Tjarko Otten

Tjarko Otten

Advocaat | Counsel


+31 10 217 29 38
+31 6 1367 6533




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Tjarko specialises in company law, insolvency law and restructurings, with a special focus on commercial transactions in situations where bankruptcy appears imminent. In this context, he advises directors, shareholders and foreign lawyers, as well as bankruptcy trustees, administrators and liquidators. He also represents the interests of creditors and security holders, and advises on directors’ and officers’ liability. Tjarko is regularly appointed as an administrator or bankruptcy trustee by the Dutch district courts. 
Tjarko is a member of the Dutch Association of Insolvency Practitioners (INSOLAD) and INSOL Europe. He regularly teaches and gives seminars, and publishes on subjects relating to insolvency and restructurings, as well as on general company law.

Qualifications & Experience

  • INSOLAD/Grotius Academy specialisation course on Insolvency Law
  • INSOLAD/Erasmus University Rotterdam specialisation course on Financial Economics for Insolvency Lawyers
  • Company Law (Radboud University Nijmegen)
  • Acting as bankruptcy trustee of VLM Nederland B.V., a flight crew entity employing 75 people flying VLM.