Remme Verkerk

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Remme Verkerk is a specialist in litigation and civil procedure. He is a member of Houthoff's Litigation and Arbitration practice groups and the Supreme Court Litigation Team. He is involved in many landmark cases on procedural law, arbitration, property law and insolvency law before the Supreme Court.

Remme litigates complex legal cross-border disputes before state courts. In particular, he has been frequently involved in litigation that concerns the annulment, recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards. Remme has ample experience in investment arbitration cases. He has acted on behalf of sovereign states as well as investors.
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Remme is a professor of civil procedure and arbitration law at Utrecht University. He frequently lectures and has authored many publications. Furthermore, he is a member of the Dutch Association of Civil Cassation Litigators, the Dutch Association of Insolvency Practitioners and the Dutch Association for Procedural Law.


  • Ph.D. Civil Procedure, Fact Finding in Civil Litigation: A Comparative Perspective (Maastricht University)
  • LL.M. Dutch Law (Maastricht University)
  • M.Sc. Econometrics (Maastricht University)
  • Grotius Academy specialisation course on Insolvency Law (cum laude)
  • Represented India in an annulment dispute worth upwards of EUR 1 billion before the Dutch Supreme Court