Mr Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer > VANEPS > Willemstad, Curacao > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Banking & Finance, Aviation, Insolvency & Restructuring




Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer has over twenty years of experience as an attorney-at-law and advises both lenders and investors on a broad spectrum of matters in the area of banking, finance and business law.

Focco assists financial institutions and market parties in loan and credit facilities for local borrowers and international borrowers. He advises on both structured and syndicated loan facilities as well as capital market transactions (issue of bonds). He also assists clients in preparing collateral documentation. His activities in the area of business law range from advising clients on acquisitions or divestitures of businesses to corporate restructuring. Furthermore, Focco also has ample experience in the field of aviation law. He assists clients in the registration and financing of aircraft and advises on inter alia mortgage loans, permits and regulations in this field.

Focco started his career in 1995 in the Netherlands at a Dutch law firm. In 2000, he switched to VANEPS.

During his career, Focco holds several related positions. He is active as a board member of the Curacao International Financial Services Association (CIFA), he is a part-time lecturer in International Private Law at the University of Curacao (UoC) and he is involved in a number of legislation projects.


Dutch, English

Lawyer Rankings

Dutch Caribbean > Leading firms

(Hall of Fame)

Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer  – 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.