Chris Jager > Florent > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Dispute resolution, Insolvency law


Chris is partner of the firm and is specialised in dispute resolution. Chris conducts an extensive national & cross border litigation and arbitration practice, representing companies, investors and banks in commercial and corporate law disputes. Chris likes to act on the intersection of corporate, commercial and insolvency disputes. He is involved in high-profile cases, including inquiry proceedings for the Enterprise Chamber. Chris is the trusted advisor for a number of large corporations. Chris is a trusted advisor of various major corporates. Chris regularly publishes on subjects related to procedural law and is a co-author of the standard work, Groene Serie Kluwer Faillissementsrecht.


Before BLIX was founded in 2009 and Florent was formed in 2017, he worked for many years at Baker & McKenzie.


Dutch, English


Chris is a member of INSOLAD, Insol Europe, Insol International, the Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency (NVRII), the Corporate Litigation Association and the Dutch Association for Procedural Law (NVvP).


Dutch Law, Radboud University Nijmegen. Grotius Academie, post-doctoral course in Insolvency Law (INSOLAD). Specialist course Financial Economy for Insolvency Lawyers (INSOLAD).

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

Head of Florent‘s litigation practice Yvette Borrius represents listed companies and high-profile individuals, including managing directors, shareholders and officers, in sensitive investigations and mass claims. Representing national and international clients in disputes that intersect insolvency and commercial matters is a core specialism of Chris Jager‘s work. Recently promoted partner Emille Buziau is another key contact for shareholders and directors, and represents listed companies in summary proceedings regarding the performance of agreements.

Comparative Guides

The Netherlands: International Arbitration November 2023 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of International Arbitration laws and regulations applicable in The Netherlands.
The Netherlands: Litigation July 2023 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview of Litigation laws and regulations applicable in The Netherlands.