Chris Jager

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Chris Jager

Managing Partner | Lawyer

Chris is specialised in dispute resolution. Chris conducts an extensive national & cross border litigation and arbitration practice, representing companies, investors and banks in commercial and corporate law disputes. Chris likes to act on the intersection of corporate, commercial and insolvency disputes. He is involved in high-profile cases, including inquiry proceedings for the Enterprise Chamber. Chris is a trusted advisor of various major corporates. Chris regularly publishes on subjects related to procedural law and is a co-author of the standard work, Groene Serie Kluwer Faillissementsrecht. Chris is a member of the Corporate Litigation Association and the Dutch Association for Procedural Law (NVvP) and the relevant insolvency associations. He also contributed to The Legal 500 Litigation Country Comparative Guide 2021, which has been published since July 2021. Click here to view the chapter.

Before Florent, he worked for many years at Baker & McKenzie.

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specialist areas

Dispute Resolution
Insolvency Law

education

Dutch Law, Radboud University Nijmegen. Grotius Academie, post-doctoral course in Insolvency Law (INSOLAD). Specialist course Financial Economy for Insolvency Lawyers (INSOLAD).

Legal500: 'Chris Jager and his team are very client-dedicated'. 'Florent’s team were very knowledgeable of the applicable Netherlands law, and worked well with our team of US lawyers who were advising the US parent'. (2022) 'Excellent process and people management, well connected to every single step in the process, swift and effective communication, expectations of involved parties are well managed. Excellent in de-escalation between involved partners; no surprises.' (2021) 

 

Chambers: Chris Jager has a strong focus on commercial and financial disputes. A client appreciates that "Chris Jager strikes the right tone with clients and, in disputes, against the opposing party," and also highlights that he "combines legal expertise with excellent tactical and strategic advice." (2022) Chris Jager enters the rankings this year following an impressive work portfolio of corporate and commercial litigation, including shareholder disputes. His straightforward manner of counsel is valued by clients, one highlighting his "direct and practical advice about how we should act and why." (2021)