Gerjanne te Winkel has more than 30 years of experience in civil litigation and arbitration. She is widely recognized as one of the leading corporate litigation lawyers in the Netherlands. She has represented clients in several well publicized landmark cases before the Enterprise Division of the Amsterdam Court of Appeals, including Delta Lloyd, ABN AMRO, Versatel, Getronics, Cryo-Save, Novero, and SNS Reaal.
Gerjanne frequently acts as lead counsel in international commercial arbitration cases, which includes a major international arbitration case before the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) concerning a claim under guarantees in a takeover dispute. Prior to joining Jones Day, Gerjanne successfully defended Joint Services International N.V. in a one and a half billion euro arbitration case instituted by O'Neill, Inc. before the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).
In addition to her extensive corporate litigation and arbitration track record, Gerjanne focuses on directors' liability and professional liability cases, particularly those relating to accountants, tax lawyers, and civil law notaries. Gerjanne has represented the former supervisory directors of Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. in a directors liability case against Dockwise and also represented a consortium of financial institutions in a professional liability case against a major accountancy firm that led to the largest professional liability settlement in Dutch litigation history.
Gerjanne regularly publishes and lectures on civil law and corporate governance topics at educational institutions and for the Dutch Corporate Litigation Association. She also teaches at a law academy for young lawyers and was a committee member of the Dutch Bar Association education program.
Climate Change Litigation Bombshell: Dutch Lower Court Orders Royal Dutch Shell to Reduce CO2 Emissions
- September 28, 2017
Client Roundtable Series: Litigation, Pensions and Employment. The legal framework and recent developments in directors' liability
- June 1, 2017
Course Civil Aspects of Fraud Offenses for BijzonderStrafrecht.nl Academie
- November 17, 2016
Class Actions Worldview: Emerging Issues Across the Globe, Association of Corporate Counsel
- October 14, 2016
Seminar Crisis: How to Manage?
- Universiteit Utrecht (LL.M. 1988)
- Highly recommended by The Legal 500 for dispute resolution: commercial litigation (2017)
- Dutch and English