Thomas Stouten

Advocaat | Partner


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Thomas specialises in international arbitration under the auspices of the ICC, LCIA, DIAC, UNCITRAL, ICSID, UNUM, and NAI and also court litigation, including post-arbitration litigation. He has extensive experience in complex disputes, often with multi-jurisdictional aspects, covering a broad range of issues arising from both commercial and corporate transactions. Because of his international law practice, Thomas also worked in Houthoff's New York and London offices where he coordinated multi-jurisdictional disputes.
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Thomas also acts as an arbitrator. He gives lectures regarding arbitration and frequently speaks at arbitration conferences. Thomas publishes in the Dutch Journal on Arbitration, the Dutch Journal on Property Law, Arbitration World (5th and 6th edition), the Dispute Resolution Journal of the AAA/ICDR and also the Handbook on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration.

Thomas is recognised as one of the 'Future Leaders in the Netherlands' in both Who's Who Legal: Litigation and Global Arbitration Review and Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration, in view of his capability in post-arbitration litigation and arbitration.   

Qualifications & Experience

  • LL.M. Dutch Law (Utrecht University)
  • LL.M. International and European Law (Utrecht University)
  • Several modules at the University of Pretoria.