The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

DE CUSERSTRAAT 85A, 1081 CN AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 560 0600
Fax:
Fax +31 20 560 0500
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.nl
Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V., Jurjen Korte, de, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

Jurjen Korte, de

Tel:
Work +31 20 5600 664
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Jurjen de Korte joined Eversheds in December 2010. Previously, Jurjen worked at the Amsterdam office of Stibbe and the Abu Dhabi office of Herbert Smith. Jurjen graduated in Dutch law at the Utrecht University (1998) and completed a master of laws degree at New York University (1999). He is admitted to the Dutch bar (1999), New York State bar (2001) and has rights of audience at the DIFC Courts (2010). Jurjen has extensive experience in cross-border litigation and arbitration with particular focus on international commercial arbitration. Jurjen has handled disputes in a wide range of sectors, including construction, automotive, oil & gas, M&A and banking and finance.

He frequently publishes and lectures in the field of international arbitration and private international law.

His recent experience includes representation of:

  • Summa Group in proceedings before the Amsterdam District Court and Court of Appeal to prevent the sale by the Russian publicly traded logistics company Transcontainer of a stake in a Kazakh rail transportation company worth more than USD 60 million
  • Solvers Group (previously Onexim) in a number of proceedings before the Amsterdam District Court and Court of Appeal against the Russian bank PSB concerning control over Svyaznoy (owner of more than 3.000 telecom shops in Russia with more than 20.000 employees and an annual turnover of RUB 111 billion) and related to three LCIA arbitrations in London
  • Nicolai Maximov in various proceedings before the Amsterdam District Court and Court of Appeal seeking enforcement under the New York Convention of a RUB 9 billion ICAC arbitral award, set aside in Russia, against the international steel company NLMK - Commended by Financial Times Most Innovative Law Firms in Private Wealth 2013
  • A Lebanese and Dutch company in an ICC arbitration in Amsterdam regarding a dispute with a Dutch listed company over the ownership of an IP-portfolio in the Middle-East and North Africa
  • An international oil company in an SCC arbitration in Stockholm against a Chinese construction company in connection with the construction of five oil drillings rigs for USD 62 million
  • The Republic of Azerbaijan in proceedings before the Court of Appeal in The Hague regarding claims of First International Merchant Bank (Malta) under alleged state guarantees and fraudulent letters of credit for the benefit of a UAE party
  • BNP Paribas in a series of summary proceedings and appeals against the insurance company Amlin and the commodity manager Control Union in connection with a Swiss UNCITRAL arbitration regarding the loss of grain stock worth USD 76 million in Russia
  • A former shareholder of Mastervolt in a series of summary proceedings, witness hearings and main proceedings in connection with a management buy-out and non-compete clauses

Publications:

Memberships:

Jurjen is a member of the Dutch Arbitration Association, the Corporate Litigation Association, the Dutch Civil Procedure Association and the American Bar Association.
At Eversheds he is a member of the International Arbitration Group (IAG) and the Financial Services Disputes and Investigations (FSDI) group.

Awards and rankings:

Jurjen is ranked in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal 500. He is also commended by Financial Times Most Innovative Law Firms in Private Wealth 2013.


undefinedundefined



Jurjen is sinds 2010 werkzaam bij Eversheds en leidt de Nederlandse procespraktijk. Hij startte zijn loopbaan in de advocatuur bij Stibbe en werkte vervolgens in Abu Dhabi bij Herbert Smith. Jurjen studeerde Nederlands recht aan de Universiteit van Utrecht en behaalde een LL.M. aan de Universiteit van New York. Hij staat ingeschreven op het Amsterdamse tableau en in New York en heeft voorts 'rights of audience' bij de DIFC Courts. Jurjen heeft uitgebreide ervaring met het beslechten van internationale geschillen met focus op internationale commerciële arbitrages. Hij heeft geschillen behandeld in verschillende sectoren waaronder de bouw, de auto-industrie, olie & gas, M&A en de financiële dienstverlening.

Hij publiceert en doceert regelmatig op het gebied van internationale arbitrage en internationaal privaatrecht.

Hij is onder meer lid van de Dutch Arbitration Association, Vereniging Corporate Litigation, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Procesrecht en American Bar Association.

Bij Eversheds is hij lid van de International Arbitration Group (IAG) en de Financial Services Disputes and Investigations (FSDI) group.

