Bommel van der Bend
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek – Amsterdam
Bommel is an expert in the field of international arbitration and heads the construction practice. He predominantly handles complex arbitrations in the field of energy, large scale construction projects and M&A-related matters. On the basis of his wide-ranged arbitration experience, Bommel also advises on procurement and contracting strategy for complex construction projects.
Bommel has been a member of the Tenderboard for the Maasvlakte II land reclamation project aimed at expanding the Rotterdam harbour area. Bommel is a member of the management board of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) and a member of the SIAC Users Council in Singapore. Bommel divides his time between Amsterdam and Singapore.
Bommel is editor and co-author of the Commentary on Dutch Arbitration Law, A Guide to the NAI Arbitration Rules and co-author of the Dutch commentary on European and Dutch Public Procurement Law.
Chambers describes him as "a highly experienced litigator with great tenacity".