Summary

Jeroen specialises in corporate and commercial litigation. He represents clients in court proceedings, including before the Enterprise Chamber in Amsterdam, and in international 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), who "does a great job of thinking outside the box and brings the right level of creativity" (Chambers Global, 2022).

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 dispute in ICC arbitration
  • former SNS REAAL NV and de Volksbank 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 N.V.
  • 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 hedge fund 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

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