What others say about us

Various international listings recommend Lexence in their annually published rankings. See the summary below.


  • Legal500 recommends us in the following areas:
    Labour law, commercial litigation, corporate M&A (transactions/mergers and take-overs), environmental law, private equity and real estate.
  • Chambers Europe recommends the following teams:
    Corporate M&A (transactions/mergers and take-overs), labour law, private equity and real estate.
  • Chambers Global recommends some of our lawyers.
  • IFLR 1000  recommends corporate M&A (transactions/mergers and take-overs) section.


In addition to these recommendations other achievements and awards include: 

  • The Lawyer International declared Lexence in 2017 winner of the global award 'Law Firm of the Year (M&A) in the Netherlands'.
  • In 2016 CorporateINTL declared Lexence winner of the award  ‘Corporate Law Firm of the Year in the Netherlands’ en in 2015 en 2016 ‘Construction Law Firm of the Year in the Netherlands’. 
  • In 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016 the journal ACQ (Acquisition) Finance declared Lexence  winner of the award  'Best Real Estate Law Firm in the Netherlands'  and in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016 as winner of the awards ‘Best Corporate Law Firm in the Netherlands' and ‘Best M&A Law Firm in the Netherlands'. This within the scope of the ACQ Country Awards for Achievement. Companies have been nominated by readers of ACQ Finance, after which the winners were elected by an international panel of experts.
  • Judith Schulp is in 2016 en Tomas Steenmetser is in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 identified as leading real estate lawyer in the 'International Who's who legal'.
  • Dealmakers Monthly declared Lexence in 2014 and 2015 winner of the award Mid Market M&A Law Firm of the Year.
  • Global Law Experts named Lexence in 2015 Construction Law Firm of the Year.
  • In 2014 and 2015 InterContinental Finance Magazine and Lawyers World declared Lexence winner of the award 'Best Corporate Law Firm of the Year'.
  • In 2013 Lexence was ranked number 2 in the Top Real Estate Lawyers of PropertyNL