On Thursday 14 February Chambers and Partners published their annual Global Guide 2019. VANEPS is the only firm in the Dutch Caribbean with a Band 1 ranking. In the individual ranking, Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer is ranked as a Band 1 attorney for the first time this year. Adding to that, Rogier van den Heuvel is ranked individually for the first time this year.

Randolph van Eps (Band 1), Frank Kunneman (Band 1) and Michiel Gorsira (Band 2) are also individually ranked this year. From the total of 16 individually ranked attorneys in our jurisdictions, 5 attorneys are partners of VANEPS.

VANEPS is not only ranked for her expertise in General Business Law, but also for her expertise in Suriname.

Chambers & Partners is an independent institute that researches the quality of lawyers and law firms worldwide. Chambers Global now covers over 190 jurisdictions, of which the Dutch Caribbean is one since 2010.


This firm is well established in the Dutch Caribbean. Fielding a substantial team of highly experienced lawyers, it is regularly mandated on some of the most significant transactions on the islands. The firm assisted Saba Electric with the procurement and contracting stages of the Saba Solar Park project. In another example of its work, it represented the Van den Tweel Group in the sale of its Van den Tweel supermarket sites on Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire. VanEps additionally maintains a noteworthy Suriname desk, centred in its Curaçao office, with expertise that encompasses company formation and banking regulatory work, in addition to other matters.

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