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JACHTHAVENWEG 121, 1081 KM AMSTERDAM, PO BOX 75265, 1070 AG AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
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Work +31 20 6789 123
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Fax +31 20 795 4589
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www.vandoorne.com

Jasper Leedekerken

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Work +31 (0)20 6789 488
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Van Doorne

Work Department

Corporate Law: Corporate Governance; Dispute settlement and Insurance law: Litigation, Arbitration, Corporate Litigation, Commercial Litigation

Position

Jasper is a partner in the Litigation and Insurance team. He focuses on complex disputes relating to liability, attachments and enforcement of judgments. Jasper has specific expertise in commercial and corporate litigation, including disputes about acquisitions and shareholders.
In addition, Jasper successfully completed (cum laude) the Corporate Litigation postgraduate programme at Grotius Academy. He is a member of the Dutch Association for Civil Procedure Law and the Corporate Litigation Association as well, and is also a frequent guest lecturer for continuing education programmes for lawyers.

Career

Jasper has been a lawyer at Van Doorne since 2000 and was appointed partner in January 2009. He regularly serves as a visiting lecturer in the context of permanent training for lawyers.

Languages

Dutch, English.

Member

Jasper is a member of the Dutch Association for Civil Procedure Law and the Corporate Litigation Association as well, and is also a frequent guest lecturer for continuing education programmes for lawyers.

Education

Jasper successfully completed (cum laude) the Corporate Litigation postgraduate programme at Grotius Academy.


Netherlands

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Van Doorne fields ‘a sharp and competent team’. Practice co-head Jasper Leedekerken and Sjoerd Kamerbeek, who was promoted to partner in 2018, are representing Innsworth Advisors in proceedings against Steinhoff Holdings N.V. following accounting regularities at the company which resulted in shareholder losses. Fellow co-heads Lisette Bieleveld and Walter Hendriksen are acting for Catella Bank against a Dutch real estate investor and the Dutch State Lottery in a long-running class action.

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Dispute resolution: arbitration

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Van Doorne’s ‘hands-on’ group remains best known for commercial and post-M&A disputes. Insurance-related disputes are another area of strength and Maurits Kalff is a key name in this space. Jasper Leedekerken leads the practice and recently promoted partner Bas van Zelst is also noted.

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