Francoise Perrick


She advises and litigates on a broad variety of corporate and commercial law matters.

She specialises in dispute resolution with an emphasis on corporate and company law litigation, directors’ duties and liabilities and governance issues. She regularly represents clients in proceedings before the Dutch Enterprise Chambers. Françoise is a member of the Dutch Association for Corporate Litigation.

She has also worked in our corporate department where she focused on mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets transactions and venture capital transactions.

Françoise joined the firm in 2019 after graduating from the Radboud University in Nijmegen (cum laude) and Columbia Law School in New York (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar).


Representative matters

Vroon group on landmark USD900 million restructuring in a first ever parallel Dutch WHOA and English scheme of arrangement.

Pro bono

Mentoring children from neighbourhoods with a socioeconomic gap to enhance their prospects in the labour market as an ambassador for JINC (2019 – 2023).

Representing the younger generation of lawyers and candidate civil-law notaries in the Amsterdam office as founder and member of the Young Apollo Board (2023 – now)

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations




Advocaat, Netherlands, 2019

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Burgerlijk procesrecht (Litigation)


Bachelor of Science, Mathematics, Utrecht University, 2015

Bachelor of Laws, Utrecht University, 2016 (cum laude)

Master of Laws, Radboud University Nijmegen, 2018 (cum laude)

Master of Laws, Columbia University, 2019 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.