Frederique Leijdesdorff focuses her practice on corporate and commercial litigation, including commercial disputes, directors' liability, and shareholders disputes. She also represents domestic and international clients in corporate litigation proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal.
Frederique's recent engagements include the representation of a group of expropriated bondholders in connection with the nationalization of SNS Reaal; two former shareholders of Yukos Oil in a claim against a Dutch protective foundation for revision of a distribution plan designed to distribute funds to former shareholders of Yukos Oil; a shareholder in connection with a dispute regarding the ownership of shares in a BVI company; DP Holding S.A. and some of its subsidiaries in connection with an actio pauliana claim to annul the sale of the assets of a joint venture company; and a company in connection with the dismissal of its statutory director.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2014, Frederique worked at an international law firm. During this time, she practiced corporate and commercial litigation and banking and finance.
Frederique is a member of the Corporate Litigation Association (Vereniging Corporate Litigation) and the International Bar Association (IBA).
TMF Netherlands litigates professional liability matter
Jones Day represents TMF Management BV subsidiary TMF Netherlands B.V. in a court case concerning a professional liability matter.
Former supervisory directors of Fairstar Heavy Transport B.V. defend directors' liability suit
Jones Day represents the former supervisory directors of Fairstar Heavy Transport B.V. in a directors' liability suit initiated by Dockwise N.V. and Fairstar.
NEP acquires Consolidated Media Industries
Jones Day advised NEP Group, Inc., a U.S. based leading remote production, studio production, video display, and host broadcasting company, on its acquisition of Consolidated Media Industries.
Expropriated SNS Reaal bondholders challenge legality of taking and seek compensation from Dutch State
Jones Day represents bondholders in connection with the Dutch State's nationalization of SNS Reaal NV and SNS Bank NV on February 1, 2013.
Arch disputes joint venture with Riamo Holdings GmbH
Jones Day represents Arch Industries BV, a company belonging to the DP Holding Group, in a joint venture dispute with Riamo Holdings GmbH, concerning the Novero Group.
- March 2017Note - Jurisprudentie in Nederland
- University of Amsterdam (LL.M in Dutch Private Law 2010; LL.B 2009)
- Amsterdam, Netherlands