Ranking Chambers Europe 2023

Aangemaakt: 16 maart 2023

Ranking Chambers Europe 2023

Wijn & Stael Advocaten is mentioned several times in the recently published Chambers Europe 2023 guide. We are proud of the rankings of our Dispute Resolution (band 4) and Restructuring & Insolvency (band 2) practices and very grateful for the great feedback we received from our clients. See the overview of the entries and quotes from our clients below.

Willem Jan van Andel is mentioned as Senior Statespeople for his work in the section Restructuring & Insolvency.

Chambers feedback:
“Willem Jan Van Andel has notable experience advising clients on solvency issues. He also offers longstanding expertise acting as a bankruptcy administrator”.


Remco Vermaire is mentioned for his work in the section:

  • Restructuring/Insolvency: administration (Band 4)

Remco Vermaire often assists lenders and creditors with financial restructuring matters. He also has experience advising directors on liability issues.

Client feedback:
"Remco knows exactly what we want. He is efficient and knows our business like the back of his hand."


Thijs van Zanten is mentioned for his work in the section:

  • Dispute Resolution: Supreme Court Litigation (Band 2).

Thijs van Zanten represents clients before the Supreme Court, often acting for bondholders or insolvency administrators. He also advises clients on disputes around pricing.

Client feedback:
"It was a very nice cooperation - he is very strong strategically, very technical and overall excellent."


Noor Zetteler is mentioned for her work in the sections:

  • Restructuring/Insolvency administration (Band 3)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency (Band 4).

Noor Zetteler is often appointed as an insolvency trustee or member of the committee of representation. She also assists clients with directors' liability matters and disputes with trustees.

Client feedback:
"She is a strong player in the field who is very accessible."


What Chambers says about our two practices
Restructuring & Insolvency
Wijn & Stael is an excellent firm known for its holistic offering representing both debtors and creditors, as well as its role as administrator in high-profile bankruptcy cases. Team members regularly act as court-appointed trustee on insolvency and bankruptcy cases, representing clients from the retail sector. The law firm is further noted for its expertise in litigation concerning insolvency liability and preliminary relief proceedings. It also assists with insolvency investigations, trustee negotiations and restructurings.

Client feedback:
"The team is knowledgeable and very experienced."
"The lawyers know exactly where they want to go, and they are open to discuss the strategy, so this is really helpful."

Dispute resolution
Wijn & Stael handles a range of contentious matters. The law firm is also well regarded for assisting clients with insolvency proceedings. Team members have notable experience in Supreme Court mandates.

Client feedback:
"The lawyers have a really open-minded and entrepreneurial mindset."
"The lawyers have a hands-on mentality and a strong strategic focus on achieving their clients' goals in the most efficient and quick way."

The rankings of Wijn & Stael in the Chambers Europe Guide can be found here.