Zijn recente ervaring omvat vertegenwoordiging van:

  • Summa Group in een kort geding bij de Rechtbank en het Hof Amsterdam in verband met de voorgenomen verkoop door de Russische beursgenoteerde logistieke dienstverlener Transcontainer van een belang in een Kazachstaanse transportonderneming ter waarde van meer dan USD 60 miljoen
  • Solvers Group (daarvoor Onexim) in diverse procedures bij de Rechtbank en het Hof Amsterdam tegen de Russische bank PSB in verband met het verkrijgen van de controle over Svyaznoy N.V. (eigenaar van meer dan 3.000 telecomwinkels in Rusland met meer dan 20.000 werknemers en een jaarlijkse omzet van circa RUB 111 miljard)
  • Nicolai Maximov in verschillende procedures bij de Rechtbank en het Hof Amsterdam met betrekking tot de tenuitvoerlegging onder het Verdrag van New York van een in Rusland vernietigd ICAC arbitraal vonnis ter waarde van RUB 9 miljard tegen de internationale staalproducent NLMK - Aanbevolen door Financial Times Most Innovative Law Firms in Private Wealth 2013
  • Een Libanese en een Nederlandse vennootschap in een ICC arbitrage in Amsterdam in een geschil met een Nederlands beursgenoteerd fonds over het eigendom van een IE-portfolio in het Midden-Oosten en Noord Afrika
  • Een internationale oliemaatschappij in een SCC arbitrage tegen een Chinese bouwonderneming in verband met de constructie van vijf olieboorinstallaties ter waarde van USD 62 miljoen 
  • De Republiek Azerbeidzjan in een procedure bij het Hof Den Haag naar aanleiding van een vordering van First International Merchant Bank (Malta) met betrekking tot vermeende staatsgaranties en frauduleuze kredietbrieven ten gunste van een partij uit de Verenigde Arabische Emiraten
  • BNP Paribas in een reeks kort gedingen en hoger beroepen tegen de verzekeraar Amlin en de commodity manager Control Union in verband met een Zwitserse UNCITRAL arbitrage over in Rusland verduisterde voorraden landbouwproducten ter waarde van USD 76 miljoen
  • Een voormalig aandeelhouder van Mastervolt in een reeks kort gedingen, getuigenverhoren en de hoofdprocedure in verband met een management buy-out en non-concurrentiebedingen

Publicaties:

Lidmaatschappen:

Jurjen is onder meer lid van de Dutch Arbitration Association, Vereniging Corporate Litigation, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Procesrecht en American Bar Association.
Bij Eversheds is hij lid van de International Arbitration Group (IAG) en de Financial Services Disputes and Investigations (FSDI) Group.

Awards en rankings:

Jurjen is opgenomen in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe en Legal 500. Ook is hij aanbevolen door Financial Times Most Innovative Law Firms in Private Wealth 2013

 

undefinedundefined

 

Position

Partner

Back to index

Legal Developments in Netherlands

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • New Late Payments Directive

    Despite the implementation of Directive 2000/35/EC on combating late payment in commercial transactions in 2002, the European Commission (the “Commission”) concluded in 2008 that late payments were still widespread in the EU. It also turned out that public authorities in certain Member States were stipulating unjustifiably long contractual payment periods for transactions.
  • Amendment of the Collective Redundancy Notification Act

    On 1 March 2012 the Collective Redundancy Notification Act (Wet Melding Collective Outslug, "WACO") will be amended. What changes does this involve?
  • New Corporate Law Legislation

    In the field of corporate law, there are four (coming) Acts that attract attention, namely the introduction of the tenth book of the Dutch Civil Code, the amendment of the Marital Property Act and, to conclude, the coming entry into effect of the Management and Supervision Act and the Flexibilization of BV Act. Please find below a short explanation of each Act.
  • Shipping & Transport - Netherlands

    Attaching maritime assets in insolvency
    - AKD
  • The employment of foreign workers. What issues do you need to be aware of as an employer?

    The employment of foreign workers regularly raises questions. A brief summary of the most important areas of attention will be dealt with in this article.
    - AKD
  • Non-solicitation agreement violated via LinkedIn

    A non-solicitation agreement usually restricts the ability of an employee - after an employment contract has ended - to approach the clients of the former employer. The former employee of a software company recently discovered that the scope of such an agreement can also include contacts made via LinkedIn.
    - AKD
  • NETHERLANDS AS A GLOBAL FINANCE CENTRE

    Few jurisdictions can boast a foreign direct investment record like the Netherlands. As the world's seventh largest inward receiver of investments, housing approximately 9000 foreign-owned companies, the country's dynamic business environment provides an invaluable insight into macro investment trends.
    - AKD
  • Forming a company in the Netherlands

    The Netherlands and Dutch law The Netherlands is a perfect business location for foreign entrepreneurs (2,000 subsidiaries in Amsterdam, 140,000 jobs). It is the gateway to densely populated Western Europe and has a well-developed logistic and technical infrastructure.
  • Leasing of commercial premises in the Netherlands

    Normal 0 false false false EN-GB X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";} Dutch Law distinguishes two categories of commercial premises. Depending on the type of premises or the purpose for which it is used, they are referred to as:
  • Employment of foreign workers in the Netherlands

    The employment of foreign workers in the Netherlands regularly raises questions. What issues do you need to be aware of as an employer? A brief summary of the most important areas of attention will be dealt with in this article.
    - AKD