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 2024: “Remco Vermaire is a solid adviser.”
  • Chambers 2023: "Remco knows exactly what we want. He is efficient and knows our business like the back of his hand."
  • Legal500 - 2024: ‘Remco Vermaire communicates in a straightforward way and fulfil client needs appropriately and in a tailor-made fashion.’ ‘Remco Vermaire is very engaged and quick to pinpoint the issue and possible routes to resolve or tackle.’
  • Legal500 - 2023: ‘Remco Vermaire has years of experience, is proactive, practical and always quick to reply.’
  • 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)

Bar register of legal practice areas
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.