Summary

Jeroen specialises in corporate and commercial litigation. He represents clients in both courts, including the Enterprise Chamber in Amsterdam, and arbitration. His practice focuses on corporate and M&A related disputes, including investor claims. Jeroen also has considerable M&A experience.

Jeroen is referred to by clients as "a great litigator", "creative, sharp-minded, dedicated", with "a calm but convincing litigation style" and a "top-class litigation team" (Legal 500, 2021).

Jeroen's recent experience includes advising and representing:

  • a Chinese state-owned enterprise in post-M&A litigation and ICC arbitration regarding a USD 2 billion transaction
  • a multinational online food delivery platform in a corporate disputes in ICC arbitration
  • former SNS REAAL NV in Enterprise Chamber proceedings after its nationalization by the Dutch State
  • the Eneco Shareholder Committee in Enterprise Chamber proceedings in connection with the potential privatisation of Eneco Group NV
  • the franchisor of well-established Dutch/Belgian DIY brands in a dispute with shareholders/franchisees in Enterprise Chamber proceedings and arbitration
  • a multinational manufacturer of automotive and industrial equipment in Enterprise Chamber proceedings
  • a multinational online-broker in a post-M&A dispute in ICC arbitration
  • supermarket retailers Jumbo and Coop in post-M&A litigation against Sligro regarding the acquisition of 400+ supermarket locations
  • a financial institution in a high value dispute over professional services liability
  • a hedgefund in reaching a significant settlement with Steinhoff, preceded by novel legal actions under the new 'Dutch scheme' bankruptcy legislation
  • former management in the aftermath of the bankruptcy of KPNQwest, one of the largest Dutch bankruptcies to date

Qualifications

  • Profession

    Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 2005

  • Languages

    Dutch, English

  • Education

    University of Leiden

Personal Assistant

Team

Marnix Leijten

Managing Partner

Anja Mutsaers

Practice Partner