Mr. F.R. Shekel



Frederique specializes in national and international commercial contracts. She has an advisory and litigation practice in which she assists companies at every stage of a commercial relationship: from drafting and negotiating to reviewing or terminating an agreement. She also focuses on advising and litigating on (international) commercial disputes and liability issues. She is also specialized in the Vienna Sales Convention.

Clients describe Frederique as an enthusiastic, substantively strong and committed attorney. She knows how to get to the heart of the matter quickly and is strategic and creative.

Frederique has been an attorney since 2009. Before Frederique joined Wijn en Stael, she worked at Jones Day. She started her career at Linklaters.


  • Member of the Association for Distribution, Agency and Franchise Law
  • Member of the International Distribution Institute
  • Arbitrator at the Willem C Vis Moot Court


  • Law Firm School (2011)
  • Masters in Private Law, University of Amsterdam (2009)
  • Masters in Dutch Law, Maastricht University (2009)


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

  • Law of obligations (Agency and distribution)

Based on this registration, she 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 Frederique Shekel

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