Yvette Borrius

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Yvette Borrius

Partner | Lawyer

Yvette has been a lawyer since 1993 and operates a consultancy and litigation practice focused on liability, corporate governance and corporate litigation. She is also regularly involved in international trade disputes, also in the form of arbitration. Her many years of experience allow Yvette to act, tactically and strategically, as a trusted boardroom advisor.

She assists a variety of companies and institutions, including semi-public and other foundations as well as listed companies, and represents a wide range of managing directors, supervisory directors and shareholders. She regularly operates in sensitive investigations and claim cases. Yvette skilfully litigates in preliminary relief proceedings before the Enterprise Court at the Amsterdam Court of Appeal (right of investigation and mismanagement) and has been involved in complex, high-profile proceedings on the merits, also in international cases. She furthermore acts as an investigator appointed by the Enterprise Court, as a share administrator and as a liquidator.

Yvette lectures in postgraduate courses and at seminars in the Netherlands and abroad, and is a JOR annotator, an editorial member of the Corporate Litigation Association’s annual publication, and lead author of the Chambers Litigation Practice Guide 2022. She also contributed to The Legal 500 Litigation Country Comparative Guide 2021, which has been published since July 2021. Click here to view the chapter.

She is vice president of the IBA Litigation Committee, a board member of the Corporate Litigation Association and a member of the Foreign Countries Committee of the Netherlands Bar Association and of the governing board of the Corporate Litigation Chair at Vrije Universiteit. Yvette is also involved in VNO-NCW, the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers. Before Florent was founded, Yvette was a partner at Höcker.

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specialist areas

Dispute Resolution


Dutch Law and Business Law, Utrecht University. Droit des affaires, droit international, Université Paris Assas. Grotius Academie, post-doctoral course in Corporate Law and Business Law (cum laude).


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Legal500: 'Yvette Borrius was very responsive to our needs, and always made herself available for discussions, despite the time difference between our respective offices. They live up to the deadlines provided and provide top-of-the class advice'. (2022) 'The team is highly skilled and provides high profile advice. Yvette Borrius has a very business-oriented approach, in particular, a deep understanding of the client’s business needs.' (2021) 

Chambers Europe and Global: Yvette Borrius frequently represents board members in class action and liability claims, as well as acting for clients on shareholder disputes. One client describes Yvette Borrius as "a very experienced and knowledgeable litigator," and adds that she is "strategic and pragmatic, engaged, hands-on, solution-oriented, available and a pleasure to work with." (2022) Yvette Borrius' remit includes shareholder litigation and liability claims. She is also experienced in representing former CEOs in class action cases. Her results-driven manner is relished by sources, one saying that "she is able to defuse a situation of conflict and drive it towards a solution." (2021)

Who’s Who Legal: 'Yvette Borrius is praised by her clients, with one describing her as “proactive, always available and willing to fight like a tiger for our interests.'