Mr. C.M. Tjoa



Carlijn Tjoa has worked as an attorney for Wijn & Stael since 2012. Specialising in business law disputes, she primarily looks after the interests of businesses, shareholders and executive and supervisory directors. She appears regularly in inquiry procedures taking place at the Enterprise Division and she advises on and litigates in director liability matters. Carlijn was also seconded to the Derivatives Team of Rabobank for several months.

The legal profession is versatile, which appeals to Carlijn. No case is the same. She quickly gets to the heart of the matter and employs her sharp writing skills effectively. She is also a pragmatic and committed attorney who never loses sight of her clients' best interests when deciding what legal path to take. Carlijn always strives for practical, feasible solutions to legal problems and believes that open and clear communication is a prerequisite for achieving the best possible results.


  • Editor of online news site for the legal profession 'Balie Bulletin Midden-Nederland
  • Member of the Association of Corporate Litigation


  • Grotius Company and Business Law (2017, with distinction)
  • Dutch Law, Criminal Law and Business Law, Utrecht University (2011)

Publications from Carlijn Tjoa

Interne bestuurdersaansprakelijkheid en de (on)mogelijkheid van individuele disculpatie bij financieelrechtelijke wetsovertredingen

In hoeverre kunnen bestuurders op grond van artikel 2:9 BW jegens de vennootschap aansprakelijk worden gehouden voor financieelrechtelijke wetsovertredingen? En onder welke omstandigheden kan een indi...

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