Pieter Fritschy

Portrait of Pieter
Pieter Fritschy is a member of the Litigation & Arbitration team. He specialises in international arbitration and in complex court proceedings concerning the enforcement and setting aside of arbitral awards. He is also regularly involved in cassation proceedings before the Dutch Supreme Court.
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In addition, Pieter regularly publishes and teaches on topics in the field of arbitration law and civil (procedural) law.

  • Work highlights

    Examples of Pieter’s work include representing and advising:

    • Ukrainian investors in three setting aside proceedings against the Russian Federation in relation to arbitral awards rendered in the aftermath of the Russian Federation's annexation of Crimea
    • Dutch investors in an anti-arbitration suit brought against them by the Republic of Poland in relation to arbitral proceedings based on an intra-EU BIT
    • Moldovan investors in several court proceedings relating to an arbitral award rendered against Kazakhstan
    • Stichting Urgenda in climate litigation against the Dutch State
  • What others say

    Pieter is mentioned in Legal 500 (2023) as 'key lawyer'.

    "The team defending our awards was led by Mirjam van de Hel-Koedoot and Pieter Fritschy, both of whom did an outstanding job." (Legal 500, 2023)

  • Qualifications

    Pieter is admitted to the Amsterdam Bar.

    Languages: Dutch, English

    Pieter studied at Utrecht University, where he obtained a research master's degree in Philosophy and a master's degree in Constitutional and Administrative Law. Pieter also studied law and philosophy at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford.

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