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Sebastiaan Barten

Sebastiaan Barten has an excellent track record in assisting clients with their international disputes. He has successfully represented various multinational corporations and financial institutions in high-value cross-border contentious matters. When doing so, he is always looking for the most pragmatic and efficient solution. He is equipped with a good dose of creativity and can present complex cases to clients in a clear and accessible way. He enjoys coming up with original arguments that benefit his clients.

In 2023, the Legal 500 has ranked Sebastiaan as a “Rising Star” in the Dutch Caribbean.

Sebastiaan is a guest lecturer at the University of Curaçao and a board member of the Antilliaanse Juristenvereniging (Antillean Lawyers Association).

Areas of legal practice
Corporate and commercial disputes

Educational background
The University of Hong Kong (2010 – 2011): Master of Laws
Erasmus University Rotterdam (2009 – 2010): Master of Commercial Law
Erasmus University Rotterdam (2005 – 2010): Bachelor of Laws

Professional experience
Spigt Dutch Caribbean (2021 – present)
Linklaters, Amsterdam (2016 – 2021)
Van Steenderen Mainportlawyers, Rotterdam (2011 – 2015)


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