Who are we?
A law firm in Paris, France. The website address of van Hooft SARL is:

Contact details
The law firm van Hooft is a French limited liability company (SARL) of lawyers, registered with the Paris Bar, with a capital of 5,000 euros, whose head office is located at 5 avenue Alphand, 75116, Paris, registered under the number RCS Paris: 890 902 570 (hereinafter “van Hooft SARL”). The firm van Hooft SARL is the publisher of the website (hereinafter the “Site”) and Annet van Hooft is the director of publication, hosted by the company: Strato located at Pascalstrasse 10, 10587 Berlin, Germany ( Access to the Site and the use of its content is subject to the terms of use described below. By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept without reservation the following terms and conditions:

Intellectual property rights
The firm van Hooft SARL is the owner of the domain name The Site as a whole and each of its components are the exclusive property of van Hooft SARL, which is the only entity authorised to use the related intellectual property rights. The use of all or part of the Site, in particular by downloading, reproducing, transmitting, representing or disseminating for purposes other than for your personal and private use for non-commercial purposes is strictly prohibited. The creation of hypertext links to the Site can only be made with the prior written authorisation of the firm van Hooft SARL. Any authorisation can be revoked at any time.

Personal data
The provisions of Article 6.III of Law 2004-575 of 21 June 2004 are applicable. In application of Articles 13 and 14 of the European General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) and Article 32 of the amended French Data Protection Act of 6 January 1978, the owner of the Site informs you of the following: van Hooft SARL is dedicated to the resolution of disputes through international arbitration and mediation. In the course of its activities as a lawyer, arbitrator or mediator, van Hooft SARL may collect personal data directly or indirectly and process them for the purposes of its functions. In particular, in the course of its activities as a lawyer, arbitrator or mediator, van Hooft SARL may collect personal data through the documents and materials voluntarily submitted by the parties in the proceedings; through the documents and materials submitted by the parties pursuant to a procedural order issued by the arbitral tribunal; and through exchanges with the parties and other arbitrators, where applicable. The firm van Hooft SARL may also process personal data collected directly and indirectly in the context of a case to draw up any documents or correspondence necessary for the performance of its activities as a lawyer or as an arbitrator or mediator, such as procedural orders, and/or correspondence to the parties, arbitrators, arbitration institutions, and/or arbitration awards. This processing is part of the arbitration proceedings and all participants in the proceedings (parties, lawyers, witnesses, experts, arbitrators, staff of an arbitration institution, etc.) are informed and consent to it. If special circumstances apply to you, please inform us at the outset of the proceedings. Your personal data will be kept for the minimum time strictly necessary, and in any event in accordance with the provisions of the arbitration or ADR rules applicable to you or any other indication given, whether in a Terms of Reference, Procedural Order or any other applicable decision. However, some of your data will be retained for the sole purpose of conducting conflict of interest searches.

Transfer of data outside the European Union or the European Economic Area
Please note that personal data may be transmitted to and from countries outside the European Union in the course of the activities of van Hooft SARL, whether because you yourself are resident in a country outside the European Union or the EEA, or because that is the case of another party to the arbitration or a third-party intervener. Transfers to third countries receive in principle the protection defined in the European Regulation. The European Commission publishes a list of third countries that offer an adequate level of data protection and concludes specific international agreements with other countries. Please consult the European Union website in this regard. In addition, although the servers used are based in Europe, it is possible that for the sole purpose of keeping your data, van Hooft SARL may transfer your personal data outside the European Union or EEA through cloud storage services. If for any reason you do not want van Hooft to store your data on a cloud system, you should inform us at the beginning of the procedure.

Legal Notice
The terms are established in conformity with French law and in particular with the provisions of the law of 21 June 2004 for the confidence in the digital economy as well as the law of 6 January 1978 modified by the law of 6 August 2004 on data processing and freedoms. The courts of Paris, France have territorial jurisdiction to hear any dispute relating to the Site. This website and its contents have been provided for information purposes only and do not constitute a solicitation or an offer of services. Sending communications to van Hooft SARL and/or responding to your communications will not create an attorney-client relationship and will not impose any obligation on van Hooft SARL or any of its employees. Any use of this site and its contents is strictly prohibited, except for personal, non-commercial use. Users and readers of this site are solely responsible for the consequences of their use. By using this site, you agree to do so only for lawful and proper purposes, including under the laws of France.

In accordance with the provisions of Articles L. 612-1 et seq. of the French Consumer Code, you have the possibility, in the event of a dispute with a lawyer, to have recourse to the Consumer Mediator, who is the national mediator at the Conseil National des Barreaux (CNB). You can contact him or her by e-mail: or by regular mail: Consumer Mediator of the legal profession, 180 boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris, France.

Dutch Bar
Annet van Hooft has registered « civil procedure » and more in particular « arbitration » as her legal practice area with the register of legal practice of the Dutch Bar. Based on this registration, she is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in the registered principal legal practice area, in accordance with the standards set by the Dutch Bar.