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Evers Soerjatin
KONINGSLAAN 31
1075 AB AMSTERDAM
Netherlands

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 2

Evers Soerjatin is ‘an excellent litigation boutique’ with ‘a pragmatic and cost-efficient approach’. Well-known for high-end corporate and commercial disputes work, the practice has a huge amount of experience in representing clients before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal. Marcel Evers  co-heads the team and acts for businesses, shareholders and directors in corporate disputes. Stein van Thiel , who also co-heads the team, is recommended for corporate governance and insolvency matters; Jonas Verheul  is also recommended. Ellen Soerjatin  stepped down into an of counsel role.

Practice head(s):

Marcel Evers; Stein van Thiel

Other key lawyers:

Jonas Verheul; Jessica de Rooij; Ellen Soerjatin

Testimonials

‘Practical, solution-driven, down-to-earth and client-minded’.

‘The Evers team is extremely responsive, knowledgeable and professional’.

‘They inspire confidence and are a pleasure to work with’.

‘A specialist litigation boutique with profound knowledge and experience in Enterprise Chamber proceedings’.

‘They stand out in performing difficult, high-profile cases under high time pressure’.

‘Jonas Verheul and Stein van Thiel combine profound and excellent knowledge of corporate and procedural law with a strategic and hands-on approach of complex high-profile cases’.

‘A lot of knowledge of the real estate industry, very flexible and willing to do their utmost’.

‘Evers Soerjatin is a valued partner for complex cases’.

Key clients

Burford Capital

All Dutch Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda and Porsche dealers and service partners

Asiana Airlines

Friesland Campina

Tennor Holding

CreditAccess India

United Dutch Breweries

Heco Reassurantie

Sevilla Beheer

Various parties affected by the expropriation of SNS Reaal by the Dutch Minister of Finance

Work highlights

  • Representing all Dutch Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda and Porsche dealers in the collective actions initiated by Stichting Volkswagen Car Claim and Stichting Diesel Emissions Justice on the emission matter.
  • Acting on behalf of Burford in various matters, including against Steinhoff in respect of claims of investment funds with a total value of approximately EUR 422m.
  • Representing an international airline in the cartel damages claim proceedings before the Amsterdam District Court.

The firm: Evers Soerjatin is an independent litigation boutique dedicated solely to (complex and high-stakes) commercial and corporate dispute resolution.

Areas of practice: Evers Soerjatin is an independent litigation boutique dedicated solely to (complex and high-stakes) commercial and corporate dispute resolution. The firm offers legal support to corporates, their managing and supervisory directors and shareholders, entrepreneurs and investors in (impending) conflicts and high-impact crisis situations.

The key areas in which the firm is active inter alia comprise dispute resolution in respect of: disrupted relationships within or between the bodies of a company, deadlocks in the decision-making process, mergers and acquisitions, financing the company, mismanagement, directors and officers liability, corporate governance, hostile takeovers and anti-takeover protection, squeeze-out of minority shareholders, withdrawal and expulsion of shareholders, restructuring and insolvency, fraud and internal investigations, financial reporting, valuation issues, joint venture relationships and other commercial collaborations, mass damages, including cartel damages, professional liability of commercial service providers (including accountants and civil law notaries) and general contract law and property law issues.

This experience is used both in preventing proceedings (including via commercial mediation) and in litigation before the Dutch courts, including the Enterprise Chamber, as well as in national and international arbitration.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Dispute resolution Marcel Eversmarcel.evers@everssoerjatin.com+31205727873
Dispute resolution Stein van Thielstein.vanthiel@everssoerjatin.com+31205727818
Dispute resolution Jessica de Rooijjessica.derooij@everssoerjatin.com+31205727866
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Mr Marcel Evers  photo Mr Marcel Evers attorney-at-law/partner
Ms Ellen Soerjatin  photo Ms Ellen Soerjatin attorney-at-law/of counsel
Mr Jonas Verheul  photo Mr Jonas Verheul attorney-at-law/partner
Ms Jessica de Rooij  photo Ms Jessica de Rooij attorney-at-law/partner
Mr Stein van Thiel  photo Mr Stein van Thiel attorney-at-law/partner
Number of lawyers : 16
Dutch
English
French
Spanish

FIRM OVERVIEW:

Evers Soerjatin is an independent law firm dedicated solely to complex corporate and commercial dispute resolution. The firm offers legal support to corporates, their managing and supervisory directors and shareholders, entrepreneurs and investors in (impending) conflicts and high impact crisis situations.

PRACTICE AREA:

We specialise in the following key areas:

Corporate disputes:

  • disrupted relationships within or between the bodies of a company
  • deadlocks in the decision-making process
  • mismanagement
  • directors and officers liability
  • corporate governance
  • withdrawal, expulsion and buy-out of shareholders
  • financial reporting
  • financing and valuation issues
  • restructuring and insolvency
  • hostile takeovers and anti-takeover protection
  • fraud and internal investigations
  • appointments by the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal

Commercial disputes:

  • collective (damages) actions, including class actions
  • mass damages settlements, particularly investors’ and cartel-related damages
  • disputes about commercial (joint venture) agreements
  • warranty claims and M&A disputes
  • professional liability (including accountants and civil-law notaries)
  • general contract law and property law issues
DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Jessica de Rooijjessica.derooij@everssoerjatin.com+31205727866
Marcel Eversmarcel.evers@everssoerjatin.com+31205727873
Stein van Thielstein.vanthiel@everssoerjatin.com+31205727818
Partners : 4
Laywers : 15
Dutch
English (fluent)
French
Spanish
German
IBA (International Bar Association)