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Freshfields continues strategic growth with dispute resolution partner hire

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (‘Freshfields’) today announced that Mijke Sinninghe Damsté, a highly experienced litigator, will join the firm’s dispute resolution team in Amsterdam as a partner, effective on 1 May  2023.

Mijke joins the firm from a leading Dutch firm, where she was a litigation partner, focusing on class actions and collective settlements. She has vast experience in complex multi-jurisdictional litigation, transaction related and shareholders’ disputes and directors’ liability cases.

“We are delighted to welcome Mijke to Freshfields,” said Amsterdam Managing Partner Dirk-Jan Smit. “With her impressive track record, her strong technical and commercial skills, she will be a great addition to the team. We look forward to working with Mijke.”

Sarah Parkes, Global Head of Dispute Resolution, added: “Mijke’s expertise and experience will add further weight to the Amsterdam practice and our global disputes offering. Her arrival reflects the demand we are seeing from clients and further demonstrates the firm’s commitment to strategic growth in this area.”