Dirkzwager is a highly regarded in the legal market. We are motivated legal and tax specialists who provide integrated services. Internal cooperation is key for us.

We are one of the largest firm of legal & tax experts In the Netherlands outside the Randstad and are in the top 15 of legal & tax services providers and top 4 of ‘Most Attractive Employers 2017’. Our culture is goal-oriented and serious, but certainly never boring or formal. This enables us to attract young, ambitious people, retain the knowledge we have amassed in house and put it to optimal use for our clients.

Creating knowledge and above all sharing knowledge plays a pivotal role in everything we do. It is part of the fabric of our firm. In doing so we give legal & tax services provision an added dimension which is indulgent in networking and exchange. This elevates our added value to a higher level. Our clients benefit from that. We are innovative, driven and focused on the future.

We immerse ourselves in relevant sectors and increase our insight daily into the markets in which our business relations operate. We are a professional and thorough sparring partner. We do not sit back and wait. We anticipate and proactively advise on changes that are relevant. That gives us and our clients a head start. Our focus is on quality and service provision. We are alert, self-aware and open. We have a large international network which helps us to share knowledge actively and anticipate developments. This not only wins us awards, it also assures us of satisfied clients.

Number of professionals: 133

Fields of law

  • Administrative and Public Law
  • Art Law
  • Automotive
  • Banking and Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Civil Law
  • Commercial property
  • Competition
  • Compliance
  • Construction law
  • Corporate law
  • Credit and Insolvency
  • Damages and Insurance
  • Data Protection
  • Design and Advertising
  • Employment and pensions
  • Energy
  • EU Law
  • Governmental & Regulatory
  • Healthcare and Pharma
  • Industrial & Intellectual Property
  • Information Technologies & Communications
  • Infrastructure
  • Life Science
  • M&A
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Patents and trademarks
  • Private Clients
  • Real Estate law
  • Succession and Trusts
  • Tax
  • Trade and Distribution

Additional fields of law

  • Administrative law
  • Advertising law
  • Business law and company law
  • Competition law
  • Compliance & Governance
  • Construction law
  • Contract law
  • Directors’ and officers’ (D&O) liability
  • Distribution
  • Energy law
  • Environmental law
  • Estate planning
  • European law
  • Expropriation and Municipalities (Preferential Rights) Act
  • Financial litigation
  • Financial supervision
  • Financing and security
  • German Desk
  • Health law
  • Incapacity for work
  • Insolvency and restructuring
  • Insurance law
  • Intellectual Property law
  • IT law
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labour law
  • Liability law
  • Market regulation
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Nature conservation and environmental protection
  • Network registrations
  • Notarial real estate
  • Participating interests
  • Pension law
  • Privacy law
  • Private law and Family law
  • Procurement law
  • Project development
  • Public service law
  • Tax advice

Karen Verkerk

Being a member of TELFA, we can offer our clients the guarantee that all their international interests will be handled with all the expertise and quality possible. Moreover, it helps us showing our international profile as a firm



Velperweg 1 - 6824 BZ Arnhem, PO Box 3045, 6802 DA Arnhem, The Netherlands

+31 882424100

Van Schaeck Mathonsingel 4 - 6512 AN Nijmegen, PO Box 55, 6500 AB Nijmegen, The Netherlands

+31 882424 111




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