Mr. J.R. van Faassen



Robert van Faassen has been working at Wijn & Stael since 2010 and has focused on business and insolvency law. Robert is engaged by trustees to work on large bankruptcies, where he handles all the insolvency issues. He is also involved in investigations into liability of executives. Robert has a wide range of experience working with large debt collection files and is engaged with attachments and issuing summons.

The variety to be found in his insolvency and corporate practice suits Robert well. He enjoys interacting with his clients and helping them to present their interests in legal terms. His extensive knowledge on his cases is essential for considering all the legal aspects carefully with the client and taking the correct measures at the crucial moment.


  • Member of INSOLAD
  • Board member of the Business Association ‘het Fluwelen Handvat’


  • Grotius Insolvency law (2018)
  • Dutch law, specializing in Private Law and Business Law, Groningen University (2010)


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

  • Insolvency law (Bankruptcy, Suspension of payment)

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.