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Jelmer Baukema

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Van Doorne

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Finance & Restructuring: Finance, Financial services; Financial Institutions: Financials, FinTech


Jelmer is a lawyer in the Finance & Restructuring practice at Van Doorne. Jelmer focusses his practice on advising financial institutions and other domestic and international clients on financing and (debt) restructuring transactions. In addition, he advises clients on legal aspects connected to alternative financing and funding methods such as peer-to-peer (P2P) lending, crowdfunding, debt-based securities and invoice financing.


Jelmer's expertise particularly focuses on: insolvency law in broad sense, (financial) (re)structuring, restart and acquisition of undertakings before/after bankruptcy, (enforcement of) security, and FinTech, including (online) payment services, electronic money and block chain.

Jelmer regularly publishes on matters related to its expertise in legal literature.



  • Dutch Bar Association
  • Association for Financial Legislation
  • Dutch Association for Insolvency Law Advocates (INSOLAD)


  • Post-graduate INSOLAD/Erasmus University specialization course on financial economics, 2018
  • Insolvency Law, Grotius/INSOLAD Academy, 2016
  • Business Law and Private Law, University of Groningen, the Netherlands, 2009


Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

With a 'pragmatic and hands-on approach', the Van Doorne restructuring and insolvency team includes litigation and enforcement specialists. Lender side clients of team leader Stefan van Rossum include ABN AMRO and Aareal Bank and he is undertaking a number of cases on behalf of Rabobank. Together with associate Jelmer Baukema, van Rossum is advising on the restructuring of the Ter Haak Group.

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