Martje Verhoeven-de Vries Lentsch specialises in national and international arbitration and litigation, with a particular focus on energy-related issues. Martje assists several large energy companies on critical strategic matters and has represented these companies in a range of arbitrations and court cases. She has acted for buyers as well as sellers in more than ten gas-price review arbitrations relating to long-term, high-value agreements for the supply of natural gas. In addition, Martje has extensive experience in recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, and dealing with related attachment proceedings. She also acts for clients and advises on post-M&A disputes arising in a variety of sectors.
Martje’s recent work includes advising and representing:
Martje is a board member of the Dutch Arbitration Association and publishes and lectures on legal privilege and emergency arbitral proceedings. She has contributed to the publications Gas and LNG Price Arbitrations: A Practical Handbook (2014 and 2020) and International arbitration in the Netherlands (2021).
In 2013 and 2014, Martje was seconded to the Shell Global Litigation Group in Houston for six months, followed by a six month posting at US law firm Haynes & Boone’s Houston office, where she worked on energy-related litigation.
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