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

Acting for a varied client roster of financial institutions, national and international corporates, and governmental bodies, VANEPS leverages the expertise of its practitioners across the Dutch Caribbean to handle the full range of transactional and contentious mandates. At an international level, the firm also benefits from being a member of the Lex Mundi network. Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer and counsel Inge van Hees-Wolswijk jointly lead the banking and finance team, which acts for a variety of lender clients; Rogier van den Heuvel and Roderik van Hees are jointly responsible for the litigation and dispute resolution; and Tjarda Tazelaar heads up the corporate and M&A practice. Elsewhere, Diek Fabius is the key contact for commercial and IP work, Tom Peeters has notable real estate and administrative law expertise, while Frank Kunneman leads the governance, risk and compliance group. For insolvency work, Michiel Gorsira is the primary name, and Thies Leijsen and newly promoted counsel Sophie van Lint handle employment and pensions mandates.