Managing Director Enforcement & EMEA
Jurriaan Braat is responsible for the Omni Bridgeway enforcement team.
Jurriaan adds 22 years of experience in assessing and coordinating litigation and enforcement proceedings globally against corporates and sovereigns in political risk countries. He has unique expertise in successfully negotiating settlements with governments and corporates in a large number of jurisdictions.
Before joining Omni Bridgeway, Jurriaan practised law with the international law firm DLA Piper, where he specialised in the field of international trade, cross-border litigation, insurance, insolvency and banking law. He advised on insolvency and bankruptcy matters, was appointed as receiver in several bankruptcies, and qualified for the Dutch Supreme Court Bar.
In its 2020, 2021 and 2022 Litigation Support Guide, Chambers and Partners recognised Jurriaan as a key player for Asset Tracing & Recovery (Investigations Agencies) - Global-wide. He holds a masters degree in Dutch law from Vrije Universiteit and also studied at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He is fluent in Dutch and English and understands German, Afrikaans, French and Italian.
- Freezing the assets of persons unknown, accessories and funding issues when defending freezing orders. ThoughtLeaders4 FIRE webinar. June 2021.