Marcel Evers

Marcel Evers represents corporates, shareholders, directors and supervisory directors in corporate law disputes and urgent crisis situations. He also deals with a wide range of commerical disputes and liability cases. Marcel frequently litigates before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal, the civil court and in arbitration. He is also frequently appointed by the Enterprise Chamber as an investigator or custodian of shares in inquiry proceedings. Marcel is the editor-in-chief of the Journal for the Corporate Law Practice.

Examples of work

  • Lawyer in numerous inquiry proceedings before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal, including in matters regarding: Schaderegelingskantoor voor Rechtsbijstandverzekering (SRK), Deus ex Machina (D.E.M.) B.V., Hillfresh, Mega Windforce, Steelframe Beheer, TRM Holding, Xeikon, Loda Beheer, ZED+, Slotervaartziekenhuis, Harbour Antibodies, Leaderland, DB Wealth Management, Petro Ventures Europe, AmsterdamGold, RVDD Accountants, Van der Moolen, AAA Automotive, Golf Management Group, Rickley International, e-Traction, TESN.
  • Represents all Dutch Volkswagen, Audi, Seat and Škoda dealers in the diesel case regarding vehicles with EA 189 diesel engines.
  • Represents the investment funds OGF Luxco and Social Impact Ventures in the dispute about the sale of Marqt to Udea Beheer.
  • Represents Burford Capital and various institutional investment funds in response to the announcement of accounting irregularities at furniture giant Steinhoff.
  • Represents bondholders in the indemnification proceedings prompted by the nationalisation of SNS Reaal.
  • Represented Finmeccanica (the former parent company of AnsaldoBreda) in the dispute with NS and NMBS regarding the Fyra V-250 trains and the settlement reached.
  • A very intelligent strategist who thinks beyond the mere legal aspects of the matter and truly thinks in the interest of his clients.
  • Master of the file. In the smallest details, he knows the files.
  • A seasoned, well experienced, approachable partner with a great capability to draw a line between the legal aspects and the commercial impact.
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  • Combines great analytical skills and profound understanding of the case, with rock solid legal knowledge, strategic and tactics and very convincing litigation skills in the courtroom.
    LEGAL 500
  • Clear, pragmatic and accurate advice and understanding of the client's needs.
  • Strong industry knowledge.
  • Great combination of technical skills and pragmatic, solution-oriented approach.
  • Inspires confidence because he has a depth of relevant knowledge.
  • Appreciative clients point to his “thorough fact-checking” and ability to “quickly grasp the complexity of the case and pragmatically put together our defence under severe time constraints”.
  • Impressed with his performance in the court hearing: he had the right tone of voice, and his responses were sharp and to the point.
  • Excellent and pragmatic.
    LEGAL 500
  • Combines strategy with incredible knowledge of the law and the facts.
    LEGAL 500
  • Energetic, fair and focused on quality.
    LEGAL 500
  • Publications

    See overview

  • Other work experience

    Prior to the launch of Evers Soerjatin, Marcel was a founder of and partner at De Breij Evers Boon (2005–2017), and a lawyer with De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (2000 – 2005). Since 2008, Marcel has been on the editorial board of the Tijdschrift voor de Ondernemingsrechtpraktijk (Journal for the Corporate Law Practice).

  • Education

    Dutch law, University of Utrecht (1998)
    Tax law, University of Amsterdam (2000)
    Post doc Corporate Litigation, Grotius Academy (cum laude, 2005)

  • Memberships

    Corporate Litigation Association
    Commercial Law Association
    Stichting Rimari (a Dutch foundation for officers appointed by the Enterprise Chamber)

  • Languages

    Dutch, English