Mr. R.M. Vermaire



Remco Vermaire has been with Wijn & Stael since 2002 and is an attorney and partner with the firm. He counsels major financial institutions, such as banks, private lenders and leasing companies, on financing, securities and leasing matters, while counseling financial institutions and directors of companies on (extensive) restructuring.

Driven Attorney for Complex Cases

Remco is a driven attorney who values close cooperation with his clients. Precise and meticulous, he has a wealth of litigation and negotiation experience and always has an eye for detail, even when working under pressure. He immerses himself in the various interests and has the ability to capture the essence. “I enjoy the challenge of solving complex legal puzzles and turning them into pragmatic solutions for my clients. Working with the client motivates me to bring a complicated case to a successful conclusion.”

Experience in Bankruptcy and Banking Issues

Because of his years-long background as trustee and administrator, Remco is well-versed in (pre)bankruptcy issues. He was contracted out for a period of time to a large financial institution and has specific banking knowledge of CDD processes and fraud cases.


  • Chambers 2020 - Notable practitioner Restructuring/Insolvency: Administration Client feedback: “always well-prepared and very well spoken in court.”
  • Legal 500 - 2020: Restructuring & Insolvency Testimonial: “very practical and hands-on approach”

Professional Activities & Memberships

  • Guest lecturer, Utrecht University/Utrecht Law College
  • Lecturer, Vocational Training Program for Attorneys
  • Member, professional associations INSOLAD and INSOL Europe
  • Author of articles published in various legal journals

Academic Background

  • Financial Economics for Trustees, specialist program, cum laude, 2009, Grotius Academy
  • Insolvency Law, specialist program, cum laude, 2007, Grotius Academy
  • Private Law, cum laude, 2000, Utrecht University
  • HEAO Real Estate/Brokerage Groningen (1996)


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

  • Financial law (Banking law)
  • 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.

Publications from Remco Vermaire

ICLG: Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2018 | Netherlands

Remco Vermaire and Ferdinand Bosvelt wrote the Netherlands chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2018. The chapter covers a broad spectrum of topics r...

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