Mr Jan Bart van de Hel > Stek > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Leidseplein 29
1017 PS Amsterdam
Jan Bart van de Hel photo

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial Litigation


Jan Bart is an expert in commercial and corporate dispute resolution. His practice covers the entire range of dispute resolution, with a focus on banking and finance litigation, director’s and professional liability, M&A related disputes and follow-on (cartel) damage claims. Jan Bart has extensive experience in large corporate investigations. He advises various (listed) companies and financial institutions on corporate and obligatory issues and liability.

Jan Bart was a senior lawyer in the Litigation & Arbitration and Banking & International Capital Markets departments of Allen & Overy. Jan Bart publishes regularly and is a lecturer at the Law Firm School on discovery and evidence. He is also a lecturer at the Nyenrode Business University and a member of the Corporate Litigation Association and the Dutch Association for Procedural Law.


Stek (2017),  Allen & Overy (2007)


Dutch, English


Netherlands Bar (2007), Corporate Litigation Association, Dutch Association for Procedural Law


University of Utrecht, Grotius Academy Corporate Law (post doc)



Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

At Stek, the dispute resolution team is particularly notable for its integrated competition litigation practice, which has seen significant recent instructions in the field of follow-on damages litigation, representing both defendants and claimants in several large matters. Practice co-head Jan Bart van de Hel focuses on financial litigation and director’s or professional liability cases, and is ‘a very clever, bright, calm, litigator who stands out in court‘, according to clients. Van de Hel’s fellow co-head Gerben Smit has particular strengths in contract law and tort disputes, covering a wide range of sectors including transportation, leisure, retail, finance, and industry.