Mr Cornegoor has been closely involved in large and complex lawsuits, such as the legal dispute relating to equity lease products; together with Mr Hoff he defended the interests of shareholders in connection with the failure on the part of Ageas (formerly: Fortis) to fulfil its disclosure obligations; he has also litigated to recover cartel damages, and has a great deal of experience in cases pursued for and against sovereign parties. Mr Cornegoor acts both for and against financial institutions in connection with violations of the duty of care, including in relation to interest rate swap claims. Mr Cornegoor regularly litigates on the islands of the former Netherlands Antilles. For an extensive track record, see www.hoffadvocaten.nl/praktijk/track-record.
Mr Cornegoor graduated from Leiden University and has been registered as a lawyer since 1993. He was initially employed by the law firm known at that time as Loeff Claeys Verbeke (1993-1997), then worked in Curaçao with Smeets Thesseling Van Bokhorst Spigt (1997-2000) and thereafter at Spigthoff/Spigt Litigators (2001-2014). On 1 September 2014, Mr Cornegoor became a partner of Hoff Advocaten.
For an overview of the publications by Mr Cornegoor, we refer to www.hoffadvocaten.nl/jacob-cornegoor.