Bart-Adriaan de Ruijter is Partner Corporate Litigation at CMS. Bart-Adriaan specialises in corporate and commercial litigation.
Bart-Adriaan focuses on the representation and advice of companies and/or its management board, supervisory board or shareholder(s) in complex international and national corporate and commercial litigation and crisis situations. He regularly represents clients in high-profile media sensitive proceedings. His expertise entails (director’s) liability cases, contractual (post M&A) disputes, shareholder & joint-venture disputes/activism (collective/WAMCA), international (prejudgment) attachment and execution disputes and conflicts in relation to insolvency/restructuring (bet-the-company). Next to civil (interlocutory) proceedings, Bart-Adriaan is experienced in Enterprise Chamber (inquiry) proceedings and arbitration (NAI and ICC).
Bart-Adriaan regularly publishes and lectures on his areas of expertise such as corporate litigation, director's liability and board room counselling. He is member of the Supervisory Board Library Group Amstelland and lecturer at the Governance University and Finance Academy.