Mr. W.B. Fonville



Wouter is a dedicated and ambitious attorney, who is focussed on corporate litigation.

Wouter shows strong analytical skills and works in a structured way. He communicates clearly and relishes working in a team.

Prior to joining Wijn & Stael, Wouter has gained experience at both smaller and larger law firms. As part of his studies, Wouter attended Osgoode Hall Law School in Canada. In his final year, Wouter won the M.H. Bregstein Prize, awarded annually for the best thesis on private law, for his comparative law research on the topic of non-assignment/pledge clauses.

Additional Positions & Memberships

  • Member of the Dutch Young Litigation Lawyers Association (VJP)
  • Member of the Dutch Corporate Litigation Association


  • Private law (2018), University of Amsterdam

Publications from Wouter Fonville

Belangenverstrengeling en wanbeleid in de zorg

De Ondernemingskamer deed op 24 januari 2020 (ECLI:NL:GHAMS:2020:144) uitspraak in een zaak waarin wanbeleid werd vastgesteld bij zorginstelling DeSeizoenen. Eerder (in 2018) gelaste de Ondernemingska...

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Vertegenwoordiging en de Bibolini-exceptie

Het Nederlandse vennootschapsrecht kent de hoofdregel dat het bestuur de vennootschap onbeperkt en onvoorwaardelijk vertegenwoordigt. De regels van vertegenwoordiging gaan over externe verhoudingen: d...

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