Margriet specialises in complex civil proceedings and arbitration. She has over 20 years of experience in a broad range of complex, multiparty or cross-border disputes. Margriet has advised and assisted companies and national and local authorities in a variety of cases, including contractual disputes, liability matters and class action litigation. Margriet worked in the international litigation and arbitration practice of De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek for almost 15 years, before starting boutique law firm Just Litigation in 2016.
Margriet regularly publishes and lectures in the field of civil procedural law and arbitration law. She authors the yearly chronicle on civil procedural law in the leading Dutch law journal Nederlands Juristenblad, and is a regular contributor to the Dutch journal on civil litigation, Tijdschrift voor Civiele Rechtspleging, for the chronicle on arbitration law. Furthermore, she is editor of a leading commentary on Dutch civil procedural law, Sdu Commentaar Burgerlijk Procesrecht.
Margriet chairs the Advisory Committee for civil procedural law of the Dutch Bar Association (NovA).
Ysquare | Attorney-at-law
Just Litigation | Founder and attorney
2001 - 2015
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek | Attorney
Editor Sdu Commentaar Burgerlijk Procesrecht
Dutch Bar Association | Advisory Committee for civil procedural law (chair since 2019)
University of Amsterdam | LL.M. (cum laude)
University of Amsterdam | Master's Degree Translation Studies
University of Amsterdam | Master's Degree French language and literature (cum laude)