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Wouter Jongepier

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Corporate Litigation, Restructuring & Insolvency

Position

Wouter Jongepier is a partner in Dentons Boekel’s Insolvency, Restructuring and Bankruptcy practice. He focuses on insolvency law, corporate restructuring and corporate litigation. He advises national and international clients on reorganizations, company restarts and financing arrangements.

He is regularly appointed as a bankruptcy trustee, administrator or silent trustee. The Enterprise Chamber of the Court of Appeals regularly appoints Wouter as trustee of shareholders or as member of the supervisory board.

On a continuous basis, Wouter represents executive directors, non-executive directors and shareholders in corporate conflicts.

Languages

Dutch, English, French.

Member

Wouter is a member of the INSOLAD insolvency specialists association. He is an editor of one of the leading Dutch magazines on insolvency law and a board member of Amsterdam's oldest lawyers' society (Praktizijns-sociëteit). Wouter regularly gives lectures on insolvency law. He is also consul for Iceland.

Education

University of Amsterdam, Law Degree 1982, admitted 1983.


Netherlands

Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

Wouter Jongepier and Krijn Hoogenboezem are the leading lawyers at Dentons Boekel. The department assists a range of domestic and multinational clients and also act as court-appointed receivers. The team's work includes acting for Breevast on the restructuring of its €700m real estate portfolio. It is also acting as bankruptcy trustee on the high-profile Estro insolvency, which has generated proceedings by a union and former employees and an ECJ ruling on the applicability of a pre-pack procedure.

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