Finnius has consistently been recognized by the market and business for delivering exceptional client service and possessing unrivalled expertise on financial regulation. Our firm and our individual lawyers have received high rankings from a wide range of leading publications for overall excellence and for our work in the financial regulatory field. Please find the most recent notable rankings below.

Chambers Europe 2018

“They have the ability to customise their services to the need of the client. They are flexible and are able to meet the client's agenda and expectations.”

— Chambers Europe 2018

Banking & Finance Regulatory

“Flourishing boutique firm specialising in regulatory advice on financial services. Assists with Dutch and international transactions including IPOs, capital issuances and acquisitions of financial institutions. Also handles litigation against financial regulators and acts mainly for banks, investment firms and fintech companies.”

Finnius is a specialised firm with deep industry and legal knowledge as well as a good network of contacts.”

“the firm has expanded throughout the years, providing good continuity in offering services” and adding that “all the lawyers live up to a high quality standard.”

Investment Funds

Partner Rosemarijn Labeur is recommended lawyer in the category Investment Funds. “Clients appreciate that “she tries to understand the customer,” and as a result “she is able to better adapt the issues we have on the table.”


Finnius is a highly respected financial regulatory boutique. The Amsterdam-based firm handles both contentious and non-contentious mandates and is a trusted adviser to international corporations, national financial institutions and startups. Finnius’ specialist lawyers have experience with payment services, blockchain, digital banking and alternative finance matters and are especially accomplished at handling cryptocurrency and investment fund issues.

Legal 500 EMEA 2018

Banking & Finance: Regulatory

“Finnius’ ‘excellent’ practice often advises financial institutions on EU regulatory issues and enforcement matters. The highly recommended Bart Bierman successfully advised Mastercard on a license application with the DNB, and continues to be instructed on ongoing issues. Andries Doets assisted Tele2 with obtaining a license from the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets as a credit provider. Casper Riekerk, Rosemarijn Labeur and Andries Doets are also names to note.”

Investment Funds

“Financial regulatory boutique Finnius provides ‘to-the-point, comprehensible advice’, and is noted for its strength in ‘assessing the regulator’s approach and likely responses’. Group head Rosemarijn Labeur assisted SilverCross Investment Management with its AIFMD licence application. ‘Solid, knowledgeable’ senior associate Tim de Wit is ‘fun to work with’.”

“Finnius’ ‘excellent’ practice often advises financial institutions on EU regulatory issues and enforcement matters.”

— Legal 500 EMEA 2018

Who’s Who Legal 2019

Partner Bart Bierman recommended in the category Banking: Regulatory