Mrs Inge van Hees-Wolswijk > VANEPS > Willemstad, Curacao > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Banking & Finance, Shipping & Aviation




Inge van Hees-Wolswijk is specialized in business and financial law. She advises clients, including financial institutions and insurance corporations, on, inter alia, credit facilities, collateral documentation and financial regulatory matters.

In the Legal500 Caribbean 2022 and 2023 Editions, Inge has been acknowledged as a “rising star”.

She started her career at NautaDutilh, one of the most prominent law firms in the Netherlands, where she worked for six years. She moved to Curacao in 2015. In addition to her experience in banking transactions, she also advises on general corporate law issues, corporate governance, cross-border mergers, acquisitions, and other restructurings. She advises on the applicable laws on all Dutch Caribbean Islands (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Statia and Sint Maarten).

Because of her background, she has a wealth of knowledge about articles of association, other company rules and regulations, and internal company matters. Besides, she advises on financing structures and regulatory financial law. Her clients include local and international companies, financial institutions, and insurers. Inge is also part of our team involved with aircraft and shipping transactions. Inge also has experience with various cross-border mergers and conversions (both inbound and outbound) (including but not limited to Bermuda, Malta, Delaware, the Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, the British Virgin Islands, Luxembourg, and Panama).


Dutch, English


In 2009, Inge obtained her master’s degree in Notarial Law at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. She also completed the notarial vocational training and, in 2014, graduated with honors from the Grotius Academy in Corporate and Business Law.

Lawyer Rankings

Dutch Caribbean > Leading firms

(Rising stars)

Inge van Hees-Wolswijk  – VANEPS

As a ‘leading law firm in the Dutch Caribbean consisting of top professionals in all areas of expertise’, VANEPS’ group attracts praise for its ‘top-notch knowledge, experience and professionalism’, which spans the full range of practice areas. Clients of the firm encompass financial institutions, national and international corporates and governmental bodies, with Google, Spotify and JP Morgan Chase as key examples. Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer leads the banking and finance, and shipping and aviation practices alongside counsel Inge van Hees-Wolswijk, while the litigation and dispute resolution department is jointly led by Rogier van den Heuvel and Roderik van Hees. Tjarda Tazelaar sits at the helm of the corporate and M&A practice, Tom Peeters is the go-to name for real estate, government and energy sector advice, and counsel Diek Fabius leads the IP offering. Of counsel Michiel Gorsira is the key name for insolvency, restructuring and insurance work, and employment work falls within the scope of Thies Leijsen and Sophie van Lint’s practices. Frank Kunneman departed the firm in mid-2023.