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.


Recent matters

Representation of:

  • a Canadian department store chain in disputes with the Dutch lessors over competition law violations and damage claims in excess of EUR 250 million
  • a number of Gazprom group entities in three urgent relief proceedings against the Ukrainian gas company Naftogaz and relating to pre-judgment attachments to enforce a Swedish SCC arbitral award with an interest in excess of USD 2.6 billion
  • a Caribbean trading company against a Dutch shipbuilding company in a multimillion euro arbitration abroad
  • a Russian bank on the enforcement of a EUR 65 million LCIA arbitral award against the former owner of a Croatian supermarket chain
  • the majority shareholder of one of the world’s largest trading houses in an ICC arbitration and binding advice proceeding concerning the valuation in excess of EUR 600 million of shares after exercising a put option
  • a Scandinavian maritime transport company against a Belgian construction firm in an arbitration concerning the subsidence of a site for the storage and cleaning of chemical containers in Moerdijk
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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



Jurjen is a member of the Dutch Arbitration Association, the Corporate Litigation Association, the Dutch Civil Procedure Association and the American Bar Association.

Awards and rankings

Jurjen is commended by Chambers Global (2020, 2017-2014), Chambers Europe (2020, 2017-2014), Legal500 (2020-2019, 2017-2015) and Financial Times Most Innovative Law Firms in Private Wealth (2013).


  • Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Litigation

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