about us


Tradinglawyers was established in 2015 by Ernst van den Broek because of the growing demand of his clients to provide more support in the field of negotiating trading documentation. Clients are financial institutions, corporations and commodity trading firms. Ernst has a network of other independent legal counsels that can be of assistance for larger projects or longer term assignments.

Ernst van den Broek has 15 years’ experience in the financial industry and works as an interim counsel in the Netherlands. He has worked for ING Financial Markets, NV Nuon Energy Trade & Wholesale, Rabobank International, ABN AMRO, AFM, Ministry of Finance and various other banks within both their legal and credit departments. He studied law at the University of Amsterdam and holds an MBA degree from the NIMBAS-Bradford Graduate School of Management. He has broad experience in the field of financial and commodity trading including the negotiation of ISDA Master Agreements, CSAs, GMRAs, GMSLAs and EFETs. He provides training on all these documents and is a fluent English speaker.

Clients are e.g.

• E.ON Energy Trading,
• AFM,
• Total Solutions Europe,
• AES Energy Corp.,
• ArcelorMittal,
• Banque LB Lux.,
• Ministry of Finance of the Netherlands,
• Delta Energy,
• Kas Bank N.V.,
• ABN Amro Bank N.V.,
• ING Financial Markets,
• Rabobank International,
• Eneco Business B.V.,
• N.V. Nuon Energy Trade & Wholesale (Currently Vattenfall),
• Delta Lloyd Bank N.V.,
• Cargill International S.A.,
• Titan LNG and
• Nidera Handelscompagnie BV.