Marjolein van Rest > BarentsKrans > The Hague, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Lange Voorhout 3
2514 EA The Hague

Work Department

Corporate Litigation


Marjolein has been working with BarentsKrans as a lawyer since April 2012. Her work focuses on preventing and settling national and international disputes within and between companies and/or joint ventures (Corporate and Commercial Litigation). This covers disputes within companies (internal struggles between shareholders/directors) as well as directors’ and officers’ liability, takeover disputes and trade disputes. Marjolein is a litigation expert: she has extensive experience conducting proceedings before the Netherlands Enterprise Chamber and in provisional relief proceedings. Her approach is characterised by consistently setting out a clear and pragmatic (procedural) strategy in consultation with her clients.


Dutch and English


  • National Representative for The Netherlands of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA), member of the Litigation Commission
  • Member of the Private Law Book Publishing Editorial Board of Ars Aequi
  • Member of the Corporate Litigation Association (Vereniging Corporate Litigation)
  • Member of NAI Young Arbitration Practitioners of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI Jong Oranje)
  • Member of the Young Dutch Lawyers’ Association (Jonge Nederlandse Juristen Vereniging)
  • Co-author of Sdu Commentaar Burgerlijk Procesrecht (written commentary on the Dutch Code of Civil Procedure)


  • Specialisation course Legal Expert, Leiden Law Conferences (2021)
  • Company law and Business law at Grotius Academy, graduated with honours (2016)
  • Dual Master’s in Business and Law at Radboud University, Nijmegen (2011)
  • Master’s in International and European Law at Radboud University, Nijmegen (2010)

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

BarentsKrans is routinely called upon by clients from a range of sectors to represent them as claimants in compensation proceedings and class actions against global companies. Supreme Court litigator Rieme-Jan Tjittes is a key name to note for commercial disputes involving contracts, and private enforcement expert Martijn van Maanen focuses on M&A, fraud, insolvency and directors’ liability mandates. William Schonewille acts for investors and consumers in initiating class actions, while Philip Fruytier, a Supreme Court practitioner, represents real estate developers, investors, insurance companies and international organisations in various areas of the law. Roeland De MolAnnelies van der Ploeg and Marjolein van Rest are also key contacts in the dispute resolution team.