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Gold Sponsor


Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is consistently recognised as a global leader in international arbitration. Our Amsterdam Arbitration team, part of the wider Dispute Resolution group, is remarkably active in the international and Dutch arbitration communities. The team offers clients a comprehensive range of services in commercial and treaty arbitration, litigation in support of arbitration, global projects disputes and alternative dispute resolution, on the full range of matters, from arbitration to post-award proceedings, including annulment proceedings and enforcement of arbitral awards, working closely with Freshfields' offices worldwide, including New York, London, Paris and Frankfurt. Our experts also focus on the setting aside of international arbitral awards seated in the Netherlands, in cases regularly reaching the Supreme Court and allowing our team to create important new jurisprudence in this area.
With over 20 years of experience, our deeply-experienced and highly-skilled lawyers offer innovative advice and strategies to clients from divers sectors, industries and geographies, setting key precedents in the legal field. Our Amsterdam Arbitration team, together with our international specialists from across our global network also play an active role in shaping thought-leadership in the international arbitration community and in promoting diversity with the Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge, and greener arbitrations, with their support of the Campaign for Greener Arbitrations.
For more information, please visit: www.freshfields.com/en-gb



FTI Consulting
FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. Individually, each practice is a leader in its specific field, staffed with experts recognized for the depth of their knowledge and a track record of making an impact.
We provide the industry’s most complete range of forensic, investigative, data analytic and litigation services. As an independent consulting firm, we have unmatched qualifications in all types of risk, dispute, investigations and litigation scenarios. We have extensive experience serving leading corporations, governments and law firms around the globe.
FTI Consulting works with clients on their most high-stakes, complex challenges and opportunities around the world. Our professionals have a seat at the table for the high-impact engagements that shape history.
For more information, please visit: www.fticonsulting.com



Ranked number two in the Global Arbitration Review GAR 100 Expert Witness Power Index, HKA is a leading global consultancy specialising in risk mitigation, dispute resolution, expert witness and litigation support. Lawyers and clients around the world – from owners and operators, financial institutions and insurers through to contractors and government agencies – turn to HKA’s expert services when looking to resolve disputes and complex technical or valuation issues.
With more than 1,000 experts, consultants, and advisors in over 45 offices in 17 countries, including a newly opened office in Rotterdam, HKA has an enviable track record across a wide range of industry sectors, including construction and engineering, aerospace and defence, energy and natural resources, environment and climate change, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, production and manufacturing, marine and shipping, real estate and tourism, sports and entertainment and TMT.
For more information, please visit: www.hka.com



Loyens & Loeff
In today’s economy, international arbitration has become one of the most effective tools to resolve international business disputes. Our multidisciplinary team offers you tailor-made advice and guides you through the entire international arbitration process. Our team has acted in many high-profile international arbitration cases, including annulment and enforcement proceedings, and is praised by both peers and clients.
Many of our clients are internationally active companies; states or sovereign entities, or private or public investors with substantial cross-border activity. They rely on us to assist them in all types of (international) arbitration proceedings, as well as arbitration-related court proceedings (i.e., injunctive relief, annulment and enforcement) brought before the state courts of our four home jurisdictions: Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
For more information, please visit: www.loyensloeff.com/services/expertises/litigation--risk-management/international-arbitration



Ysquare is a dispute resolution boutique based in Amsterdam with a focus on litigation and arbitration. We are committed to excellence and are driven by our enthusiasm to solve complex commercial and corporate disputes in a way that best suits the needs of our clients.
We act in a variety of domestic and international disputes across a broad range of sectors, often representing large corporates and multinationals. This includes acting for clients in (international) arbitrations under the rules of major arbitral institutions and in ad hoc proceedings, as well as in setting aside and enforcement proceedings. Our team consists of experienced litigation and arbitration specialists, and several members of our team regularly sit as arbitrator.
For more information, please visit: www.ysquare.nl



Silver Sponsor


Aceris Law

Aceris Law is a leading boutique international arbitration law firm. It provides the highest-quality legal representation for complex international commercial arbitrations, investor-State arbitrations and international construction disputes, combining reasonable legal fees with an outstanding track record. It covers all jurisdictions, arbitral institutions and industry sectors, working in diverse languages for clients throughout the globe. Its lawyers also serve as arbitrators, including in some of the largest disputes to date. With two decades of experience focusing on international arbitration law and procedure at the highest level, as well as international mediation and the enforcement of arbitral awards, Aceris Law offers highly personalised legal representation for international arbitrations globally.     

