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Allard Huizing focuses his practice on corporate, commercial and cross-border litigation and (international) arbitration. His clients are large and middle-sized (internationally and locally operating) companies active inter alia in finance, consumer products, real estate, ICT, oil, engineering, infrastructure and construction industries.


  • Corporate and commercial litigation (nationally and cross border)
  • International litigation and arbitration
  • Corporate law
  • Mergers and acquisitions



  • Represented HPL Metals in enterprise chamber proceedings re Delco Recycling.
  • Represented JBS GLOBAL A/S in case against Beef Snacks International (ARO 2011/81).
  • Represented RCM Consultancy B.V. in case against Middle Europe Investments N.V. c.s. (JOR 2012/9; JOR 2012/10).
  • Represented Completel in buy out proceedings (JOR 2010/267; JOR 2010/120).
  • Represented Amsterdamsche Huizenhandel en Administratiemaatschappij in a conflict between shareholders and management concerning mismanagement (JOR 2010/61).
  • Represented Franklin Templeton in a case against Royal DSM regarding introduction of loyalty dividend plan (JOR 2007/118).
  • Represented Equity One in case against DIM Vastgoed (JOR 2006/39).
  • Represented Sarakreek Holding in proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Court of Appeal of Amsterdam (JOR 2005/242).
  • Represented Franklin Templeton Funds in case against Dutch Authorities Financial Market, Hunter Douglas and Bergson Holding (JOR 2005/193; CAR 2005/391).
  • Represented NuStar in court cases against Dutch state regarding Statia.
  • Represented, and acted as legal counsel to, NMBS (Belgian railways) in various court cases against AnsaldoBreda in the Fyra case.
  • Represented a U.S.-based producer of propellers in a lawsuit against its European distributor (JOR 1998/37).
  • Represented an engineering and construction company in international arbitration proceeding regarding a plant built in Canada.
  • Represented an international investment company in international arbitration and binding advice proceedings in connection with the acquisition of a roaming and clearing company.
  • Represented a real estate company in a lawsuit against the former owner of a real estate portfolio acquired by the company.
  • Represented a Dutch mobile phone retail chain in a lawsuit against an international mobile network operator.
  • Represented the major shareholder of an Italy-based international manufacturer of cooling storage products and related products in shareholders dispute.
  • Represented Moravel Investment Ltd. in case against Rosneft and Promneftstroy (in Yukos proceedings, JOR 2009/168).
  • Represented Group Menatep Ltd. in the proceedings surrounding Yukos Oil Company (JOR 2006/303).
  • Represented Moravel Investment Ltd. in Chapter 15 proceeding before U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York
  • Represented a European railway company in international binding advice proceedings.
  • Acted as legal counsel to U.S.-based investment fund in relation to Teva's bid on Mylan shares, and the protective scheme used by Mylan.
  • Represented Getronics in public bid on PinkRoccade.
  • Acted as counsel to the Corgwell Group in various matters.
  • Represented Avalix Holding N.V. and its shareholders in the listing of the company on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 EMEA Guide, Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation, 2022-2023
  • Listed, Chambers Global, Dispute Resolution, 2011-2012
  • Member, Dutch Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, International Supervisory board of Manifesta Art Foundation
  • Member, Zuidas institute for Financial law and Company law
  • Member, Vereniging Corporate Litigation (National Corporate Litigation Association)
  • Member, Legal Committee, American Chamber of Commerce
  • Board member, FM12- Palermo


  • LL.M., University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Law, 1993
  • Philosophy, University of Amsterdam, 1989
  • Classic Languages, University of Amsterdam, 1987
  • The Netherlands
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent
  • German, Conversational
  • Italian, Conversational