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Sharon van Norden

Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Sharon van Norden is a senior associate in the Litigation & Arbitration Department of Baker McKenzie's Dispute Resolution Practice Group in Amsterdam. In 2016, Sharon worked with the Disputes team in the London office. She is also a member of the Global Health Care Industry Group.

Practice Focus

Sharon advises and represents multinational corporate clients on cross-border commercial disputes, insurance law, product liability and safety law including recalls, with a special focus on healthcare. Her practice also covers commercial litigation and arbitration, product safety, product recall, and personal injury.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advising and representing several corporate clients about liability for personal injury, asbestos claims, employer's liability and liability for the faults of subordinates.
  • Advising and representing several corporate clients in disputes about distribution agreements, in particular termination of contract.
  • Advising several manufacturers of medical devices on product liability claims and product safety measures including recalls.
  • Advising and assisting a global insurance company on drafting policy conditions for new policies.
  • Representing international insurance companies in court and before the Financial Services Complaints Board regarding policy disputes.
  • Representing corporate clients regarding disclosure of documents.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dutch Bar Association (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten) - Member
  • Young Insurance Network Group - Member


  • Dutch Bar Association (Nederlanse Orde van Advocaten) (2011)


  • Grotius Academy (Post Graduate Corporate Liability Law) (2016)
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Master's degree in civil law) (2010)


  • Dutch
  • English


Speaker, “Director’s liability” and “Power of Attorney”, Baker & Bites, April 2017


Author, "Amsterdam district court denies PIP claim against Dutch healthcare providers", Lexology, 2016

Author, "Updates on procedural and liability law", Tijdschrift voor de Procespraktijk, 2012-2015