Yke Lennartz

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

The Netherlands
T:+31 20 462 9470
The Netherlands
T:+31 20 462 9470
Yke Lennartz

Yke Lennartz


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Yke Lennartz is a dispute resolution and litigation lawyer (advocaat) based in Amsterdam, where he heads the Dutch dispute resolution and litigation 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, (multijurisdictional) 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.

Professional experience

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  • Advocaat, qualified in the Netherlands
  • Rechtsgebiedenregister van de Nederlandse orde van advocaten: Algemene praktijk
  • Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association: Algemene praktijk
  • Chambers Europe, 2016
    “He was able to explain the process really well, identified the timeline, and put together an excellent brief and a very persuasive argument on a complex case.”
  • The Legal 500 EMEA, 2016
    'Norton Rose Fulbright’s practice is jointly headed by Wouter Hertzberger and Yke Lennartz; it is praised for its ‘excellent response times’ and ‘technical expertise’. 
  • The Legal 500 EMEA, 2016
    'Norton Rose Fulbright acted for a client in multifaceted court and arbitration proceedings, where the team was able to successfully annul an arbitral award. Yke Lennartz and senior associate Jessica de Rooij are names to note'.

Publications include an article on mass damages claims in the Dutch Financial Times (Het Financieele Dagblad). 

  • 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)
  • Dutch
  • English
  • German