Dutch litigation lawyer

Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2020

Max creates close working relationships with clients, providing pragmatic solutions across on all legal matters. His specialist areas include liability law and civil litigation in the Netherlands, in particular his expertise covers liability, contractual disputes and cross-border matters. Max is a specialist in commercial law and corporate law disputes, such as disputes involving (the termination of) purchase and collaboration agreements , M&A transactions, disputes between shareholders, proceedings with the Enterprise Chamber of the Court of Appeals and directors’ and supervisors’ liability. Whatever the sector is, Max understands our clients’ businesses and their sector and is dedicated to that area. Max is able to achieve innovative, pragmatic and commercial solutions for our clients.

As a Dutch litigation lawyer, Max has done work for many innovative organisations seeking solutions for new business challenges, even though they may, for instance, be struggling with issues under International Private Law regulations. Among other things, he advises and provides support to organisations vis-a-vis: drafting / assessing business contracts commercial litigation in the Netherlands, LOIs, NDAs, compliance issues, breaches, conducting civil court proceedings etc.

Max also provides support to our litigation practice in the field of (international) trade disputes. As a Dutch litigation lawyer in the netherlands, Max also assists our commercial clients in proceedings before courts in the Netherlands. He also advises organisations with product safety issues involving the machinery regulations.


Dutch, German and English

Contact details

Office:  +31 (0)20 – 210 31 38 
E-mail: max.schwillens@maakadvocaten.nl