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Kees van den Bergh

Insolvency / Corporate

Kees has worked as a lawyer at HerikVerhulst since 1985. His areas of special expertise are corporate law and insolvency law. Kees advises businesses in a wide variety of transactions and, if all else fails, is not afraid to litigate on his clients’ behalf. He has specialist experience in the transport and logistics sectors. Kees is regularly appointed by the court to act as an administrator and as a receiver. Clients describe Kees’ approach as resolute, balanced and result-oriented.

Areas of expertise

Insolvency Law

  • acting as an administrator in moratoriums and as a receiver in bankruptcy cases, when appointed by the court
  • restructuring advice
  • advising companies in distress, or at the request of the board and/or shareholders and/or financiers
  • financing and securities advice
  • assisting board members in liability matters

Corporate Law

  • mergers and acquisitions (including distressed M&A)
  • joint ventures and other forms of cooperation
  • disputes between shareholders
  • non-compete clauses
  • drafting of commercial contracts and general terms & conditions


Register of legal practice areas

Kees van den Bergh has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • insolvency law 
  • corporate law

Based on this registration, Kees is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.


  • Dutch Law, Utrecht University (1984)
  • Insolad/Grotius specialist training Insolvency Law
  • Insolad/EUR specialist training in Financial Economics for Receivers
  • Grotius specialist training Corporate Structures



Other positions

Kees has ample board experience. He holds and has often held positions on boards and Boards of Supervisors at healthcare and education institutes. He also holds various church board positions.

Kees performs various supervisory roles as a non executive board member and supervisory board member at companies in the logistics sector.