Yvette Borrius is an esteemed corporate litigator with a wealth of expertise in the automotive and retail industries.
Yvette Borrius is partner of the law firm Florent in Amsterdam, where she co-heads the litigation team. The firm has a solid track-record in dispute resolution involving insolvency and fraud matters, corporate and commercial transactions, finance and investment/securities. Florent’s lawyers combine academic depth and a wealth of experience in different arenas.
Yvette has 25 years’ experience in handling (international) complex multi-party liability proceedings, corporate governance, arbitration and commercial litigation. Yvette is regularly appointed as examiner by the Dutch Enterprise Chamber and frequently involved in high profile (forensic) governance investigations. With her expertise and sound understanding of cross-border civil litigation cases, she is sought as co-counsel by prominent law firms.
Significant litigation cases include: Ageas NV v Dutch State and ABNAMRO, KPNQwest v Citibank and Cargill, Vestia (involving the Dutch State and international banks), Meavita (mismanagement), Fortis v VEB and foreign claimants, AkzoNobel (shareholders – PPG takeover dispute) and several well-known shareholder class actions lodged in 2018.
Yvette frequently publishes in her field of expertise. She is an annotator of case law and is regularly invited to lecture at universities and conferences within the Netherlands and abroad. She is involved as expert in legislative consultations. Yvette is lead author of, among other titles, the Chambers Litigation Guide (2017).
She is currently vice chair of the IBA litigation committee, engaged with the foreign practitioners committee of the Dutch Bar, and is a board member of the Dutch Associaton for Corporate Litigation. Yvette is member of the Dutch Association for Procedural Law. She speaks English, French and German.
Yvette is ranked as leading individual in Chambers Europe and Chambers Global (commercial litigation).