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Jeroen van Hezewijk

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A very smart lawyer, who is always on point with his advice and able to adapt quickly to new information

Chambers Global 2022, Dispute Resolution, the Netherlands

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About Jeroen van Hezewijk

Jeroen represents clients in domestic and multijurisdictional disputes

Jeroen’s experience covers both litigation and arbitration. He has litigated dozens of cases in the Dutch courts, with an emphasis on cases with cross-border aspects. Jeroen has significant defending clients in collective actions, having represented several multinationals in collective and class actions in the Dutch courts, particularly in antitrust-related matters.

He has expertise and experience in advising and representing companies many different industries, including the energy and natural resources, financial services, and media and technology sectors.

In the arbitration sphere, Jeroen has been involved in cases under various sets of rules, including NAI (Netherlands Arbitration Institute), DIS, ICC and UNCITRAL, as well as in enforcement and setting-aside proceedings in the Netherlands.

Jeroen is praised by clients for his talent for presenting complex matters in an accessible manner and seeing new angles and arguments to turn the case in his clients’ favour.

He is fluent in English as well as his native Dutch, plus a working knowledge of French, German and Italian. 

Recent work

  • Representing Volkwagen in several collective actions in the Dutch courts relating to its diesel vehicles
  • Representing ABB in landmark antitrust follow-on damages cases relating to high voltage electrical equipment
  • Representing Barclays in English-Dutch court proceedings relating to interest rate derivatives
  • Representing a multinational corporation engaged in hydrocarbon exploration in enforcement proceedings relating to a USD 2 billion arbitral award

Qualifications

Education

  • Maastricht University, Netherlands (Dutch law)
  • Columbia University, New York, US (LLM)

Professional memberships

  • Amsterdam and New York bars