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    Dedicated Arbitration Team for (Co-)Counsel and Arbitrator Assistance

    Van Doorne fields a two-partner dedicated arbitration team, working out of its Amsterdam and London offices. The high-energy team comprises some ten specialists embedded in Van Doorne’s [75+] lawyer dispute resolution offering. 

    The focus is on commercial and investment arbitration work, be it under the rules of the NAI or other (inter)national institutes (LCIA, ICC and UNCITRAL, among many others). Prof. Bas van Zelst combines his counsel/arbitrator work with his work as chair of Dispute Resolution and Arbitration at Maastricht University. Rogier Schellaars is, inter alia, a member of the ICC Court of Arbitration and recognised for his counsel-work in tier 1 of Chambers Global.

    The team is bi-lingual English-Dutch and versed in both civil law and common law concepts and procedure. Rogier holds a full law degree from Queen Mary College and Leiden University. Bas obtained his PhD from the University of Amsterdam in 2008. He was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School (2006/2007) and a visiting professor at the University of British Colombia (Canada, 2017). Fleur Potter was awarded the title Legal Women Upcoming Talent 2018 and successfully completed the diploma course on international commercial arbitration at the CIArb.

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    If you want to find out more about how Van Doorne can assist you in an arbitration case, please contact us without any obligation.


    "Van Doorne’s ‘hands-on’ group remains best known for commercial and post-M&A disputes" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration