Robbert-Jan Kamstra

Managing Partner

Robbert-Jan specializes in both collective actions and resolving complex commercial disputes. He
is involved in proceedings with both national and international contexts, and also before the
district courts, the court of appeals, and the Enterprise Chamber (Ondernemingskamer) within the
Netherlands. He represents clients in mediation and arbitration (such as NAI, ICC and SGOA).
Robbert-Jan gained extensive experience in, among other things, negotiating settlement
agreements, litigating in summary proceedings, levying conservatory attachments, and enforcing

Before joining Milberg, Robbert-Jan worked for more than ten years in the litigation department
of Baker McKenzie. During this period, he gained extensive experience in assisting clients in a
variety of contractual disputes. He also worked for more than five years as a clerk in the
commercial law section of the Amsterdam District Court. During that period, he worked closely
with various judges, attended numerous hearings and witness hearings, and he was involved in
drafting judgments.

Robbert-Jan also worked for several months as a corporate in-house lawyer during a secondment
in the legal team of ASICS’ European headquarters. In this role, Robbert-Jan made strategic
decisions, monitored pending proceedings, and advised the board of directors on a variety of legal

During his studies, besides corporate law, Robbert-Jan also specialized in consumer law and
conducted research into European regulations aimed at strengthening the position of the
consumer. As a Milberg attorney, Robbert-Jan can effectively protect consumers against
corporate wrongdoing in collective actions (WAMCA proceedings).

An overview of cases which Robbert-Jan has assisted with:

  • WAMCA litigation
  • general contract law disputes
  • termination of duration agreements (agency, franchise, distribution)
  • M&A disputes
  • director liability
  • inquiry proceedings (enqueteprocedures)
  • shareholders’ disputes
  • IT disputes, such as failed IT-implementations
  • fraud cases (CEO fraud, fake invoices)
  • disciplinary law (complaints against lawyers and notaries)
  • bankruptcy law
  • tendering law

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