Foreign Lawyer (New York), International Arbitration Practice.
Houthoff Buruma is a leading, independent, full service law firm in the Netherlands with a strong focus in the areas of corporate, finance and litigation / arbitration. The firm advises well-known domestic and global companies, financial institutions, corporate and (semi-) governmental bodies and provides legal, tax and notarial services. Houthoff Buruma has always been one of the long-established truly Dutch law firms, with 250+ lawyers, 50 partners, and offices in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, London, Brussels and New York. Houthoff Buruma is also the Netherlands' representative of Lex Mundi, the world's leading (non-exclusive) association of top tier independent law firms.
The arbitration team of Houthoff Buruma is one of the few full-time arbitration practices in the Netherlands. The team has been involved in high-profile and high value national and international arbitrations under, among others, UNCITRAL, ICSID, LCIA, ICC arbitration rules and in ad hoc arbitrations. The arbitration team is also very experienced in Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) arbitrations against governments. In addition to this, the team members regularly conduct court proceedings in arbitration related matters, such as the enforcement and setting aside of (international) arbitral awards. Furthermore, they regularly publish in the area of arbitration and act as arbitrator or as secretary to arbitral tribunals.