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Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 5

Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V.

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Employment - ranked: tier 5

Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V.

Else Loes Pasma and Leendert Kruidenier head the team at Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V. and are assisted by senior associate Joyce Snijder. The practice provides a full range of expertise from collective dismissals and redundancy schemes to restrictive covenants and matters arising from the transfer of undertakings. Recent work includes advising on flexible and temporary employment contracts. Senior associate Sophie Wierenga-Heintz joined from Kneppelhout & Korthals Advocaten.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 2

Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V.

At Wijn & Stael Advocaten N.V., many of the team's lawyers also act as court-appointed trustees. Willem Jan van Andel, who can 'quickly come to the point of a case', acted for V&D, the largest department store in the Netherlands, while Noor Zetteler and Remco Vermaire, who is 'hands-on and has a good feeling for business', acted for Rabobank and the trustees in several proceedings concerning the bankruptcy of Eurocommerce – the total claim exceeded €400m.

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