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Robert van Agteren is an experienced litigator with a specific focus on clients in the construction, real estate & development and energy industry. His practice centres on matters at the crossroads of Corporate Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Restructuring & Insolvency. Robert is frequently brought in by clients on bet-the-company assignments, engaging with both the inhouse legal teams and the C-suite. He is also engaged by Supervisory/Non-Executive Boards to provide advice independent of the company’s counsel.

In addition to Enterprise Chamber matters and commercial litigation, Robert represents clients before all major national and international arbitration institutes, including ICC and NAI, and represents clients before the European Court of Justice in Luxemburg.

Robert is a member of the Association for Corporate Litigation, the Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law, as well as the Dutch Restructuring Association.

Chambers Europe – Dispute Resolution

Robert has consistently been ranked by Chambers & Partners since 2007. “Clients praise Robert for his skills in complex litigation and insolvency work. One client comments: ‘He's very creative in finding ways of getting you one step ahead – you're always glad he's on your side.’ One client underlines that he has a ‘hands-on attitude with an eye for the strategy."

Legal 500 – Dispute Resolution: commercial litigation

Robert has consistently been ranked by Legal500 since 2010. Legal500 quoted Robert’s clients stating that he is “simply exceptional, very thorough and outstanding in court”, “well-respected”, “very sharp”  and “analytical”. One client says: "You get the feeling that he is control and puts you at ease.". Another says: "Besides the fact that Robert is a very knowledgeable and determined lawyer, he is also very human and has the ability to manage the environment including the social and emotional aspect”.

Robert van Agteren

Robert van Agteren


M: +31 (0) 654 35 18 51 


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