Advocatenkantoor De Groot Law Firm B.V.
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E diederik.degroot@degrootlaw.nl

Experience

AREAS OF EXPERIENCE

  • Commercial arbitration, domestic and international
  • Commercial litigation
  • Commercial transactions and international trade
  • Private international law
  • Comparative and uniform law
  • Cross-border taking of evidence
  • Manufacturing contracts, transfer of technology

KEY EXPERIENCE

  • Acted as counsel to a US manufacturer of athletic footwear, apparel and sports equipment in an UNCITRAL arbitration about the termination of a sports sponsorship agreement with a football club
  • Acted as counsel to a Dutch respondent in a NAI arbitration about post-acquisition issues, including warranty claims and allegations of fraud
  • Acted as counsel to the Romanian owner of an off-shore platform in a court dispute about the termination of an off-shore services contract
  • Acted as counsel to a Japanese manufacturer in a NAI arbitration about the termination of technology licensing contracts in the automotive industry
  • Acted as counsel to a Dutch manufacturer in a NAI arbitration involving competition law issues in the oil and gas industry
  • Acted as counsel to a Dutch engineering company in an UNCITRAL arbitration about project fees (overhaul of a blast furnace)
  • Acted as sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration about a long-term supply agreement in the solar energy industry
  • Acted as co-arbitrator in an ICC arbitration about post-acquisition issues
  • Acted as sole arbitrator in an ICC arbitration in a dispute between a US agent and the Israeli manufacturer of automotive parts
  • Acted as counsel to a private telecom company in the Netherlands Antilles in a high-value dispute about inter-connect fees
  • Acted as counsel to Benetton against Eco Swiss in a number of high profile Dutch court cases (resulting in a landmark ECJ decision) to challenge arbitral awards in a multi-jurisdictional dispute involving claims in excess of USD 100 million
  • Acted as counsel for investors in a series of complex corporate litigations about real estate development in the Schiphol Airport area