Joost Maassen


Client feedback:

“Thanks again for today. I was and am impressed”. 

(App message from counsel of the requesting party after recently concluding a one-day mediation between Swiss and Dutch parties over claims and counter claims pertaining to registered moveable property amounting to € 1,5 million and € 6 million, against the background of pending (summary) arbitral and civil proceedings in The Netherlands and the UK).


German, Dutch, English


Specialist for negotiations and alternative dispute resolution (mediation) in (international) commercial, corporate and employment matters. Mother tongues Dutch and German, fluent in English, good command of French and Spanish. Dutch lawyer of German origin. Worked in (international) litigation and arbitration as an attorney with a leading Dutch law firm. Experience as (international) management consultant and co-owner of an executive search firm. Dutch and English mediation qualifications (MfN and CEDR). Experience relating to effective conflict prevention, -management and -resolution as independent and impartial mediator, party advisor, trainer, coach and (management) consultant.


  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction & Engineering
  • Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Property
  • Arts