Rieme-Jan Tjittes > BarentsKrans > The Hague, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Lange Voorhout 3
2514 EA The Hague

Work Department

Commercial contracts


Rieme-Jan is a very experienced litigation and arbitration attorney (‘advocaat’). He is considered to be one of the leading authorities in (international) commercial contracts in The Netherlands. His clients are national and international companies, which are confident to let him handle their most complex and high risk disputes to reach satisfactory solutions. His litigation and arbitration work encompasses a wide array of legal topics and business activities, such as post M&A warranty and indemnity disputes, the termination of distribution and licensing agreements, gas and electricity supply contracts, high tech and construction contracts and setting aside (international) arbitral awards. Rieme-Jan is frequently asked to be arbitrator in national and international institutional arbitrations (NAI, ICC, AAA) as well as ad hoc arbitrations.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

(Leading individuals)

Rieme-Jan TjittesBarentsKrans

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.