Van Benthem & Keulen B.V.

Netherlands Netherlands

Marcel Ruygvoorn

Marcel Ruygvoorn has worked as a lawyer in the Commercial Contracting & Dispute Resolution practice group since 1996 and as a partner at Van Benthem & Keulen since 2004. Marcel’s expertise is: contract law and liability law. Marcel heads the Commercial Contracting & Dispute Resolution, Construction Law and Competition & EU practice groups.

In addition to his work as a lawyer and partner at Van Benthem & Keulen, Marcel is also a Special Professor (bijzonder hoogleraar) at Utrecht University where he holds the Chair in “National and International Commercial Contracting” at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

Marcel got his PhD in 2009 with the thesis ‘Broken off negotiations and the legal qualification of reservations’. Marcel has worked in the legal profession since 1996 and was a company lawyer with Royal Dutch Shell before that.

What distinguishes Marcel as a lawyer is his motto ‘Settle if you can, but litigate sharply, if necessary!’.

From September 2016 until January 2020 Marcel has been a member of the Executive Board of Van Benthem & Keulen.

Van Benthem & Keulen B.V.

Van Benthem & Keulen is the ambitious fullservice firm in the legal and notarial practices. We are located in Utrecht and are among the 20 largest firms in the Netherlands. Our firm focuses on large and medium-sized businesses and organisations and we have a strong presence in the retail, healthcare, financial, educational, energy and government sectors.

Van Benthem & Keulen B.V. is a full service law firm.