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)


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

  • Corporate 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.