For more information, please visit: www.acerislaw.com



A&O Shearman

In an increasingly volatile world and international business environment, it is becoming harder for parties to predict where disputes may arise. It is in this context that international arbitration has continued its march forward as parties' first choice for resolving complex, cross-border disputes. But just as the number of international arbitrations has dramatically increased over the last decade, so too has the complexity and value of those disputes, requiring increasingly sophisticated and specialist legal advice.

A&O Shearman's market-leading Dutch arbitration practice is ideally placed to assist clients with disputes whenever and wherever they arise. We are at the cutting edge of arbitration law, with expertise under all the key institutional rules as well as investment treaty arbitration. Our strong international network with more than 180 arbitration lawyers globally, including in the world's leading arbitral hubs in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the US gives us the necessary expertise to handle complex international arbitrations. Members of the team have extensive experience representing clients in arbitrations as well as in court proceedings regarding the enforcement or setting aside of arbitral awards, sit as arbitrators and are actively involved in national and international arbitration institutes. This allows us to build excellent relationships with the most respected arbitrators and arbitration practitioners worldwide and enables us to offer our clients the highest standard of service.

For more information, please visit: www.aoshearman.com/en/expertise/international-arbitration



De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek stands beside its clients wherever they operate globally. This is the keystone of its focus. Its  role of trusted advisor is integral to who it is today, advising its clients, which include the majority of the largest companies headquartered in the Netherlands, in their global transactions, litigation and regulatory enforcement. De Brauw delivers a powerful corporate practice, a centre of excellence in litigation, and an unparalleled team of regulatory experts. Its world‐class international arbitration practice, which is firmly embedded in the firm's litigation practice group, is one of the most active, well renowned practices operating in Europe today. With offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Shanghai and Singapore and a global network of top-tier law firms, De Brauw takes on matters across all major jurisdictions in the world.
For more information, please visit: www.debrauw.com



Clifford Chance
Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms with significant depth and range of resources across five continents. As a single, fully integrated, global partnership, we pride ourselves on our approachable, collegiate and team-based way of working. We always strive to exceed the expectations of our clients, which include corporates from all the commercial and industrial sectors, governments, regulators, trade bodies and not for profit organisations. Our Amsterdam international arbitration practice forms part of the firm's global arbitration practice and provides organisations with arbitration experts wherever in the world they operate. We are able to deploy teams that are adapted to the specific requirements of the dispute, in terms both of geographic and industry-specific expertise. We take pride in delivering the power and resources of our global network to meet our clients’ needs. We have extensive experience in arbitrations brought under all the major institutional rules, as well as ad hoc arbitrations and arbitrations under Bilateral Investment Treaties.
For more information, please visit: www.cliffordchance.com




Specialists in providing Expert Witness services to the global engineering and construction industry. Our experts provide support to the legal profession in Arbitration, Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

We specialise in delay analysis, quantum damages and technical disciplines, including architectural, mechanical, electrical and project management.

Diales Experts:
• Understand their responsibilities to the court and to their clients
• Have participated in formal conflict resolution processes; they have given testimony and they have been cross-examined
• Are experienced in producing concise, detailed reports, on time and within tight deadlines
• Have access to global support staff, which enables them to meet client requirements and maintain excellent standards

The largest projects, the highest profile disputes. Uncompromised expertise assured.

For more information, please visit: www.diales.com



Van Doorne
Van Doorne is a full-service firm with over 230 lawyers, civil-law notaries and tax specialists. We work in multidisciplinary teams for Dutch and international companies, commercial and financial service providers, semi-public organisations and government agencies.
We make the difference by combining our substantive knowledge with years of experience with diverse sectors, companies and (public) institutions. Our long-term relationships with clients reflect our relational approach. We are all about accessibility, perseverance, having a hands-on mentality and an efficient approach. We are pragmatic, straightforward and unfailingly committed. Together with you, we always look for the best solution.
Our dedicated arbitration team works from both Amsterdam and from our hub-office in London. It comprises 11 advocates that are supported by two legal project managers with law degrees. The arbitration team is embedded in our firm’s 90+ lawyer dispute resolution team. 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).
For more information, please visit: www.vandoorne.com



