Sander Timmerman’s practice encompasses a broad range of corporate and commercial disputes with a focus on commercial litigation, financial litigation, mass claims and insolvency related matters.


From 2008 to 2018, Sander was senior legal counsel at the Legal Affairs division of the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank N.V.). Previously, he was a lawyer at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V. for 8 years, including two years in their New York office.

Sander has dealt with a wide range of civil and financial law matters, including liability proceedings against regulators, financial (supervisory) law matters, intervention and enforcement matters, payment transactions matters, insolvency & restructuring and resolution of banks and insurers.

Prior to joining Hausfeld, Sander worked as a partner with the litigation boutique firm Zippro Meijer with its focus on plaintiff litigation in the Netherlands. The litigation boutique firm was recommended three years in a row by Global Competition Review (GCR) as the only Dutch law firm in the EU claimants bar. The firm has continued its litigation practice as Hausfeld Advocaten.

Before his admission to the Bar, Sander worked from 1998 to 2000 at the Radboud University in Nijmegen as an assistant professor.


Sander's clients include central banks, investment funds and corporate clients.