Mr. M.E. ten Brinke



Marlieke is a true litigator. She litigates and advises on insolvency law, financing and securities, and corporate law. She not only assists her clients in the lower courts, but is also part of Wijn & Stael’s Cassation team.

Marlieke graduated cum laude in private law from the University of Utrecht and received an honourable mention for her thesis on the options available to a buyer subject to retention of title. She now regularly publishes on topics relating to insolvency law and also teaches courses in this area.

Marlieke is an enthusiastic and ambitious attorney. She understands complex legal matters and is quick to make connections and can clearly articulate issues.


  • Member of JIRA Association (Association of Young Insolvency Attorneys)
  • Member of VCCA (Civil Cassation Attorneys Association)
  • Member of JIRA (Association of Young Litigation Attorneys)


  • Specialization course in civilian cassation law, PAO Leiden University (2017)
  • Master's degree Private law (with distinction), Utrecht University
  • Dutch law (with distinction), Utrecht University
  • Certificate in financial accounting, UC Berkeley, California (2013)


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

  • Insolvency law

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.