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Work +31 20 6789 123
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Sjoerd Kamerbeek

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Van Doorne

Work Department

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

Position

As corporate law specialist, Sjoerd advises clients on stakeholder management and counsels companies on commercial and corporate disputes and litigation. In addition, he assists with strategic mergers and acquisitions in connection with takeover and shareholder disputes. Sjoerd frequently publishes articles on various corporate topics, and was one of the creators of the blog www.corporatelawblog.nl. 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.

Career

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 MenA.nl 2014
Top 10 Best Young Law Professional 2013
Winner Nudge Leadership Challenge: Best Young Leader in Sustainability 2012

Languages

Dutch, English

Education

Sjoerd graduated cum laude in law and economics from both Utrecht University and VU University Amsterdam. During his studies, he specialized in the legal/commercial regulation of mergers and acquisitions and in international corporate law. In 2015 Sjoerd obtained a Executive MBA at the Rotterdam School of Management.


Netherlands

Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Within: Next generation lawyers

Sjoerd Kamerbeek - Van Doorne

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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