Selmer Bergsma

Senior Associate

Office location
Direct number
+31 20 577 1999
Direct fax
+31 20 577 1775
Mobile number
+31 6 2217 3831


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.

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