Max Hetterscheidt


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Max is counsel in de praktijkgroep geschillenbeslechting. Max heeft veel ervaring in het voeren van (grensoverschrijdende) procedures, zowel bij de overheidsrechter als in arbitrage. Zijn praktijk bestrijkt het gehele terrein van geschillenbeslechting, met een nadruk op contractuele aansprakelijkheid, bestuurders- en aandeelhoudersaansprakelijkheid, geschillen die verband houden met fusies en overnames, (kartel)schadeclaims, fraude, de vernietiging en erkenning & tenuitvoerlegging van (arbitrale) vonnissen. Max heeft cliënten bijgestaan in (internationale) arbitrale procedures onder de ICC, DIAC, NAI, CEPANI en andere arbitragereglementen.
In 2019 heeft Max succesvol de Grotius opleiding op het gebied van internationaal commercieel contracteren afgerond.


Max is recommended in the Legal 500 EMEA 2019, 2021, 2022 and 2023 for Commercial Litigation.

Legal 500 – Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation

  • “The Stek team consists of top-notch litigators who have a proactive and pragmatic approach to the high-profile cases they run. Compared to some of their peers, the Stek team are focused on getting the job done and on delivering results for the client, all in an extremely user-friendly way. The team is a pleasure to work with.” (2024)
  • “There are several reasons that make Stek remarkable. Stek analyse complex matters meticulously and provide practical solutions from their unique perspective. Another element that makes Stek stand out is its young, dynamic team, consisting of talented lawyers with multi-dimensional and rich perspectives, who combine their deep business understanding with extensive legal skills. It acts in the most efficient ways when solving a legal matter with brilliant strategies.” (2024)
  • “The team is very well balanced with a perfect mix of experience, strategic thinkers and outstanding litigators.” (2023)
  • “Legal technical excellence, punctual, reliable, delivering progress briefs adequately and frequently, and keeping them brief and informative. The litigation that Stek conducts for my client involves partner Gerben Smit and Max Hetterscheidt. All what has been said above refers to these two individuals who in my eyes are exceptionally strong litigation attorneys.” (2021)

Chambers Global – Dispute Resolution

  • “The advice given is sound and has a high degree of commercial awareness.” (2023)
  • “We are very satisfied with the team’s timely responses, active engagement and willingness to discuss matters.” (2023)
  • Advocaat bij Stek (2018 – heden)
  • Advocaat Allen & Overy (2016 – 2018)
  • Advocaat bij Houthoff (2011 – 2015)
  • Bestuurslid van NAI Jong Oranje (2019 – heden)
  • Oprichter en lid van de Corporate Disputes Committee van de Dutch Arbitration Association (2019 – heden)
  • Lid van de Energy Committee van de Dutch Arbitration Association (2022 – heden)
  • Editor Kluwer Private Enforcement Litigation Database (2018 – 2021)
"The advice given is sound and has a high degree of commercial awareness"
Dispute Resolution - 2023
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