Vincent Zitman

Senior Associate

Vincent leads the litigation department of Schelstraete Lawyers and represents national and international clients in complex and cross-border litigation matters before various courts in the Netherlands.

Vincent obtained his LLB from Tilburg University and thereafter pursued a Masters degree which he was awarded in 2007. Vincent was admitted to the Dutch Bar the same year and has been working in the field of contract, liability law and equine law ever since.

In 2017, he successfully completed the Post-Academic Course in Company and Liabilities at the prestigious Grotius Academy in the Netherlands.

Vincent is a member of the VASR, the Dutch Association for Liability Law. Vincent has an extensive track record of successful litigation cases, many of which have been published.

Vincent has registered the legal practice area ‘Contract Law’ in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister). Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in this registered legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.

“When litigating one must remain vigilant and ready to deal with unexpected circumstances, remaining one step ahead of the counterparty at all times.”