Jasper Berkenbosch leads the Business Restructuring & Reorganization team in Amsterdam. He has extensive experience advising companies in distress, directors, funds, banks, and creditors on a wide variety restructuring and insolvency matters, including insolvency proceedings and litigation, turnarounds, workouts, post-restructuring issues, cross-border restructurings and insolvencies, and director and shareholder liability matters. Jasper acts as insolvency administrator in high-profile cross-border cases like: Intertoys, Oi S.A. (administrator of the Dutch finance vehicle of the Brazilian telecom giant), and PaperlinX Holdings B.V. (a global paper distributor).
He is regularly appointed by the court as administrator and trustee in complex insolvency proceedings. He has particular experience in real estate-related restructurings and cross-border restructurings involving multiple jurisdictions in and outside Europe.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Jasper was partner at a global law firm for seven years. During this time he advised and acted as administrator in cross-border restructurings, including: Landsbanki, BenQ, BCCI, Celtic, and AXA Porto Kali. Jasper was involved in a number of cross-border restructurings in the real estate, pharmaceutical, and financial sectors.
He is a Fellow of INSOL International (International Association of Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy Professionals). Jasper is a board member of INSOL International (Dutch representative of INSOLAD) and a board member of the Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law (NACIIL).
‘Experienced,’ ‘pragmatic bankruptcy trustee,’ ‘regarded by market sources as a "first-tier practitioner"’Legal 500
- Erasmus University (Financial Economy for Administrators Degree 2006); Grotius Academy (Insolvency Law Degree 2003); Cambridge University, St. John's College (European Law Degree 1997); Utrecht University (Economic Civil Law Degree 1997)
Jasper Berkenbosch has registered the following principal legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar's register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister): Insolvency law, Bankruptcy, and Suspension of payment; based on this registration, he is required to obtain 10 training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar
Legal 500 (2017): ‘experienced’; ‘pragmatic bankruptcy trustee’; ‘regarded by market sources as a "first-tier practitioner" in the Netherlands ... expertise includes restructurings involving substantial real estate elements’
Chambers Europe (2013): ‘an experienced, practical lawyer’
- Dutch and English