DLA Piper

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

For more information, please visit: www.dlapiper.com



Eversheds Sutherland
Whether you’re a state entity, investor or private company, work with us on your international arbitration and you’re joining up with one of the most experienced legal teams in the field.
We’ve been established as a practice for over three decades, and several of our team have experience sitting as arbitrators themselves, holding key positions in major institutions across the world.
Your arbitration needs are cross-border by nature, and that’s how we work too. Ranked in the best 15 firms in the world by the Global Arbitration Review in 2021, our 150+ lawyers operate seamlessly as one global team, across all jurisdictions. That gives us the ability to provide you with multicultural, multilingual teams that can run arbitrations in numerous languages and advise on the content of international treaties.
We’ll support you at every stage of a dispute - and often before an issue has arisen. If we need to, we’ll guide you all the way through to the final hearing in the arbitration - and we do a lot of our own advocacy, so we can give you a continuous approach from beginning to end. We’ll always look to provide you with practical, early solutions.
When you have high-value complex commercial disputes - whether you’re in construction, energy, environmental, financial services, intellectual property, maritime or TMT - we’ve got the depth of experience in your area to help you. And our long history of working for states and state entities gives us a real insight into how they think, and how they react - which we can use to your benefit if you’re in the private sector.
For more information, please visit: www.eversheds-sutherland.com/en/united-kingdom/capabilities/services/litigation/international-arbitration



HabrakenRutten is a specialist law firm focusing on infrastructure, projects, energy and technology, occupying a unique position in the market. The firm provides a comprehensive service, advising on large projects and transactions from inception to completion, as well as high-end litigation and arbitration. November 2023, HabrakenRutten was awarded ‘European Specialist Law Firm of the Year’ by The Lawyer.
For more information, please visit: www.habrakenrutten.com




Houthoff is a long-established Netherlands based law firm with over 290 lawyers worldwide. The firm's lawyers in each practice area and across its offices work collaboratively to help clients assess new opportunities and manage risk in a redefined marketplace. As the fabric of the global economic environment unravelled, Houthoff partnered with clients to respond to unprecedented circumstances with innovative solutions and sound legal judgement. Houthoff has a vision on economic growth that is productive, sustainable and inclusive.

Houthoff’s Arbitration Team has an international focus and is one of few in the Netherlands to devote all of its time and efforts to arbitration. The Arbitration Team assists multinationals, financial institutions, government bodies and state companies in large and complex commercial and investment arbitrations. The team also regularly litigates in arbitration-related proceedings before the regular courts on matters such as the enforcement and setting aside of arbitral awards. A number of our specialists are regularly appointed as arbitrators and secretaries.

For more information, please visit: www.houthoff.com




As the leading independent provider of risk and financial advisory solutions, Kroll leverages our unique insights, data and technology to help clients stay ahead of complex demands. Kroll provides clients a way to build, protect and maximize value through our differentiated financial and risk advisory and intelligence. Our transaction experience and expertise earns us global recognition as leaders in valuation, corporate finance and restructuring.  We also are known for our world-class experts and solutions in corporate risk.

Kroll’s Expert Services professionals provide independent expert analysis, testimony and advice for clients. We perform objective and reliable analyses to help businesses, investors and legal advisers establish facts, determine values, assess quantum of damages and settle critical questions. We have extensive testifying experience in litigation and international arbitration under various rules, including those of the ICC, ICSID, LCIA, ICDR, SCC, AAA, HKIAC and SIAC. We get involved at every stage of the dispute process from the preparation of pre-action advice to the delivery of oral and written expert testimony.

Kroll's experts are accomplished in determining, evaluating and responding to all types of claims of contract damages. Our team of professionals have successfully provided expert testimony in countless high-profile, bet-the-company litigations and arbitrations. We provide robust valuation and financial reporting analyses throughout each stage of the dispute process, including post-acquisition disputes. We present our conclusions and findings in a clear, compelling and credible manner.

We partner with our Valuation Advisory Services, Forensic Intelligence and Investigations, Data Insights and Forensics and Financial Services Compliance and Regulations colleagues. Our advanced solutions, global experts and trusted intelligence enables clients to quickly solve problems they have now and deliver the foresight to navigate and plan for what lays ahead.

For more information, please visit: www.kroll.com/expert-services



Quality is Personal. At Legaltree you will always get legal assistance at partner level. Our aim is to keep lines of communication short, to provide bespoke work and to be personally involved at all times. We are convinced that this combination only will deliver maximum results.
For more information, please visit: www.legaltree.nl




NautaDutilh is one of the largest international law firms in the Benelux with some 400 lawyers, civil law notaries and tax advisers at offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Luxembourg, New York and Rotterdam. The firm was founded in 1724.

