Experience

Our experience has seen us handle disputes of any size and complexity with particular experience in involving complex technical and financial issues. We have a deep-rooted understanding of various arbitral rules and have represented clients in arbitration hearings worldwide. Our experience shows that cases are won by lawyers who seek a deep understanding of the facts, do not shy away from complex technical and financial issues, and deliver unmatched advocacy. We have won many cases where we were outnumbered by the number of lawyers representing the opposing side.

Construction

  • Representing a cruise line in Rotterdam seated arbitration proceedings administered by UNUM concerning a dispute concerning the construction of the world’s largest sailing vessel
  • Representing an oil and gas company in Kuala Lumpur seated arbitration proceedings administered by the Asian Regional Centre of Arbitration concerning a dispute concerning the construction of an oil production platform
  • Representing a major contractor in the oil and gas industry in respect of the construction of a crude oil stabilization unit, gas processing units and LPG storage and transfer facilities in Denmark
  • Representing the Owner in a dispute concerning the construction of a new oil terminal located in Cyprus
  • Representing the Contractor in arbitration proceedings administered by the Netherlands Arbitration Institute relating to the design and construction of wind turbine installation vessels
  • Representing the Employer in ICC arbitration proceedings concerning  two construction projects in Mexico
  • Representing the Owner in arbitration proceedings administered by the Netherlands Arbitration Institute concerning the design and construction of a chemical pilot plant
  • Representing the owner of a Dutch power plant in ICC arbitration proceedings concerning defective work
  • Representing a shipyard in arbitration proceedings concerning the design and construction of the world’s largest monohull crane vessel
  • Representing the Contractor in a dispute concerning the design and construct contract for airport renovation works in the Caribbean
  • Advising the operator of the Dutch power grid on the FIDIC based design and construct contracts for the realization of the Dutch offshore power grid
  • Advising a multinational on the FIDIC based contracts for the design and construction of multiple automated regional distribution centres
  • Advising a multinational on the contracting for the development of its new-built research facilities

Technology

  • Representing a pharmaceutical company in a dispute with a former research partner concerning oncology research
  • Representing the holder of standard essential telecom patents in multiple patent infringement proceedings against a number of mobile phone manufacturers
  • Representing an IT service provider in a dispute with the Dutch state concerning the design and implementation of a new IT landscape
  • Representing a Dutch based global manufacturer of electronics in Dutch court proceedings concerning alleged design and manufacturing flaws of a device sold worldwide
  • Advising a California based technology company concerning a dispute involving patent infringement relating to silicon photonics and optical transceiver device
  • Representing a manufacturing of silicon chips in a licensing dispute

Other commercial disputes

  • Representing an insurance company in respect of a dispute against another insurance company before the Dutch courts concerning a EUR 200 million claim
  • Representing a pension fund administrator in a dispute with a pension fund before the Dutch courts concerning alleged fraudulent invoicing
  • Representing a Dutch financial institution in summary proceedings regarding the restructuring of a distressed company
  • Advising the manufacturing of silicon chips in a dispute with the supplier of critical supplies
  • Representing a service provider in a dispute with an international public organisation concerning the supply of various goods