Pels Rijcken is a leading top-10 full-service firm in the Netherlands. Based in The Hague, the firm has a particularly strong reputation in litigation before both civil and administrative courts and in advising and litigating about regulatory matters (EU law, competition and state aid, public procurement, energy, ICT and telecom, environmental, planning and zoning). Pels Rijcken represents clients in a considerable number of cartel damage cases before Dutch courts. The firm, moreover, has a leading Supreme Court practice, acting in about one third of all civil Supreme Court cases. It also has an important corporate and M&A practice, with a leading position in transactions involving the public sector. Pels Rijcken has the Dutch state, various regulators, as well as provinces and large cities among its clients. It also has a significant corporate client base, including both domestic and foreign multinationals.