Barbara Rumora-Scheltema, Partner in NautaDutilh's Dispute Resolution group, will become the new Dean of the Amsterdam Bar Association.
Barbara will fill the role of Dean together with Jacqueline Schaap, Partner at Visser Schaap & Kreijger. Barbara and Jacqueline were elected unanimously at the Amsterdam Bar Association's annual meeting on 31 March 2022. This will be the first time that there will be a dual fulfilment of the position of Dean of the Amsterdam Bar.
On 1 September 2022, Jacqueline and Barbara will succeed the current Dean Evert-Jan Henrichs of De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, who has led the Amsterdam Bar for four and a half years.
Both Barbara Rumora-Scheltema and Jacqueline Schaap will remain active in their respective practices and will perform the duties of the Amsterdam Bar's Dean on a fifty-fifty basis.