Mr. G.J. van Oosten (Geertjan) Mr. H.F.K. Schulz (Harro) Mr. S.J. Jansen (Bas) Mr. T.H.L. Kneepkens (Tom) Mr. B.E.J. Torny (Dinya) Mr. drs. M.D. Rijnsburger (Mark) Mr. S.G.C. Bocxe (Sanne) Mr. G.J. Wilts (Geert)

Mr. J.Ph. de Korte (Jurjen)

Mr. J.Ph. de Korte (Jurjen)


Jurjen de Korte joined Van Oosten Schulz De Korte Advocaten in 2017. Previously, Jurjen worked at the Amsterdam office of Stibbe, the Abu Dhabi office of Herbert Smith and at Eversheds Sutherland in Amsterdam. Jurjen graduated in Dutch law at the Utrecht University (1998) and completed a master of laws degree at New York University (1999). He is admitted to the Dutch bar (1999), New York State bar (2001) and has rights of audience at the DIFC Courts (2010). Jurjen has extensive experience in cross-border litigation and arbitration with particular focus on international commercial arbitration. Jurjen has handled disputes in a wide range of sectors, including construction, automotive, oil and gas, M&A and banking and finance.

He frequently publishes and lectures in the field of international arbitration and private international law.

His recent arbitration related experience includes representation of:

  • the US steel industry supplier Asko against the Slovenian production company Nozi Ravne in a Rotterdam based NAI arbitration and subsequent proceedings on setting aside and suspension of enforcement of the arbitral award
  • the Scandinavian marine transport company Stolt-Nielsen in arbitration in the Netherlands against the Belgian construction company Cordeel on claims arising out of the realization of their Moerdijk container terminal
  • Solvers Group (previously Onexim) in a number of proceedings before the Amsterdam District Court and Court of Appeal against the Russian bank PSB concerning control over Svyaznoy (owner of more than 3.000 telecom shops in Russia with more than 20.000 employees and an annual turnover of RUB 111 billion) and related to three LCIA arbitrations in London
  • Nicolai Maximov in various proceedings before the Amsterdam District Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court seeking enforcement under the New York Convention of a RUB 9 billion ICAC arbitral award, set aside in Russia, against the international steel company NLMK - Commended by Financial Times Most Innovative Law Firms in Private Wealth 2013
  • a Lebanese and Dutch company in an ICC arbitration in Amsterdam regarding a dispute with a Dutch listed company over the ownership of an IP-portfolio in the Middle-East and North Africa
  • an international oil company in an SCC arbitration in Stockholm against a Chinese construction company in connection with the construction of five oil drillings rigs for USD 62 million
  • BNP Paribas in a series of summary proceedings and appeals against the insurance company Amlin and the commodity manager Control Union in connection with a Swiss UNCITRAL arbitration regarding the loss of grain stock worth USD 76 million in Russia



Jurjen is a member of the Dutch Arbitration Association, the Corporate Litigation Association, the Dutch Civil Procedure Association and the American Bar Association. In 2016 he was the president of the organizing committee of the Dutch Arbitration Day 2016 in the Hermitage, Amsterdam.

Awards and rankings

Jurjen is ranked in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal 500. He is also commended by Financial Times Most Innovative Law Firms in Private Wealth 2013.


  • Arbitration
  • Private law


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