Chris de Bres

Amsterdam, Netherlands Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : General Business Law
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General Business Law - Dutch Caribbean

Expertise Based Abroad in Dutch Caribbean

Chris de Bres is a prominent name in the region's legal market with a stellar reputation for his dispute resolution practice. An accomplished litigator and arbitration counsel, he acts for a range of international energy and finance companies. He splits his time between Amsterdam and the firm's Bonaire office.
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Chris specializes in corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration. He also has extensive experience in corporate inquiry proceedings (enquete-procedures). Chris is involved in litigious matters in both the Dutch Caribbean and the Netherlands. His clients include companies in the energy, telecommunications and financial sectors. Clients appreciate Chris because of his strong litigation skills, extensive knowledge and keen intelligence.

He started his career in 2000 as an attorney at Clifford Chance in Amsterdam. He switched to Lexence Amsterdam in 2004 were he became a partner and head of the litigation department in 2007. Chris joined HBN Law & Tax as a partner in 2011.

Chris has written articles for a variety of Dutch legal publications. In addition, he has lectured corporate law for the Dutch Bar training program, for the University of Curaçao and for the Center for Postgraduate Education of the Radboud University, Nijmegen.

Chris obtained his Masters’ degree at the University of Groningen (cum laude) and a postgraduate degree in Corporate Litigation at the Grotius Academy (cum laude). He speaks Dutch and English.

Chris de Bres


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