Damiën Berkhout joins Buren as a partner in the firm’s dispute resolution practice. With the appoint-ment of Damiën Berkhout as a partner, Buren further strengthens its dispute resolution practice and in particular its corporate litigation practice, including procedures before the Dutch enterprise chamber, and international litigation capabilities.
Damiën Berkhout specializes in complex litigation, in particular related to shareholders’ disputes, works council disputes, directors’ liability, class action claims, and corporate governance. He advises a broad spectrum of (international) clients and has a strong track record in successfully resolving disputes through litigation and negotiations.
Damiën regularly publishes articles on various topics, including corporate law, European law and employment law and is a lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Amsterdam. Damien joins Buren from Stibbe's Amsterdam office.
“Disputes are becoming more complex and like our clients increasingly international” says Pieter van den Berg, Managing partner at Buren. “With Damiën we welcome an experienced litigator who has practiced in both the Netherlands and the US and is able to deliver our clients the strategic handling and prevention that our clients’ disputes require.”
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