Laura Broers is a decisive, pragmatic and results-driven lawyer. She combines practical experience with a clear understanding of her client’s commercial goals to create the most effective advise. Laura’s advice ensures that clients know where they stand.
As an experienced litigator Laura regularly acts on behalf of her clients in urgent and publicity-sensitive cases. Laura specialises in media and advertising law as well as in intellectual property law.
Laura has been involved in groundbreaking cases and is permanent legal advisor to a number of collecting societies. Laura is a member of various professional organisations and is also a member of the editorial board of the Dutch law journal Mediaforum.
Laura commenced her legal career in 2011.
Recent matters handled by Laura
Le Poole Bekema regularly advises Telegraaf Media Groep in proceedings concerning press publications. Le Poole Bekema appeared before the Court of Amsterdam in preliminary proceedings regarding a #metoo matter. The Amsterdam Court ruled that the statements in De Telegraaf were sufficiently justified by the facts. In proceedings initiated by Loterijverlies, the Court of Amsterdam dismissed all Loterijverlies’ claims, including a claim for a profession ban on De Telegraaf journalists Bart Mos and Paul Jansen.
Laura has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister): Intellectual property law and Litigation. Based on this registration, Laura is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.