Mr Sidney Berendsen > Loyens & Loeff > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Loyens & Loeff
FRED ROESKESTRAAT 100
1076 ED AMSTERDAM, PO BOX 71170
1008 BD AMSTERDAM
Netherlands

Work Department

Litigation & Risk Management

Position

Sidney Berendsen, attorney at law, is a specialist in corporate law disputes and heads the Corporate Investigations Team.

Career

Sidney Berendsen, attorney at law, is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management Practice Group. He specialises in corporate law disputes, such as disputes involving transactions, disputes between shareholders, proceedings with the Enterprise Chamber of the Court of Appeals, directors’- and supervisors’ liability and (international) arbitration. He also specialises in corporate fraud cases. He is a key member of the Corporate Investigations Team.

Languages

Dutch, English and German

Education

Dutch law, University of Utrecht, 1995
Corporate Litigation (post-graduate course), 2005

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Fraud and white-collar crime

Sidney Berendsen leads the practice at Loyens & Loeff, which focuses on internal corporate investigations, particularly in relation to to tax controversies, in line with the team’s tax expertise. The team also represents corporate clients and senior management in litigation relating to corruption, fraud, and money laundering, alongside general compliance advice, including dawn raid training.

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Loyens & Loeff fields a sizeable litigation team, and as such the firm can provide a strong service across the spectrum of commercial, corporate, and financial litigation. The practice is chaired by Hendrik van Druten, who is notable for his work on disputes relating to insolvency, as well as those concerning M&A or capital markets transactions. Other key personnel include Sidney Berendsen, who recently represented a large property manager in a dispute with its lessees over alleged failures to exercise rights of first refusal during a share transaction, as well as senior associate Huib Schrama, securities law specialist Mijke Sinninghe Damsté and Tom Claassens, whose niche lies in litigation taking place across the Dutch Carribbean.