Martje is widely known for her expertise in commercial arbitration and complex cross-border litigation, notably in the field of energy and technology, where she advises clients on critical strategic matters and has represented these companies in a range of arbitrations and court cases.
Martje has over 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. This includes in-house experience gathered during a secondment to Shell's litigation department in Houston and her role as litigator at the Houston office of Haynes & Boone. Clients value Martje as an accomplished practitioner who can advise on both legal and economic issues in highly complex disputes.
Martje's expertise also includes disputes related to joint ventures and collaboration agreements and issues related to recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and annulment of arbitral awards, and related attachment proceedings.
Martje’s recent work includes advising and representing:
Advocaat, admitted to the bar in the Netherlands in 2009
University of Nottingham
Executive board member (treasurer) of the Dutch Arbitration Association
Nominated by ICC Netherlands to become a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration for the period 2021-2024, which nomination is due to be confirmed by the ICC World Counsel by the end of June 2021
Chair of the Gender Diversity Committee at De Brauw
17 February 2021
23 October 2020
14 November 2019
2 November 2018
11 September 2014