Jan has 25 years of experience in handling corporate, commercial and finance issues. Working from the Amsterdam office, he advises on Dutch and Dutch Caribbean matters for companies, governments and financial institutions. Jan’s practice encompasses advisory work and dispute resolution. Jan’s experience extends to mergers & acquisitions and he engages in deal related disputes.
Jan has been a senior partner in the leading Dutch firm Pels Rijcken. From 1995 until 1998, Jan has worked in HBN’s office in Curaçao. Jan is accustomed to advise on high profile and complex matters. He is keen to help domestic and foreign clients deal with any legal issue they may have, offers practical solutions and avoids to overcomplicate matters. From 2008 until 2013, Jan was an active member of the creditors committee of a leading Icelandic bank in distress, overseeing the global liquidation of its assets. Jan has a broad international network and is praised by clients for his oversight, on-the-ball approach and ability to improvise. His clients are active (among other things) in energy, renewables, agriculture & food, telecommunications, private equity and trade.
University of Utrecht, the Netherlands and various post-graduate professional education programs
Dutch, English and German