Mr Sjoerd Kamerbeek > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Van Doorne
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Work Department

Corporate Law: Corporate Governance, Venture Capital; Dispute Resolution, Insurance Law: Arbitration, Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Litigation, Insurance Law; European & Competition Law: Competition Litigation


As corporate law specialist, Sjoerd advises and litigates for internationally renowned clients on M&A, warranty & indemnity (insurances), investment(-losses) and more generally commercial and corporate disputes. Sjoerd is specifically focussed on disputes within companies between board members, shareholders’, and other key stakeholders. In doing so, he frequently acts before the Enterprise Chamber of the Court of Amsterdam. He acts for the largest international (hedge) funds on their shareholder activist campaigns in the Netherlands. Finally, he assists with strategic M&A in connection with takeover and shareholder disputes.

Sjoerd frequently publishes articles on various corporate topics. Further, Sjoerd is regularly a guest lecturer on social entrepreneurship at Utrecht University. He is also a co-founder of and member of the advisory board to the Utrecht University Social Entrepreneurship Initiative.


Sjoerd is partner at Van Doorne as per 1 January, 2018.

Honors & Awards:
One of the 35 younger than 35, “Advocatenblad”: the best 35 lawyers younger than 35 in 2016
Young Talent 2014
Top 10 Best Young Law Professional 2013
Winner Nudge Leadership Challenge: Best Young Leader in Sustainability 2012


Dutch, English


Sjoerd graduated cum laude in law and economics from both Utrecht University and VU University Amsterdam. In 2015 Sjoerd obtained an Executive MBA at the Rotterdam School of Management. He became a partner at Van Doorne in 2018, being one of the youngest ever appointed at a large law firm. Over the years, he has been consistently recognized as one of the best young lawyers on the market.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

(Next Generation Partners)

Sjoerd KamerbeekVan Doorne

Van Doorne’s team ‘consists of strong litigators and negotiators, who always provide the best solutions and results’. The firm has recently grown its practice in the arbitration, white-collar crime and IP and IT spheres, complementing its already strong insurance litigation practice. Head of team Jasper Leedekerken focuses on commercial and corporate litigation and acts for domestic and international clients, including acting as local counsel for top international law firms. Sjoerd Kamerbeek is recommended for M&A-related disputes and often acts before the Enterprise Chamber.