Jeroen Kortmann

I am Jeroen Kortmann
Class Actions and Group Actions specialist
Litigation and Dispute Resolution specialist
Competition Disputes specialist

Jeroen Kortmann

Jeroen heads Stibbe's International Litigation Group. Acting as a defence counsel in large international disputes,  he has considerable experience in cross-border litigation. His specializations are: collective redress, competition damages litigation, tort law, contractual disputes and insurance litigation. 

Jeroen holds a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford and from 2005 to 2006, he was a foreign associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York. Jeroen is the author of several publications, chiefly on the subject of tort law, competition damages litigation and collective redress. 

In 2007, he was appointed professor of private law at the University of Amsterdam, where he teaches the subject of European Tort Law. 

Specialties: Cross-border litigation; liability in contract, tort and unjust enrichment; insurance law; antitrust damage litigation.

  • Languages: Dutch, English
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 2003
  • Partner since: 2008

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