Gerben Barendregt

Gerben Barendregt has been working at La Gro Geelkerken since 2005, as a lawyer and partner. He specialises in commercial disputes, organisational restructuring, business law, and insolvency law. Gerben advises companies and directors on (dis)continuity issues. He regularly litigates and advises on trade disputes, takeovers, and directors’ and officers’ liability. He is also appointed as receiver in bankruptcy cases. Gerben studies his client’s interests in depth to be able to devise an effective strategy together with the client. He has highly developed numerical skills and approaches problems from a broader perspective instead of looking only at the legal aspect.

Specialist areas

  • Insolvency law
  • Contract law
  • Business law

 Background and other work

  • Economic Public and Business Law, Utrecht University (2004, distinction)
  • Law and Economics in Business and Society, Utrecht University (2004)
  • Insolvency Law, postgraduate INSOLAD/Grotius Programme (2011)
  • Financial Economics for Insolvency Lawyers, INSOLAD Specialisation Programme (2013)
  • Member of Insolad (Association of Insolvency Lawyers)
  • Secretary of the Disciplinary Committee of the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB)
  • Member of Round Table 29.

 Recent cases

  • Advising and assisting directors held liable by a receiver An arrangement was made after negotiations, thus preventing legal proceedings.
  • Represented a director in legal proceedings, after the receiver had held the director liable on various grounds. The claims against the director were dismissed.
  • Assistance and consulting in relation to a relaunch of various retail outlets following a bankruptcy.
  • Assisting in legal proceedings regarding a manufacturer from the metal industry who was called to account on (allegedly) faulty products.
  • Advising on and drawing up various (framework) contracts for the supply of hardware.
Contact details
G. (Gerben) Barendregt

Specialist Insolvency, financing and securities

Parties in a dispute often have a shared future, so communication is essential. If communication breaks down, a lawsuit often provides the solution.
Gerben Barendregt
Lawyer, Partner

Call: +31 172 530 250