Mr Bas van Zelst > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Van Doorne
JACHTHAVENWEG 121
1081 KM AMSTERDAM
PO BOX 75265, 1070 AG AMSTERDAM
Netherlands
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Work Department

Corporate Law: Corporate Governance; Dispute Settlement and Insurance Law: Arbitration, Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Competition Litigation, Corporate Litigation

Position

Bas van Zelst is a partner in Van Doorne’s arbitration practice.

Furthermore, Bas is Professor of Dispute Resolution & Arbitration at Maastricht University. His research focuses on cross-border conflict resolution with particular emphasis on arbitration.
Bas combines his academic interests with conducting a broad practice. Bas has extensive experience in conducting and advising on national and international commercial arbitration and related proceedings before the regular courts. He has particular expertise in advising on, and conducting proceedings relating to, distribution agreements and a particular interest in (cross-border) seizure and enforcement proceedings. In the past, Bas was involved in (advising on) arbitration procedures under the ICC, NAI, LCIA, UNCITRAL and DIS arbitration rules.

Languages

Dutch, English

Education

Bas earned his doctorate with a dissertation on the establishment of European private law. In 2006 and 2007, he was a guest at Harvard Law School as a visiting researcher. In 2017, Bas was a visiting professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Bas is a member of the editorial board of Het Tijdschrift voor Arbitrage [the journal of the Dutch arbitration field].

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: arbitration

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Bas van Zelst



Van Doorne

Van Doorne’s ‘hands-on’ group remains best known for commercial and post-M&A disputes. Insurance-related disputes are another area of strength and Maurits Kalff is a key name in this space. Jasper Leedekerken leads the practice and recently promoted partner Bas van Zelst is also noted.