Branda Katan

I am Branda Katan Litigation and Dispute Resolution specialist

Branda Katan

Branda is dedicated to every case. Delving deep into the facts she ensures no argument is missed allowing her to anticipate steps from the other party. 

Her field of work includes contractual disputes, fraud and the liability of directors and professional service firms, with a special focus on the consequences that failing internal communication, IT systems and flows of information can have for the contractual and tortious liability of companies. She has acted in a broad spectrum of cases comprising industrial accidents, failed acquisitions, bank insolvencies and disputes between investors.

Branda holds a law degree from VU University Amsterdam, a philosophy degree from University College London and a philosophy degree from the University of Amsterdam. In 2017 she obtained a PhD degree (with honours) at Radboud University Nijmegen on the attribution of knowledge to legal entities.

Branda is editor of the Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht (Company law monthly review).

  • Languages: Dutch, French, English
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2005

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Double roles in attributing knowledge

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Can an SPV be misled before it exists?

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