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Collective actions

We have represented plaintiffs or defendants in more than fifteen major collective action cases. Our attorneys have experience with successfully representing parties in Dutch collective damages (WAMCA) and collective settlement (WCAM) cases, as well as mass tort actions based on the mandate or assignment model.

Examples of some of our past and ongoing cases

Represented a foundation in a WAMCA class action claim on behalf of all Dutch children.

Represented a foundation in an abuse of dominance claim against a major technology company, with a damages claim of almost EUR 5 billion on behalf of European consumers.

Represented various companies in class action claims resulting in a favourable decision by the Dutch Supreme Court.

Represented the chairman of a listed company against several class action claims, leading to a finding that the chairman was not liable.

Represented a corporation in defending against several class action claims involving alleged consumer law violations.

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News & insights

Lindenbaum is proud to sponsor the IBA Annual Litigation Forum

20 February 2024 - News

The International Bar Association will be hosting their three-day Annual Litigation Forum in Amsterdam from 17 to 19 April 2024. This year the Forum will revolve around key litigation themes such as The Hague Convention, cross-border enforcement, the handling of expert witnesses, and trends in class actions. Lindenbaum will be sponsoring the conference diner, and our partners Guido Vergouwen and Damiën Berkhout will be delegates at the Forum.

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Rest assured: reassuring statements may delay the limitation period

15 February 2024 - Insights

The Supreme Court ruled in two recent judgments that reassuring statements, made by the liable person, may cause that the injured party does not yet have the necessary knowledge and insight for the (short) limitation period of Art. 3:310 (1) of the Civil Code to start.

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