Gerjannete Winkel

Partner

Ámsterdam + 31.20.305.4219

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.

Experiencia

  • Private shareholders sell Velosophy (Babboe) to Accell GroupJones Day advised private shareholders on the sale of cargo bike specialist Velosophy (Babboe) to Accell Group.
  • TMF Netherlands litigates professional liability matterJones Day represents TMF Management BV subsidiary TMF Netherlands B.V. in a court case concerning a professional liability matter.
  • Deli Home & Garden sold to NPM CapitalJones Day advised Avedon Capital Partners on the sale by N.V. Deli Maatschappij of its stake in Deli Home & Garden to NPM Capital and management.
  • Large privately-held industrial group negotiates resolution of disputes regarding coverage for claims by bankruptcy trustee arising from merger, and costs incurred to defend governmental investigationsJones Day advises a large privately-held industrial group on negotiation resolution of disputes regarding coverage for claims by bankruptcy trustee arising from merger, and costs incurred to defend governmental investigations.
  • Former supervisory directors of Fairstar Heavy Transport B.V. defend directors' liability suitJones Day represents the former supervisory directors of Fairstar Heavy Transport B.V. in a directors' liability suit initiated by Dockwise N.V. and Fairstar.
  • Nuon Power Projects pursues damages due to negligent dredging by its CAR-insurer and BoskalisJones Day represents Nuon Power Projects I B.V. in a matter against its CAR-insurer and Boskalis N.V., a listed dredging company.
  • TMF Netherlands litigates professional liability matterJones Day represents TMF Netherlands B.V. in a court case concerning a professional liability matter.
  • Expropriated SNS Reaal bondholders challenge legality of taking and seek compensation from Dutch StateJones 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 GmbHJones 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.
  • Cryo-Save defends against takeover litigation involving major shareholderJones Day represented Cryo-Save in a corporate litigation case before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal against one of its major shareholders.
  • Ponencias

    • 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?
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