Marnix Leijten

Marnix Leijten

Managing Partner, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek NV
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Prior to taking up leadership of the firm as managing partner in January 2020, Marnix Leijten was head of the firm’s arbitration practice. He has specialised in international arbitration for over 23 years and acted as trusted adviser to clients for all their arbitration and litigation needs, across the globe. Marnix Leijten is a noted specialist in cross-border litigation and international arbitration. His experience includes a wide variety of high stakes international disputes, commercial and investor state arbitrations, as well as complex enforcement and setting aside disputes. According to Chambers 2019 he is “widely regarded as a leading international arbitrator” and an "equally adept civil litigator". He has been consistently ranked in the highest category of Dutch litigators by the leading guides since 2010. Who’s Who Legal Arbitration 2016 refers to Marnix as a “standout” in the Netherlands. Marnix was the Dutch member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration from 2006–2015, and has been Vice-President of the Court since 2015. Marnix is co-chairing the ICC Commission’s Task Force on Emergency Arbitration. He is an active member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, the ICC Commission on Arbitration, of ICCA and of the IBA Arbitration Committee. Marnix frequently speaks and publishes on cross-border litigation and arbitration-related topics.

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