- Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in 2012
- Commercial litigation and Arbitration, intellectual property
- Dutch, English, German
- University of Groningen, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Selmer Bergsma is a commercial litigator with broad experience in complex contractual, post M&A, enforcement and IP disputes. He has vast litigation experience at all levels of national courts, as well as the European Court of Justice, including big-ticket arbitrations.
Before joining the Litigation & Arbitration group, Selmer was part of De Brauw’s Corporate practice where he advised on numerous cross-border M&A transactions.
He was seconded to the prestigious Dutch National Think Tank in 2012, where he conducted research on a sustainable food chain. In 2018, Selmer was seconded to Magic Circle firm Slaughter and May, and to De Brauw’s London office.