Rutger Kalsbeek specialises in corporate litigation as well as in (international) commercial litigation and arbitration. This includes amongst others shareholders, joint venture and representations & warranties disputes as well as directors' and supervisory directors' liability and inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Court of Appeal in Amsterdam. He is regularly involved in transactions to advise on particular contractual issues. Rutger also has broad experience in handling commercial disputes regarding for example distribution agreements and professional as well as contractual liability.
Rutger graduated from Leiden University in 1997 and obtained a master's degree (M.Jur.) from Oxford University in 1998. In 2004 he successfully completed a postgraduate programme in corporate litigation (cum laude). He joined NautaDutilh in 1998 and became a partner in 2007. As of 2011 Rutger heads the Litigation & Arbitration department.
Rutger is a member of the Rotterdam Bar, the Dutch Association of Corporate Litigation, the International Bar Association and the American Bar Association.