Derains & Gharavi International

Lennart Baijer

Associate

Biography

NATIONALITY: Dutch 
LANGUAGES: English and Dutch
ADMISSION: Rotterdam
OFFICE: Paris

Lennart is an associate at Derains & Gharavi, specialised in international arbitration. His areas of practice include international commercial disputes, litigation and corporate law related disputes. He has acted in proceedings conducted under the arbitration rules of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI), UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, as well as ad hoc arbitration. He has also acted in squeeze-out proceedings and post-M&A disputes as well as inquiry proceedings before the Amsterdam Court of Appeal.

He holds an LLM in corporate law from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and an LLB in in Dutch law from the University of Groningen.

Lennart is admitted to the Rotterdam Bar.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since June 2022 Associate, Derains & Gharavi (Paris)
2018 – May 2022 Senior Associate, Litigation and Dispute Management Department, Eversheds Sutherland (Amsterdam & Rotterdam)
2015 – 2018 Associate, Corporate/M&A Department and Corporate and Commercial Litigation & Arbitration department, Houthoff (Rotterdam)

EDUCATION

2015 LLM (Master) in corporate law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
2013 LLB in Dutch law, University of Groningen

Publications

'De geschillenregeling in arbitrage. Onbekend maakt ten onrechte onbemind.' in: Geschriften vanwege de Vereniging Corporate Litigation 2020-2021, Deventer: Kluwer 2021, p. 247-269.

'De rol van de fairness opinion in de uitkoopprocedure' - Annotation with Amsterdam Court of Appeal (OK) 14 January 2020, ECLI:NL:GHAMS:2020:300 (Fortuna) in Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht, BJU Tijdschrijften

'De fairness opinion en de uitkoopprocedure', in: Geschriften vanwege de Vereniging Corporate Litigation 2018-2019, Deventer: Kluwer 2019, p. 225-249

'Konfliktmanagement und Streitbeilegung zwischen deutschen und niederländischen Geschäftspartnern: Vorstellung und Vergleich des niederländischen Handelsgericht' in German online portal Juris

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