Machteld de Monchy


Office location
Direct number
+31 20 577 1720
Direct fax
+31 20 577 1775
Mobile number
+31 6 5378 1957

Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in 2008
Partner since
Commercial litigation, contract law
Dutch, English
University of Utrecht

Machteld specialises in litigation and has particular expertise in Dutch procedural law, and mass claims and follow-on damages litigation. She acts on behalf of national and international companies in all types of litigation and has broad experience at all levels of the judiciary in the Netherlands, including the Supreme Court.

Machteld’s recent work includes advising:

  • DAF Trucks in a large number of follow-on damages proceedings following the EC decision imposing EUR 3 billion fines on European truck manufacturers
  • TenneT in follow-on proceedings in relation to the GIS-cartel
  • Group companies of Yukos Oil, formerly Russia’s largest oil company, in proceedings about the preservation and recovery of assets following the Russian Federation’s illegitimate expropriation of Yukos Oil
  • Vivat in several investment-linked insurance cases

Machteld publishes and lectures on Dutch procedural law. She also heads De Brauw’s Pro Bono Committee.

After being seconded at the New York law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Machteld received The Legal Aid Society’s (US) 2014 Pro Bono Publico Award in recognition of her pro bono service to The Legal Aid Society and its clients. Machteld was named Legal Woman of the Year 2018 by Legal Women.

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