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Martijn Welten

Martijn Welten is widely acknowledged as one of the top corporate lawyers in the Dutch Caribbean. He is well liked by his peers and handles a range of mandates for both domestic and international clients. He offers extensive experience of commercial litigation as well as advising on project development, including PPPs.

Chambers and Partners has qualified him as a leading lawyer in the Dutch Caribbean for many years. In 2020 they wrote:

Martijn Welten is roundly praised as one of the Dutch Caribbean’s top corporate lawyers. Sources champion him as “somebody who’s good to have at the table when you’re negotiating.” Interviewees also value his commerciality, with one interviewee stating: “Besides being a lawyer, he understands business and uses his legal knowledge to solve business problems.”

Areas of legal practice
Litigation, corporate law, M&A, competition law

Educational background
University of Tilburg (1995): Dutch Law

Professional experience
Spigt Dutch Caribbean (2001-present)
Loyens & Loeff (2000)
Smeets Thesseling Van Bokhorst Spigt (1999)
AKD Prinsen Van Wijmen (1995-1999)

Professional memberships
Curaçao Bar Association
Antillean Lawyers Association
Young Bar Association of Curaçao


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