Van Benthem & Keulen

Our Firm

Van Benthem & Keulen is an ambitious and innovative firm in the legal and notarial practices. We are located in Utrecht, we employ 90 legal professionals and are among the 20 largest firms in the Netherlands. Our firm focuses on large and medium-sized businesses and organisations and we have a strong presence in the retail, healthcare, financial, educational, energy and government sectors. We assist private individuals in respect of family and inheritance law and mediation. We are characterised by our transparency, pragmatism and solution-oriented approach.  We are the partner that shares ideas with you, first listening carefully to you and asking follow-up questions before giving advice. Why? Because we believe legal is more than legal expertise alone.

Van Benthem & Keulen: We make legal. 

Management Board of Van Benthem & Keulen

Advisory Board

We always want to respond quickly and adequately to the changing needs of our clients. That is why we have an Advisory Board, consisting of eight General Counsel from large companies, supplemented by Meindert Flikkema and Ivar Timmer. Meindert Flikkema is affiliated with the faculty of Management & Organisation at VU University Amsterdam and has a PhD in Service Innovation. Ivar Timmer is associate professor Legal Management at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciense, researcher Legal Management at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and co-founder of the Legal Tech Alliance Dutch UAS.  

We also have a CFO Advisory Board and various sector-level Advisory Boards to discuss trends, developments and specific challenges. Our Advisory Boards are critical sounding boards and contribute ideas with the common goal of innovating our services. 

MT1000 2019 VBK

Number 1 legal service provider in the Netherlands 2019

Van Benthem & Keulen is the best legal service provider in MT1000 2019! MT1000 is the largest survey among business decision-makers into the quality and popularity of business service providers in the Netherlands.