Jan-Jaap Baer

Jan-Jaap Baer


Jan-Jaap is a partner in our Dispute Resolution Department.

He is experienced in a broad range of commercial disputes, representing clients across various sectors, including financial services, private equity, technology, pensions and shipping.

His expertise includes complex disputes involving banking and finance (including derivatives and structured products), corporate transactions, civil fraud and competition law.

Previous and current matters include some of the most significant cases in the London litigation market. They include acting for Hewlett Packard group companies in their US$5 billion fraud claims against former executives of Autonomy; representing Sebastian Holdings in its multi-billion dollar claim against Deutsche Bank arising from a series of exotic derivatives transactions; and advising Lehman Brothers entities in disputes arising out of the collapse of the bank, including acting for the joint administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) in litigation over the ownership of securities worth more than £1 billion.

Jan-Jaap's experience encompasses a secondment to a leading international bank. He is a member of the Litigation Committee of the City of London Law Society and the firm's Beyond Brexit Working Group. He is also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.



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