Davine is an all-round litigator with an extensive track record in complex disputes, often with a technical and/or international angle. She has over a decade of experience in advising clients and litigating on their behalf before Dutch courts and arbitral tribunals (ICC, NAI, LCIA, UNCITRAL, etc.). Davine handles commercial and corporate matters that are crucial to our clients, often relating to financial products, transaction documentation, and stakeholder management.

Davine is also highly experienced in dealing with execution and enforcement proceedings, attachments and injunctions, litigation funding issues, and various types of discovery processes.

In addition, Davine is co-head of De Brauw's ESG expertise group, comprised of lawyers from several practice areas. Davine is highly knowledgeable on ESG regulation, such as the CSRD and CSDDD. She regularly advises on sustainability and value chain management, and on reporting and related greenwashing risks. In this context, Davine has specific expertise in climate scenario application and regularly speaks on these topics.

Davine lectures on international arbitration law at VU Amsterdam and was seconded to London magic circle firm Slaughter & May in 2018.

Davine's recent experience includes advising:

  • former SNS REAAL in inquiry proceedings against investors VEB and others before the Dutch Enterprise Chamber following the SNS REAAL's nationalisation in 2013, and in ancillary proceedings.
  • Sunweb in summary proceedings, including the appeal stage, regarding the takeover of Corendon.
  • SeeCubic and investors in proceedings against a former business partner relating to the ownership of assets.
  • Rabobank in class actions about interest rate swaps, and in related individual actions.
  • GasTerra in several multi-million price-revision arbitrations against buyers under long- term gas sales agreements.
  • KMG on EUR 200 million post-M&A arbitration and follow-on proceedings against the heirs of a Romanian oligarch.

Clearly beats competitors in professionalism, preparedness, power of argumentation, alertness, tactics and thorough appreciation and understanding of the issues at stake.

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  • Profession

    Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 2011

  • Languages

    Dutch, English

  • Education

    University of Amsterdam, LL.M

  • Additional positions

    Lecturer in International Arbitration Law at VU, University of Amsterdam

    Seconded to Slaughter & May, London (2018)

    Member of Vereniging Corporate Litigation

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