Bastiaan Kemp
Senior associate - Attorney at law

Bastiaan Kemp

Bastiaan Kemp, attorney at law, is a member of the Litigation & Risk Management practice group in our Amsterdam office. He focuses on corporate law, including corporate governance and corporate litigation.

About Bastiaan Kemp

Bastiaan often works in high profile corporate disputes for management or investors. His clients among others include private equity firms, listed corporates and their Dutch based subsidiaries, investment firms, corporate service providers, healthcare organizations and sports organizations.

Bastiaan combines his practice with a part-time position as professor Corporate Governance and Corporate Regulation at Maastricht University. He also holds the position of vice-academic director of the Institute for Corporate Law, Governance and Innovation Policies, is a member of the editorial board of the Dutch corporate law journal (Maandblad voor Ondernemingsrecht) and is a Fellow at the Zuidas Institute for Financial Law and Company Law of the Free University of Amsterdam.

Bastiaan regularly publishes in scientific journals and teaches courses on both corporate litigation and corporate governance to students and legal practitioners. He is a member of the professional associations for commercial law, corporate law, corporate litigation and arbitration.

Recent matters that Bastiaan has worked on include representing:

  • the court appointed director and trustee in the inquiry proceedings revolving around the Spanish / Russian telecom provider Zed+
  • management in the 1.1 billion USD debt restructuring of Syncreon Group
  • an event driven investor in the litigation revolving around AkzoNobel


  • Dutch Bar Association
  • Ius Commune Research School
  • Institute for Corporate Law, Governance and Innovation Policies
  • Dutch Commercial Law Association
  • The Dutch Corporate Litigation Association
  • The Dutch Civil Procedure Law Association


  • Thesis (PhD), "Shareholder responsibility: The position and role of the shareholder and the shareholders meeting", Maastricht University, 2015
  • Dutch law, Maastricht University, 2013 (cum laude)


  • Dutch
  • English

T: +31 20 578 50 46
M: +31 613 85 43 31
E: [email protected]