Mr. dr. K.W.C. Geurts

Kim

Attorney

Kim Geurts has been working as an attorney with Wijn & Stael since 2018. Her practice focuses on counseling and representing clients in litigation matters involving corporate disputes involving financing, securities and insolvency issues. She litigates cases before the trial and appellate courts as well as the Supreme Court.

Enthusiastic and Solution-Driven

An ambitious and inquisitive attorney, Kim has the ability to analyze legal issues quickly. She is creative and looks at cases from multiple perspectives, which lead her to innovative solutions. “I relish the challenge of getting to the bottom of complex legal issues and clearly and persuasively laying out my solutions.” Kim enjoys working with her clients and coworkers.

Extensive Training and Experience

Kim earned her PhD in a comparative law dissertation on security for supplier credit. As part of her dissertation, she spent several months as a visiting scholar at St. John’s University in New York City. She also coached the team that participated in the International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court competition. Kim regularly writes articles about and gives lectures on subjects relating to insolvency, corporate and property law.

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Member, JIRA - Association for Young Insolvency Lawyers
  • Member, VJP - Association of Young Litigation Lawyers
  • Guest lecturer, Radboud University
  • Lecturer, Law Firm School
  • Member, Members’ Council of Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A. (Rijk van Nijmegen department)

Academic Background

  • Business and Law, Research Master, cum laude, 2013, Radboud University

Representative Practice

  • Counseled and represented a trustee in litigation matters involving a large bankruptcy case involving various issues regarding the rights and obligations of the various stakeholders vis-à-vis the estate.
  • Counseled a large company on various (pre-)insolvency matters and represented the company in the settlement of a multimillion-euro dispute over a transaction. This led to a favorable settlement being reached.
  • Represented a number of municipalities in a litigation case before the Supreme Court involving various contractual and procedural issues.