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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.

On qualifications, she joined the firm's employment department in 2000, transferring to the banking department in 2002. Sigrid spent three years with Fortis Bank in Curacao where she worked as inhouse lawyer and relationship manager. Sigrid is member and fellow of the International Association of Insolvency Lawyers (INSOL International), the Dutch Association of Insolvency Lawyers (INSOLAD), member of the board of the NVRII (Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law) and Member of the insolvency committee for the Ministry of justice.

Sigrid Jansen is hailed as “one of the best lawyers in the Netherlands”. Sources highlight that “she is very knowledgeable, practical and she knows how to get results” - Chambers Europe 2019

Experience highlights



Banking and Finance




Allen & Overy LLP
Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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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


News & insights

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Publications: 17 JUNE 2021

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 – extension of temporary measures

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (the Act) entered into force on 26 June 2020. The Act represents the most significant reforms to the insolvency framework in the United Kingdom since, at…

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telecommunications technology

News: 16 JUNE 2021

Allen & Overy advises Charterhouse Capital Partners on the acquisition of the Telio Group

Allen & Overy has advised Charterhouse Capital Partners on the acquisition of the telecommunications and software company Telio from Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG). DBAG invests a portion of the sale…

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Publications: 06 OCTOBER 2020

WHOA The new Dutch scheme

The available options to successfully restructure financially distressed, but viable businesses in the Netherlands are about to improve substantially as the Dutch Senate has approved the draft act on…

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Publications: 10 JANUARY 2020

Podcast: The Dutch scheme - How it will work and what it will mean for the European Restructuring market

The Dutch scheme (also known as WHOA), which is set to come into effect next year, will offer an alternative restructuring tool to the English scheme of arrangement and U.S. Chapter 11 proceedings. 

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