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Pier Beerda

Insolvency / Corporate

Pier graduated from law school with honours. He has worked as a lawyer since 2012 and joined HerikVerhulst in 2019. Pier advises various companies, including family-run businesses, and helps them where necessary to resolve conflicts, both in and out of court. He also assists receivers in bankruptcy cases, including those involving litigation against banks and in liability matters. Pier himself is also regularly appointed by the court as a receiver.

Pier is accessible, pragmatic and quick in thought and action. Pier looks for creative solutions where possible, but does not shy away from litigation if necessary.

Areas of expertise

Litigation practice

  • disputes regarding commercial contracts
  • disputes between shareholders/depositary receipt holders, Executive Board and/or Supervisory Board
  • acquisition disputes
  • D&O liability
  • disputes with regard to bankruptcy cases and companies facing difficult times

Advisory practice

  • corporate governance
  • advising on directors’ and officers’ liability
  • corporate law
  • drafting and assessing national and international commercial contracts
  • general terms and conditions
  • advising companies facing difficult times
  • advising creditors of companies facing difficult times

Register of legal practice areas

Pier Beerda has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • insolvency law

Based on this registration, Pier 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.


  • Dual Master’s Business and Law (2012, with honours)
  • INSOLAD/Grotius specialisatieopleiding Insolventierecht (2024, cum laude)


  • P. Beerda, ‘Intellectuele eigendomsrechten als zekerheid, een andere discipline’, NTBR 2012/52
  • P. Beerda & L. Klapwijk, ‘De invloed van de Wet werk en zekerheid op bad leaver-bepalingen in managementparticipatieovereenkomsten’, V&O 2015, nr. 3, p. 42-46.