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Lawyers

Peter de Graaf

insolvencies and reorganisation

Education

Studied at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Completed a master in Business Law and in jurisprudence, specialization: civil law.

Lawyer at LVH

Since 2009.

Function and facts

Peter de Graaf focuses on corporate law, with an emphasis on insolvency law. Is regularly appointed by the District Court of Rotterdam as a trustee in bankruptcy’s. Is a source of information for his clients with thorough knowledge, someone who keeps his promises and able to present practical solutions.

The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious. (Marcus Aurelius)

Sector

Port & Trade Maritime Lawyers

Expertise

Insolvencies and reorganisation

 

Competences

His knowledge and experience as a trustee enables him to quickly and effectively advise in cases where the continuity of a company is at stake and difficult decisions have to be made under time pressure. Peter also has the expertise to make an appropriate assessment  of how a trustee will look at a matter, something that is highly appreciated by his clients.

Personal characteristics

Empathic, patience and sincere.

Memberships / secondary activities
  • Peter is a member of the Association of Young Insolvency Lawyers (JIRA).
Peter de Graaf

insolvencies and reorganisation

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Court of Appeal rules that ‘pre-pack is a transfer of a company’


In case of a pre-pack, also called a pre-packaged insolvency, an intended receiver is working on a relaunch some time prior to the declaration of the bankruptcy, so a relaunch may be realised shortly after the declaration of the bankruptcy, possibly even the same day. The aim of the pre-pack is continuation of the company with the highest possible yield.

The Enhancement Position of Receivers Act has entered into force


On 1 July 2017, the Enhancement Position of Receivers Act (Wet versterking positie curator) entered into force.

Problems when the lessor invokes a bank guarantee for vacancy losses due to bankruptcy of lessee

The Supreme Court recently passed an interesting ruling that provides more clarity about to what extent a bank can have recourse against the insolvent estate if it has paid an amount for vacancy losses within the framework of a bank guarantee.

Conference on 60 years CMR reveals differences in application treaty

On 6 and 7 October, the International Conference 60 years CMR took place. I was pleased to attend the conference. The following is a brief report of several interesting issues that were discussed.

A receiver can object to a liquidation based on a winding-up petition filed by the legal person itself

On 18 December 2015, the Supreme Court passed an important judgement on the possibility for a receiver to object to a liquidation based on a winding-up petition filed by the legal person itself.

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Bouwe Bos

litigation

+31 (0)10 209 27 63 bos@lvh-advocaten.nl
Marcel van den Ende

business and shareholders, road transport

+31 (0)10 209 27 45 vandenende@lvh-advocaten.nl
Daniël van Genderen

litigation, tender, business and government

+31(0)10 206 17 81 vangenderen@lvh-advocaten.nl
Peter de Graaf

insolvencies and reorganisation

+31 (0)10 209 27 52 degraaf@lvh-advocaten.nl
Yvonne Jansen

rental (contract and eviction), business and shareholders, property

+31 (0)10 209 27 75 jansen@lvh-advocaten.nl
Hein Kernkamp

shipping, road transport, litigation, business and shareholders

+31 (0)10 209 27 63 kernkamp@lvh-advocaten.nl
Jack Leeman

litigation, business and shareholders, property

+31 (0)10 209 27 75 leeman@lvh-advocaten.nl
Ben van Nieuwaal

business and government

+31 (0)10 206 17 81 vannieuwaal@lvh-advocaten.nl
Sabriye Ort

Franchise, distribution and agency, rental (contract and eviction)

+31 (0)10 209 27 77 ort@lvh-advocaten.nl
Michelle Reevers

aviation, commercial contracts, business and shareholders

+31 (0)10 209 27 75 reevers@lvh-advocaten.nl
Hans Rijntjes

litigation, rental (contract and eviction), collection, business and shareholders

+31 (0)10 209 27 55 rijntjes@lvh-advocaten.nl
Rob Steenhoek

insolvencies and reorganisation, business and shareholders

+31 (0)10 209 27 52 steenhoek@lvh-advocaten.nl
Peter Verheijden

commercial cooperations, mergers and acquisitions, employment law and employer representation 

+31 (0)10 209 27 76 verheijden@lvh-advocaten.nl
Justin de Vries

insolvencies and reorganisation, business and shareholders

+31 (0)10 209 27 52 devries@lvh-advocaten.nl
Leoni van Westen

litigation, collection

+31 (0)10 209 27 75 vanwesten@lvh-advocaten.nl