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 the trusted advisor for a number of large corporations. 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 BLIX was founded in 2009 and Florent was formed in 2017, he worked for many years at Baker & McKenzie.
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Legal500: ‘‘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) "Chris Jager is a valuable asset for any company who is not afraid to challenge your in-house biases and thereby provides excellent and practical advice.‘ (2020) ‘Florent’s practice, which is led by Yvette Borrius and Chris Jager, has expertise in cross-border commercial litigation, D&O liability litigation, commercial fraud and asset recovery litigation, and insolvency and restructuring-related disputes.’(2019)
Chambers: 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)