Marieke is a partner with Allen & Overy specialising in international arbitration. She heads the Litigation Department of Allen & Overy in
Amsterdam and is on the steering committee of the Firm’s Global Arbitration Practice.
Marieke van Hooijdonk is a renowned international arbitration counsel who also represents clients in litigation, typically handling corporate and commercial disputes involving joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and trade matters. Recent experience includes (i) an ICC arbitration on an off shore pipe line project with claims in excess of EUR 1.3 billion; (ii) successfully representing the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) and three arbitrators in litigation regarding the challenge of arbitrators under the NAI Arbitration
Rules, (iii) successfully representing a listed global science-based company in two post M&A NAI arbitrations and (iv) successfully representing the ICC in litigation surrounding the appointment of an expert.
Marieke sits as the Dutch member on the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris. She regularly sits as arbitrator herself, as chair, sole and co-arbitrator. Since 2010, 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.