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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's employment department in 2000, transferring to the banking department in 2002. 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), Member of the board of the Dutch Restructuring Association 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

"She has a good eye for detail which you need for hard legal matters but she also has the softer skills that you require when dealing with different personalities and negotiation approaches.” - Chambers Europe 2018

"She is a very balanced person, and knows when to be at the forefront of discussions and when not to be. She is also very reliable and clear with her communication." - Chambers Europe 2017

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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: 30 NOVEMBER 2021

The sun never sets on English law governed debt: reviewing the Re Prosafe SE decision

The recent decision in Re Prosafe SE pits the principle of freedom of contract against the increasingly popular modified universalism in the cross-border restructuring and insolvency space.

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News: 29 NOVEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises Avenga on the acquisition of Perfectial Group

Allen & Overy has advised Avenga, an international IT and digital transformation technology group, on the acquisition of Perfectial Group.

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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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