Pool of Arbitrators

Dirk Knottenbelt

Partner, Houthoff

Dirk is an attorney and arbitrator focused on corporate and commercial law.

Dirk's law practice has included arbitration since 1995. He has served as Arbitrator in a wide range of commercial disputes at both the domestic and international level. He is a board member of the Dutch Arbitration Association, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute, member of the ICC Committee in the Netherlands and a deputy judge in the Court of Appeal in 's-Hertogenbosch. He regularly sits as an arbitrator, both party-appointed and as chairman.

He was appointed to the Arbitration pool of CAfA in January 2020.

Dirk Knottenbelt's educational background include a law degree of the University of Leiden (1991). He is fluent in Dutch and English and has some working knowledge of German.

Jurisdiction: the Netherlands