Guillaume Creijghton

Guillaume advises and litigates in complex and cross-border commercial disputes, corporate disputes and in (directors') liability matters.

Examples of work

  • Representation of all Dutch Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Škoda dealers in the class actions initiated by Stichting Volkswagen Car Claim and Stichting Diesel Emissions Justice
  • Representation of a group of volunteers and employees in the request to the Amsterdam court to suspend and subsequently dismiss the directors of the non-profit foundation Stichting Hulptroepen Alliantie (Dutch face mask scandal).
  • Representation of former directors of a Dutch group company of multinational group active in the oil industry in a directors' liability dispute with the bankruptcy trustee.
  • Summary proceedings against an industry peer in ICT services for unfair competition.
  • Summary proceedings against co-shareholders of a breeding company seeking cooperation in necessity financing.
  • Representation of a financial service provider in a recovery action against (the directors of) a borrower in the context of a large-scale fraud case.
  • Assistance of a manufacturer and its insurer in a large (international) medical product liability case.
  • Other work experience

    Guillaume previously worked as a lawyer at CMS Netherlands in the Litigation and Insurance team (2016 – 2021).

  • Education

    Juriste d'affaires international, Université Paris Descartes (2015)
    Commercial Law Practice, University of Amsterdam (2014)
    Philosophy (bachelor), University of Amsterdam (2014)

  • Membership

    Corporate Litigation Association
    International Association of Young Lawyers

  • Languages

    Dutch, English, French