Annet van HOOFT
Annet van HOOFT is an independent arbitrator and counsel based in Paris. After having practiced for more than 20 years at major U.S. and U.K. law firms in Brussels, New York and Paris, and having been a Counsel at the ICC Court of Arbitration, Annet set up her own law firm focusing on international arbitration.
Annet is admitted to practice in both common and civil law jurisdictions and has a broad range of experience handling international arbitrations under various applicable laws and in a wide variety of sectors and fields, including construction & energy, IP related disputes (e.g., pharmaceuticals, life sciences, technology and communication) and corporate law related disputes (e.g., joint-ventures, mergers & acquisitions).
Annet is a former Vice-Chair of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, a co-chair of the Paris Bar Open Commission on International Arbitration and a Honorary President of the Bucharest International Arbitration Court (BIAC). She is the co-author of ‘Arbitrating under the 2012 ICC Rules: An Introductory User’s Guide’ (published by Kluwer Law International) and a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges.