Legal 500 EMEA ranking 2023

Aangemaakt: 12 april 2023

Legal 500 EMEA ranking 2023

Recentelijk verscheen The Legal 500 waarin Wijn & Stael Advocaten vermeld staat bij de secties Commercial Litigation (tier 3), Restructuring & Insolvency (tier 3) en Employment (tier 4).

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Based in Utrecht, the independent Dutch firm Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V. has a track record of insurance insolvencies, with particular strength advising financial and retail clients, including large Dutch financial institutions and key real estate finance and commerce companies, on a range of restructuring and insolvency matters. The firm is also active in court appointments and was appointed by the Amsterdam Court in the Conservatrix insolvency case. The practice is collectively led by Noor Zetteler, Willem Jan van Andel, Remco Vermaire and Robert van Faassen, while associate Anne Mennens focuses her practice on financing securities, restructuring and bankruptcy-related litigation.

Leading individuals: Noor Zetteler
Rising star: Anne Mennens

Testimonials van onze cliënten:

  • ‘Outstanding expertise and experience; practical approach.’
  • ‘Remco Vermaire has years of experience, is proactive, practical and always quick to reply.’
  • ‘Wijn & Stael always offers us good and practical advice in our day-to-day operation and special projects. Furthermore, they have stepped-up when we were facing resources problems.’
  • ‘W&S has a broad team and is one of the few quality teams not located in Amsterdam. The restructuring team is also quite sizable.’
  • ‘Noor Zetteler is pleasant to work with and knows how to align parties when needed, without losing sight of her client’s interests.’
  • ‘Very good quality versus cost balance. Have strong expertise in Dutch real estate market (financing, bankruptcy, lease and zoning/environmental issues). Transparent, easy to approach and highly knowledgeable.’
  • ‘The team has a strong position in the Dutch insolvency law market, especially their insolvency practitioners.’
  • ‘Noor Zetteler is a strong player in the field and very pleasant to work with. Apart from being a good lawyer, she is also financially savvy.’

The firm is committed to deliver quality, they are easy to reach and very responsive. Its advice is clear, to the point and concise and always turns out to be correct. Finally, the lawyers are a pleasure to work with, kind and with the right sense of humour.’

International firms frequently refer clients to Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V. for its experienced and robust handling of Supreme Court and Enterprise Chamber disputes for claiming parties. Thijs van Zanten heads up the Supreme Court litigation practice, Noor Zetteler represents clients in accountancy issues before the Auditor’s Office and the Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal, and Remco Vermaire acts for financial institutions in restructuring matters.

Testimonials van onze cliënten:

  • ‘Wijn & Stael is a rock-solid medium-sized firm. Their insolvency practice in particular is excellent.’
  • ‘Noor Zetteler and Willem Jan van Andel are stand-out individuals. They act as court-appointed bankruptcy trustees. Their appointment is a clear illustration of their excellent reputation. Their handling of that matter is cool-headed, expeditious and fair.’
  • ‘The team is well equipped to deal with complex, cross-border collective securities litigation. Both when it comes to the legal and strategical side of cases, the team’s output is outstanding.’
  • ‘The firm is committed to deliver quality, they are easy to reach and very responsive. Its advice is clear, to the point and concise and always turns out to be correct. Finally, the lawyers are a pleasure to work with, kind and with the right sense of humour.’
  • ‘Wijn & Stael Advocaten offers good value-for-money assistance in proceedings before the Dutch Supreme Court.’
  • ‘Thijs van Zanten is an excellent Supreme Court counsel who is very mindful of the client’s interest.’

Offering a ‘solid, reliable practice’, Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V. has experience of advising on employment matters in the payment platform and technology sectors, as well as in relation to senior executive employment matters and board disputes, corporate reorganisations and collective bargaining agreements. The practice is led by firm managing partner Else Loes Pasma, who specialises in workplace sexual harassment allegations, and Leendert Kruidenier. Associates Maaike Faber and Karlijn van der Heijden focus on works council consultations.

Testimonials van onze cliënten:

  • Good values, high standards, accurate and precise advice, personal involvement, team effort.’
  • ‘Else Loes Pasma stands out for her good preparation, sensible advice, social intuition, fairness and teamwork. “Does what she says, says what she does”.’
  • ‘Solid, reliable practice.’
  • ‘Great cooperation. Very capable lawyers.’
  • ‘Sophie Wierenga is always willing to do something extra even on her days off, and she is thorough in her way of working without slowing the process down, which is very important in a fast-moving business environment.’
  • ‘Both in advisory work and at trial, when a challenge or problem arises the practice stands out – they see opportunities, work shoulder to shoulder and win.’
  • ‘Empathetic, very smart, forceful if needed.’

The environmental and planning law department at Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V. was established by Shanna Derksen, and advises on permitting and administrative matters, with a growing focus on issues relating to the new Environment Act.

Meer informatie over onze vermelding is te vinden op de website van The Legal 500.