Mr. S.W. Derksen



Shanna Derksen has been a member of the real estate law practice group at Wijn & Stael since 2016. She specialises in administrative law, tenancy law and issues where public law and private law overlap. Shanna represents the interests of national and local government bodies, businesses and private individuals.

Shanna focuses on achieving results and finding solutions. Because of her proactive approach, she is quickly able to familiarise herself with a case and set to work with energy and purpose. She always aims to provide the highest quality in her professional work, while never losing sight of the human side of a case. Clients value her approachability and accessibility.

Before Shanna joined Wijn & Stael Advocaten, she worked as an attorney at Houthoff Buruma. She was also a member of the review committee of the Municipality of Amsterdam for a considerable time. Her wide-ranging legal experience enables her to review a case from various angles and make a realistic judgement about the chances of a lawsuit’s success.


  • Member of the Association for Construction Law Attorneys (VBR-A)


  • Law Firm School (2012)
  • Constitutional and administrative law, Utrecht University (2009)