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Selmer Bergsma

Senior Associate

  • Profession
    Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 2012
  • Expertises
    Arbitration, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Languages
    Dutch, English, German
  • Education
    University of Groningen, University of Wisconsin-Madison


Selmer Bergsma specialises in Litigation and Arbitration. With a background in Intellectual Property and M&A, he is particularly well versed in litigating matters within these fields. Selmer also has extensive experience in litigating contractual disputes.


Selmer was seconded to the Dutch National Think Tank in 2012, where he conducted research on a sustainable food chain. In 2018, Selmer was seconded to the London office of Slaughter and May, and to De Brauw’s London office.


Selmer is recognised as a Rising Star by Managing Intellectual Property and is included in the latest edition of Legal500.

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