NautaDutilh’s arbitration team is unique as it benefits from being a stand-alone arbitration team with offices in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg supported by a large dispute resolution group. Our arbitration team draws from the specific expertise available across the firm and has the resources and skills to handle the most complex arbitrations worldwide. NautaDutilh has a proven track record in high-value commercial arbitrations in various market sectors (including corporate, construction, financial services, intellectual property & energy matters) and investment treaty arbitrations. Throughout the years, our team has built an outstanding reputation and vast experience in handling both commercial and investment treaty arbitrations under all major arbitration rules (ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID, LCIA, PCA, SIAC, NAI, CEPANI, etc.). Furthermore, NautaDutilh has an impressive track record in relation to court proceedings relating to arbitration. Our experience in this field is very broad and involves several complex multi-jurisdictional attachment and enforcement proceedings and setting aside proceedings, including a strong cassation practice.

For more information, please visit: www.nautadutilh.com




With offices in 151 countries and more than 364,000 people, we are among the leading professional services networks in the world. In the Netherlands, over 5,000 people work together. We help organisations and individuals create the value they are looking for, by delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services. We are a community of solvers. By bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives, we find better solutions.

Our global international arbitration team consists of 100+ dedicated specialists with a collective experience of testifying in 250+ cases. Our arbitration specialists bring a wealth of knowledge and industry expertise to complex disputes and litigation, providing resolution services to companies, states and state entities in investment treaty and commercial arbitration. We help our clients investigate, assess and prepare for each stage of the arbitration process.

For more information, please visit: www.pwc.nl



Quadrant Chambers
Quadrant Chambers holds a preeminent position as one of the leading London Barristers’ Chambers specialising in international commercial dispute resolution. We pride ourselves on our legal excellence, commerciality, and levels of client service. Our key areas are aviation, banking, commercial disputes, commodities, energy, fraud, insolvency, insurance, international arbitration and shipping. Our barristers advise and represent clients, and act as arbitrators, across these fields.
For more information, please visit: www.quadrantchambers.com



Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S, International Group provides legal practitioners, corporate counsel and business executives around the world with comprehensive international English-language legal information from renowned authors. With products that cross boundaries and jurisdictions, our information, insight and tools enable professionals to navigate the increasingly global aspect of law. In addition to essential online resources, our many practice area blogs have become leading discussion forums, boasting contributions from distinguished experts in their respective fields that are encouraging dialog and fostering collaborative thought that is driving the future of the profession. Kluwer Arbitration is our flagship product.

For more information, please visit: www.wolterskluwer.com/en/solutions/kluwerlawinternational



General Sponsor


We are litigation and arbitration specialists, with extensive experience in advising on multi jurisdiction strategy. We represent clients in Dutch courts and international arbitration across the globe, and act as arbitrators in disputes across all sectors under a variety of arbitral rules. ‍We recover assets, and enforce judgments and arbitral awards. ‍We offer focus, clear language, and professional dedication. And we advise and represent our clients not only in English and Dutch, but also in Spanish, French, Italian, German and Danish.
For more information, please visit: www.avizor.eu/en




The Linklaters Amsterdam Arbitration Team has extensive experience representing multinational companies and sovereign states in complex, high value international arbitrations and in arbitration-related national court proceedings.

We act across all sectors, under the rules of all of the major arbitral institutions and in ad hoc proceedings, including proceedings under the UNCITRAL Rules. This is done in both commercial arbitration and investment arbitration. We also advise clients on investment structuring for treaty protection.

The Linklaters Amsterdam Arbitration Team forms part of the Global Linklaters Arbitration Team, which is one of the largest in the world (OneTeam Philosophy). The team, led by over 40 partners and counsel, act as counsel and as arbitrators in arbitral proceedings in seats throughout the world, including the key arbitration centres of Paris, London, Amsterdam/The Hague, Geneva/Zürich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, and New York.

Our alliance with Allens (Australia) and Webber Wentzel (South Africa) allows us to present an integrated international arbitration offering on a global basis. Our experience and capabilities extend beyond these areas too. We have breadth and depth of experience working on matters all over the world.

For more information, please visit: www.linklaters.com



Would you become a sponsor for this event? Please contact the DAA at: DAD@dutcharbitrationassociation.nl