Koen Durlinger

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

The Netherlands
T:+31 (20) 4629359
The Netherlands
T:+31 (20) 4629359
Koen Durlinger

Koen Durlinger


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Koen Durlinger is a dispute resolution and litigation lawyer (advocaat) based in Amsterdam. He handles a variety of national and international corporate and commercial disputes, with a strong focus on restructuring and insolvency related matters. 

Prior to joining the dispute resolution and litigation team, Koen worked in the Amsterdam banking team. As a banking lawyer, he focused on a variety of international banking issues, such as asset based lending, shipping finance, aircraft finance and restructuring and insolvency.

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LL.B degree, Maastricht University

LL.M degree, Maastricht University. He focused his Master's on corporate and commercial law and private law.

  • 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


  • A LatAm oil and gas company as lenders – on the high-profile restructuring of US$850m of facilities.
  • A Brazilian oil and gas company – on the restructuring of a joint venture to release/preserve value in the context of a high-profile insolvency proceeding.
  • A telecoms company – advised noteholders under the €7.5bn global note program of a potentially insolvent company.
  • CMBS issuer – on €545m notes to successfully restructure its debt in a suspension of payments.
  • A major bank – on recovering US$27m under a ship finance facility.

Mark Craggs (London office), Guillaume Rudelle (Paris office) and Koen Durlinger (Amsterdam office) for INSOL World - The New EU Restructuring Directive

Dutch senate passes new law to allow for monetary claims in class-actions in the Netherlands - https://www.nortonrosefulbright.com/en/news/095c1824/dutch-senate-passes-new-law-to-allow-for-monetary-claims-in-class-actions-in-the-netherlands

  • Dutch Bar Association (Nederlandse Orde van Advocaten)
  • Amsterdam Bar Association (Amsterdamse Orde van Advocaten)   
  • The Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Rechtsvergelijkend en Internationaal Insolventierecht)
  • INSOLAD - prospective member
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