About Gerben

Gerben is a partner and attorney with La Gro and specialises in commercial disputes, restructuring, corporate law, and insolvency law. He advises businesses and directors on continuity and discontinuity matters. He conducts litigation on a regular basis and advises on commercial disputes, acquisitions, and directors’ liability. He is also a court-appointed bankruptcy administrator. He always seeks to get a full understanding of his clients’ interests and involves his clients in determining the most effective strategy to adopt. He has excellent numerical acumen. He will always look at the bigger picture rather than just the legal matter at hand. 

Expertise

  • Insolvency law
  • Contract law
  • Business law

Qualifications and experience

  • 2004, Utrecht University (Economic Public and Business Law)
  • 2004, Utrecht University (Law and Economics in Business and Society)
  • 2011, INSOLAD/Grotius Programme (Insolvency Law, postgraduate) 
  • 2013, INSOLAD Specialisation Programme (Financial Economics for Insolvency Lawyer)
  • Member of Insolad (Association of Insolvency Lawyers)
  • Secretary of the Disciplinary Committee of the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB)
  • Member of Round Table 29.

 Recent cases

  • Advising and assisting directors held liable by a receiver An arrangement was made after negotiations, thus preventing legal proceedings.
  • Represented a director in legal proceedings, after the receiver had held the director liable on various grounds. The claims against the director were dismissed.
  • Assistance and consulting in relation to a relaunch of various retail outlets following a bankruptcy.
  • Assisting in legal proceedings regarding a manufacturer from the metal industry who was called to account on (allegedly) faulty products.
  • Advising on and drawing up various (framework) contracts for the supply of hardware.
Contact details
G. (Gerben) Barendregt

Attorney at law | Partner 

Insolvency, Restructuring & Finance | Corporate Advisory & Litigation | Commercial contracts and commercial litigation

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