Marieke van Hooijdonk
Allen & Overy
Marieke is a partner with Allen & Overy specialising in international arbitration. She heads the Litigation & Arbitration Department of Allen & Overy in Amsterdam and is on the steering committee of the Firm's Global Arbitration Practice.
Marieke regularly acts on behalf of listed companies and financial institutions in complex international litigation and has represented clients in numerous high profile arbitrations throughout the world under the major institutional rules. Her experience includes a wide variety of industry and market sectors, with a particular focus on disputes related to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, trade and construction. Recent experience includes an ICC arbitration on an off shore pipe line project with claims in excess of EUR700m.
Marieke sits as the Dutch member on the ICC Court of Arbitration in Paris and regularly sits as arbitrator herself. Marieke is also a deputy judge at the Court of Appeal in Arnhem-Leeuwarden.
Marieke regularly speaks and writes on arbitration related issues. In 2012, the 2nd edition of her book Litigation in the Netherlands, Civil Procedure, Arbitration and Administrative Litigation was published with Kluwer.
Marieke is recognised as a leading individual and band 1 arbitration counsel by Chambers and Legal 500.