Abbas began his practice of law in 2013 and joined Wijn & Stael in 2018 as an associate specializing in corporate, contract and privacy law. He represents clients in acquisitions, corporate restructuring and joint ventures and drafts relevant legal documents. Abbas also provides counsel on general corporate and privacy law issues.

Pragmatic and tenacious
With a sharp analytical mind and tenacious and pragmatic nature, Abbas has an incredible ability to focus in complex situations and cut right to the heart of the problem. He has a reputation for being attentive to his clients’ needs and working diligently to ensure that their interests and objectives are met. “Taking command of M&A processes and helping guide my clients to a successful outcome gives me great satisfaction. Every process is different, and every client is different - but that just keeps me on my toes and makes my work all the more interesting and challenging.”

Committed and reliable
Abbas believes in fostering a strong relationship with his clients that is based on equality, open communication and trust. It serves as the foundation for achieving the best outcomes in high-stakes cases.

Professional activities & memberships

  • Member, Young M&A Community
  • Business Open 
  • OVSV 
  • Utrecht Theater Young Professionals

Academic background

  • Data Protection Officer, 2018
  • Private Law, 2012, University of Amsterdam

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

  • Corporate law (Merges and acquisitions)
  • Privacy law

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.