Mr. A.A. Hyder

Abbas Ali

Senior attorney

Abbas began his practice of law in 2013 and joined Wijn & Stael in 2018 as an associate specializing in corporate, contract and privacy law. He represents clients in acquisitions, corporate restructuring and joint ventures and drafts relevant legal documents. Abbas also provides counsel on general corporate and privacy law issues.


With a sharp analytical mind and tenacious and pragmatic nature, Abbas has an incredible ability to focus in complex situations and cut right to the heart of the problem. He has a reputation for being attentive to his clients’ needs and working diligently to ensure that their interests and objectives are met. “Taking command of M&A processes and helping guide my clients to a successful outcome gives me great satisfaction. Every process is different, and every client is different - but that just keeps me on my toes and makes my work all the more interesting and challenging.”


Abbas believes in fostering a strong relationship with his clients that is based on equality, open communication and trust. It serves as the foundation for achieving the best outcomes in high-stakes cases.


  • Member, Young M&A Community


  • Data Protection Officer, 2018
  • Private Law, 2012, University of Amsterdam


Abbas has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • Corporate law (Merges and acquisitions)
  • Privacy law

Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.

Publications from Abbas Ali Hyder

Hof van Justitie van de Europese Unie: Ongeldig is de bepaling dat het grote publiek in alle gevallen toegang moet hebben tot informatie over UBO’s.

De instelling van het UBO-register staat al jaren in de aandacht van de (Europese) politiek en praktijk. Het UBO-register is een register van het handelsregister waarin UBO’s (de uiteindelijk belang...

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Vier jaar AVG

Sinds 25 mei 2018 geldt in de hele EU dezelfde privacywetgeving: de Algemene verordening gegevensbescherming (AVG). Vóór 25 mei 2018 stond de bescherming van persoonsgegevens in de praktijk niet alt...

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Cases van Abbas Ali Hyder

Cases Abbas Ali Hyder

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