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Sigrid Jansen



Jansen Sigrid
Sigrid Jansen



Sigrid specialises in restructuring and workouts of companies in financial distress and the bankruptcy remote structuring of new deals. Sigrid has represented companies, including private equity investors, and financial institutions in a wide range of domestic and cross border corporate and multi-bank debt restructurings. She also has particular expertise in corporate finance, secured lending, (financial) collateral arrangements and distressed debt trading.

She joined the firm in 2000. In 2021 Sigrid was appointed as co-head of Allen & Overy's global restructuring practice. Sigrid is member and fellow of the International Association of Insolvency Lawyers (INSOL International), member of the editorial board of INSOL International, member of the Dutch Association of Insolvency Lawyers (INSOLAD), member of the board of the Dutch Restructuring Association and member of the insolvency committee for the Ministry of justice.

"one of the best insolvency and restructuring lawyers in the Netherlands," Sigrid Jansen remains a popular choice for advising lenders on restructuring matters. She has notable experience in loan acquisitions, debt for equity swaps and debt recovery proceedings. A client enthuses: "Sigrid Jansen has excellent legal skills and combines these with very strong communication and negotiating skills in any restructuring situation." – Chambers Europe 2022

"Market leader Sigrid Jansen is highly regarded for advising borrowers and lenders on high-profile cross-border restructurings. Appreciating her business-oriented attitude, one client enthuses: "Jansen takes a very commercial approach which ensures deals get done, and she makes sure the advice you are given is very well thought through," before stressing: "I'm always very comfortable in her hands because I know deals will happen." Another client highlights that she is "technically strong but also pragmatic and takes good care of her clients' interests."

- Chambers Europe 2021

"Sigrid Jansen represents clients in a broad range of restructuring work, covering distressed transactions, cross-border restructuring and contentious mandates. A prominent name in the space, she acts on behalf of leading domestic companies, as well as multinational corporations and state entities."

- Chambers Europe 2020

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Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 2000

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Insolventierecht


Erasmus Programme, Erasmus University Poitiers (France), 1999

Law degree, University of Groningen (Netherlands), 2000