigation

If you are an entrepreneur in the Netherlands and you have a dispute with another entrepreneur, a consumer, a current or former employee or a current or former tenant, you have the option of taking the dispute to court. The court then issues a binding ruling which you and the other party must comply with. Depending on the kind of case or the value of the case, proceedings will be instigated in the first instance before either the sub-district court or the civil court.

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