Gertjan Boekraad

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Gertjan Boekraad

Gertjan specialises in complex commercial litigation. In legal proceedings, he represents a variety of clients both national and international, ranging from financial institutions to leading businesses.

His practice involves a wide range of civil liability issues, including disputes concerning various types of contracts, tort litigation, professional liability disputes, and banking and securities litigation. He also represents auditors of big accountancy firms in proceedings before the disciplinary courts for auditors.

Gertjan is also an insolvency expert and litigates over issues such as the validation of claims, fraudulent preference and director's liability.

He holds a PhD in bankruptcy law from the University of Nijmegen and also serves as deputy judge in the Court of Appeal of 's-Hertogenbosch.

  • Languages: Dutch, English
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 1997
  • Partner since: 2005

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18.08.2020 NL law
Quarter century bankruptcy settlement and estate debts

Articles - To mark the publication’s 25th anniversary, the editors of the Dutch Journal for Insolvency Law have invited Gertjan Boekraad to author an article on how the issue of bankruptcy settlement has developed in legal doctrine over the past quarter of a century. He discusses questions including: what are estate debts, how can they be paid in advance, and what if the assets do not completely cover the estate debts? 

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27.05.2020 NL law
Accountants advising in real estate transactions: be aware of penalties in mortgage deeds

Short Reads - The Court of Appeal of Arnhem-Leeuwarden ruled on 3 March 2020 that an accountant did not properly advise her client with respect to a sale of real estate (ECLI:NL:GHARL:2020:1875). In her research concerning the consequences of the sale, the accountant had failed to properly review the contracts between the seller and the financier of the real estate. The accountant had therefore acted unlawfully.

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18.08.2020 NL law
Kwart eeuw faillisementsafwikkeling en boedelschulden

Articles - Ter gelegenheid van haar 25-jarig jubileum nodigde het Tijdschrift voor Insolventierecht Gertjan Boekraad uit een bijdrage te schrijven over hoe het recht zich in een kwart eeuw heeft ontwikkeld op het gebied van de Faillissementsafwikkeling. Aan bod komen vragen als: wat zijn boedelschulden, hoe worden zij omgeslagen en hoe wordt een negatieve boedel afgewikkeld? 

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