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Jessie Pool

PhD candidate

J.M.W. Pool LLM BSc
+31 71 527 4035

Jessie Pool is Ph.D.-fellow at the Department of Company Law since February 2018. Her research focus is on insolvency law, restructuring and directors’ liability.

More information about Jessie Pool

Jessie Pool is a Ph.D.-fellow at the company law department of Leiden University. She obtained her double bachelor’s degree in Dutch Law and Economics & Business Economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2016. In January 2018, she obtained her master’s degree in company law (cum laude). Her thesis was on guarantees for unsecured creditors in a pre-packed insolvency.

During her study, she has followed several internships at international law firms at the financial law and insolvency law practices. She has worked as a court clerk at the insolvency department of the court of Rotterdam. She has also contributed to a research project at KPMG on long-term value creation by increasing the value of life through Philips products, which project has enlarged her experience with empirical research methods.

Jessie first worked as a student-assistant at Leiden University where she contributed to the research on long-term value creation as an object in the articles of association of Dutch listed companies. She is involved in several courses, such as the in-depth master course of mergers and acquisitions and the masters course ILS on research methods and techniques.

Her research focus is on insolvency law, restructuring and directors’ liability.

PhD candidate

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Privaatrecht
  • Ondernemingsrecht

Work address

Kamerlingh Onnes Building
Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden
Room number B 2.45



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