Jeroen started his legal career in 1985 in the Rotterdam maritime practice of Van Traa advocaten, the leading maritime law firm in The Netherlands. He joined the trust practice of Trenité Van Doorne, Amsterdam in 1990 and became the firm’s Curaçao resident partner in 1993. Here he was primarily responsible for the firm’s offshore practice.
As of 1997 to 2005, Jeroen was a managing director and shareholder of Amicorp, one of the leading global trust- and management companies. In this capacity he was stationed in Curaçao and Amsterdam, where he was primarily active in the Far-East markets. In 2006 Jeroen returned to Curaçao where he joined HBN Law, where he became partner in 2008.
Jeroen has a vast experience in mergers & acquisition, banking & finance, investment funds and asset protection & wealth preservation. He advises and litigates for international and national financial institutions, corporations and high-net individuals and frequently acts as boardroom advisor. As a tax lawyer he is also involved in tax investigations and related tax litigation. His professional activities include being a member of the first drafting Curaçao committee mutual fund legislation and of the sub-committee of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten on the drafting of the Exemption Regulations under the Curaçao Ordinance on the Supervision of Credit Institutions. In addition he was co-chair of the Task Force legal & tax Curaçao E-Commerce Platform.
Jeroen is a part-time lecturer on corporate governance, private international law and corporate law at the University of the Dutch Caribbean and Jeroen has also been a speaker at several seminars and conferences and author of several publications. In his private time he is the chairman of a Curaçao elementary school and a board member of the Curaçao foundation for the protection of woman against sexual abuse.
University: Utrecht (Civil Law and Economic Public Law) and Leiden (Tax Law), The Netherlands
Languages Dutch, English, German