Media & Communication

"The team at boutique firm Boekx Advocaten provides 'expertise promptly, directly, and based on a good understanding of the client's needs'"
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Legal 500
2020

Boekx Advocaten is widely regarded as one of the leading Dutch firms in the field of media and communications law. We litigate libel and defamation cases on behalf of private clients and companies. Furthermore, Boekx regularly comments in the press in matters of principle about issues such as freedom of expression and journalistic source protection. We also advise national and international film and television producers on a daily basis.

  • Unlawful publications
  • Freedom of speech
  • Reputation management
  • Libel and defamation
  • Journalistic Source Protection
  • Image Rights
  • Media Law
  • Telecom
  • Press Council
  • Advertising law
  • Unfair commercial practices
  • Liability of (internet) intermediaries
  • Scientific Integrity (CWI/LOWI)

The team at boutique firm Boekx Advocaten provides ‘expertise promptly, directly, and based on a good understanding of the client’s needs’. Close links with the IP practice mean that the firm can handle any content-related issue, contentious or non-contentious. The team is particularly focused on defamation cases, in which it has represented clients including Follow the Money, a leading platform for investigative journalism. The key contact for such matters is practice head Matthijs Kaaks. On issues of journalistic principle, Otto Volgenant is the main contact, advising on matters such as data and source protection, and freedom of speech. ‘Very capable’ Marc de Boer is also recommended.

Legal 500
2020

‘A close relationship with our attorney, Marc de Boer, makes the workflow efficient, pleasant, and focused on fast yet good results.‘

Legal 500
2020

‘If additional services needed, aside from our daily business, they provide feedback and input through their own network.‘

Legal 500
2020

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