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Dispute Resolution


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Provided by Jurjen de Korte


Practice Areas

Litigation, Arbitration, Enforcement


Jurjen de Korte joined the firm in 2017. Previously, Jurjen worked at the Amsterdam office of Stibbe, the Abu Dhabi office of Herberth Smith and at Eversheds Sutherland in Amsterdam. He is admitted to the Dutch bar (1999), New York state bar (2001) and has rights of audience at the DIFC Courts (2010).

Professional Memberships

Dutch Arbitration Association, Corporate Litigation Association, Dutch Civil Procedure Association, American Bar Association


Contribution to the International Comparative Legal Guide – Enforcement of Foreign Judgments (2016-2017 and 2019-2024 editions); ‘Dutch Supreme Court reopens debate on setting aside of Yukos awards (Full update)’, Practical Law Arbitration, 15 November 2021; ‘Attorney-General advises Dutch Supreme Court to reject cassation of decision setting aside an award due to corruption’, Practical Law Arbitration, 27 January 2021; ‘Dutch court sets aside ICC award holding that underlying agreement was influenced by corruption (Court of Appeal in The Hague)’, Practical Law Arbitration, 13 November 2019; ‘Amsterdam Appeal Court: appeal courts competent to rule on requests for enforcement of foreign arbitral awards, Practical Law Arbitration’, 12 December 2018; ‘Court assumes jurisdiction despite arbitration clause in Petrobas' articles of association’, Practical Law Arbitration, 26 September 2018; ‘Dutch court lifts pre-judgment attachments after ICC Emergency Arbitrator makes USD 187.5 mil-lion escrow order’, Practical Law Arbitration, 11 April 2018; ‘Yukos opinion by former judge inappropriate’, Practical Law Arbitration, 11 July 2017; Case note on Supreme Court decision of 31 March 2017 in Nelux/Nakash concerning recognition (only) of NYC arbitral award, Dutch Arbitration Law Review (TvA) 2017/79; Case notes on the 20 April 2016 The Hague District Court judgment setting aside the Yukos arbitral awards (Practical Law Arbitration forum and ABA Russia and Eurasia Committee Newsletter); Case notes concerning the procedure for enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the Nether-lands in the Dutch Arbitration Law Review on the Amsterdam Court of Appeal decision in NRSL/Kompas (TvA 2013/52) and in the Dutch Procedural Law Review on the Amsterdam District Court decision in Yukos Capital/Rosneft (JBPr 2008/3); Publications on Article III of the New York Convention, enforcement of foreign arbitral awards set aside abroad and on the draft revision of the Dutch Arbitration Act in Dutch Arbitration Law Re-view (TvA 2012/58 and TvA 2007/1)


Hudson's Bay Company, Promsvyaz Capital, Isabel dos Santos, U-Diagnostics Laboratory, Kenya Airways, IB Capital FX

Work Highlights

Jurjen acted for Hudson’s Bay Company in numerous proceedings before the Dutch courts relating to over EUR 500 million in claims by landlords following the bankruptcy of its Dutch business, for Promsvyaz Capital in defense to an application to enforce two Russian court judgments awarding RUB 40 billion and USD 505 million to Russian nationalised Promsvyazbank, potentially blocked by EU sanctions, and for Exem Energy in proceedings before the Amsterdam Court of Appeal to set aside an arbitral award concerning a 6% stake in Portuguese publicly traded energy company Galp and in a number of related proceedings.

Languages Spoken

Dutch (native language); English (fluent); German, French (conversational)


Defending the former owner of a major Russian bank in proceedings for the recognition in the Netherlands of Russian court judgments of more than RUB 40 billion and USD 505 million; representing the Canadian department store chain Hudson's Bay Company in multiple court proceedings with Dutch lessors over competition law violations and claims in excess of EUR 500 million; representing a Caribbean trading company against a Dutch shipbuilding company in a multimillion euro arbitration abroad; acting for a US Receiver to collect damages for more than 900 victims of a USD 50 million online fraud involving ING bank accounts; representing the majority shareholder of one of the world's largest trading houses in an ICC arbitration and binding advice proceeding concerning the valuation in excess of EUR 600 million of shares after exercising a put option; representing a Scandinavian maritime transport company against a Belgian construction firm in an arbitration concerning the subsidence of a site for the storage and cleaning of chemical containers in Moerdijk.


New York University School Of Law

1998 - 1999

George Washington University Law School

1998 - 1998

University Of Utrecht

1993 - 1999

University Of San Diego School Of Law

1996 - 1996

University Of Cambridge

1995 - 1995

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