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Few sectors in our society are currently undergoing such extensive changes as the healthcare sector. The financial-economic situation demands drastic measures, and the relationship between market forces and public interest is fraught with tension. Forced to respond to ever-changing regulations, healthcare administrators and professionals experience continual pressure.

When it comes to healthcare matters, Pels Rijcken is a tried and trusted partner for the government, healthcare insurance companies and healthcare providers. We are respected for our attorneys' knowledge of and experience in the field, and both the government as well as other market players know they can depend on our unconventional approach, our thorough knowledge and our reliable expertise.

Our practice focuses on advice, litigation and transactions for the healthcare industry. We work closely with specialists in different sub-areas in order to offer our clients the perfect combination of knowledge and experience. Our clients can count on the assistance of a committed team. Because we have a broad and comprehensive view, we are able to correctly distinguish between primary and secondary issues - an important aspect given the complexities inherent in healthcare.

Our clients appreciate our clear and succinct advice and our tough but fair manner of conducting litigation. We know the environment in which you work, we have vision, and your view of what matters is what matters to us.


  • "Pels Rijcken lawyers are always up to date, fast and careful in how they represent us in court." - Chambers Europe, 2024
  • "Their work is punctual and accurate and they are open to discuss the various steps in the process." - Chambers Europe, 2024


  • "They are extremely good in handling complex, sensitive cases." - Chambers Europe 2023
  • "The Pels Rijcken team consists of excellent, skilled lawyers." - Chambers Europe 2023
  • "The team has an excellent understanding of the attitude that is needed when you’re a lawyer or barrister acting on behalf of the Government." - The Legal 500, 2022
  • "Pels Rijcken is highly specialised in issues regarding the government, including in issues on healthcare and life sciences." - The Legal 500, 2022
  • The team is capable of acquiring the necessary knowledge within a short period of time by combining the existing knowledge of different members in the team.”, “The practice has a broad and deep understanding and experience with the central government and our way of thinking.”, “They are sharp debaters and quick minds, they understand our needs and cut to the chase.”, “The team is very professional and committed.”, “It surprises me every time how quickly they comprehend the cases we present and place the legal problem in the right context.”, “The legal knowledge is outstanding and so is the service provided.”, Legal 500, 2021