Yke Lennartz is a dispute resolution lawyer (advocaat) based in Amsterdam; he heads the Dutch dispute resolution team. Yke and his team deal with a full range of commercial disputes, both domestic and international, across a variety of disciplines: financial institutions, corporate finance, and energy. Yke has a special focus on resolving post M&A, (multi jurisdictional) shareholders, energy and financial disputes and on business ethics and corruption.
Yke regularly represents clients in standard and appeal proceedings before Netherlands’ courts, in emergency relief proceedings and arbitration proceedings, and regarding conservatory attachments, and enforcement. His broad client base includes a number of international contracting companies, natural resources and mineral companies, financial institutions and insurance companies. Yke’s practice includes advising domestic and international companies on contentious matters.
After graduating, Yke was admitted to the Bar and started practising in 1997. His publications include an article on mass damages claims in the Dutch Financial Times (Het Financieele Dagblad). Yke speaks Dutch, English and German.
Rankings and recognitions
- “Clients say he is ‘hands-on and clear, which means he always knows what one’s expectations are’. His ‘thorough preparatory and co-ordination skills’ are also complimented.”
Chambers Global, 2010
- “Practice head Yke Lennartz provides ‘speed and clarity of response’.”
Legal 500 EMEA, 2010
Memberships and activities
- Dutch Bar Association
- LCIA Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG)
- The Netherlands Association for Procedural Law (NVVP)
- The Netherlands Association for Corporate Litigation
- The Young lawyers association of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI)
On 15 May 2012, a draft bill reforming certain provisions of the Dutch Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure and Law on Economic Crime was submitted to several.
On 1 July 2011, a new version of the syllabus on conservatory attachment (conservatoir beslag) in the Netherlands (beslagsyllabus) (the Syllabus) entered into force..