I am Jeroen Kortmann
Competition Disputes specialist
Litigation and Dispute Resolution specialist

Jeroen Kortmann

Specialising in complex issues regarding contract law, tort law and insurance litigation, Jeroen also heads our integrated Antitrust Litigation Group.

Jeroen is active as a defence counsel in large commercial disputes and has comprehensive experience in cross-border litigation.

Jeroen has a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford and he is also an author of several publications, primarily on the subjects of tort law and competition litigation. In addition, he has published on private law aspects of the trade in CO2 emissions.

From 2005 to 2006, Jeroen was associated with Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York. In 2007, he was appointed professor of private law at the University of Amsterdam, where he teaches European tort law.

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

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