Hannah van Roessel / Director, Senior Legal Counsel Omni Bridgeway, Amsterdam

Hannah is a specialist in litigation and international arbitration. She has in-depth expertise in successfully pursuing claims against sovereigns and semi-sovereign entities, as well as in resolving commercial disputes in areas such as marine construction and oil exploration. Hannah also has significant hands-on experience with the cross-border recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards on the basis of the New York Convention.

Before joining Omni Bridgeway in 2013, Hannah practised law for 8 years with Dutch top-tier law firms Loyens & Loeff and NautaDutilh, where she specialised in litigation and international arbitration, and where she gained invaluable experience in related court proceedings regarding the recognition and setting aside of arbitral awards. Hannah holds a master’s degree in Private, Trade and Business Law from the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands, and a master’s degree in International Trade Law from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. She also received a diploma in international commercial arbitration from Queen Mary, University of London. She is fluent in Dutch and English and understands French.