Nienke van den Berg > Chambers of George Bompas QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of George Bompas QC
4 Stone Buildings
LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3XT
England

Position

Nienke specialises in litigation and advice in commercial Chancery matters, including all aspects of corporate and personal insolvency, commercial litigation, company law, corporate fraud, asset recovery and public law. Nienke appears both in the High Court (Queen’s Bench Division (Commercial Court) and Chancery Division) as well as in the County Courts. She has experience working as a junior in substantial trials, including complex and valuable insolvency proceedings and she regularly acts in disputes relating to banking and financial services (acting for both banks and investors) including in relation to the mis-selling of investment products. Her work frequently involves an international or cross-border element, and she advises in relation to both on- and offshore matters (including, but not limited to, the BVI and DIFC).

Nienke advises and acts as a trial advocate on her own, and can also be instructed as part of a team of counsel.

Recent cases include: Robert Tchenguiz & ors. v Grant Thornton & ors [2018] (QB); Chesterfield United Inc (in liquidation) & anor. v Deutsche Bank AG & ors. [2016] (Ch); (1) Blue Tropic Ltd (2) Coppella Ventures Ltd v Ivane Chkhartishvili [2014] EWHC 2243 (Ch) and Bradley Knight v APS Recycling Ltd [2014] EWHC 4620 (Ch).

Career

Called 2012; Lincoln’s Inn.

Pupillage at 4 Stone Buildings 2012.

Tenant at 4 Stone Buildings since 2013.

Languages

English, Dutch, French.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association (ChBA)

Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)

Education

Harvard Law School (2010 LLM)

New College, University of Oxford (2009 MJur)

Leiden University (2007 LLB; 2008 LLM)