DEPARTMENT PROFILE

RESOR NV

Restructuring/Insolvency

4 ranked lawyersBand 2NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Boutique firm with a strong team and expertise in all restructuring and insolvency matters. Particularly well respected for its strength in litigation regarding restructurings, the role of trustees and the foreclosure of shares, as well as disputes arising from nationalisations. Experienced in Supreme Court cases. Further assists with settlement negotiations and pre-packed M&A, controlled wind-downs and refinancing. Noted for its advisory work on distressed transactions, including real estate portfolio acquisitions. Regularly caters for clients from the financial services sector, as well as from the IT and retail sectors.

Strengths

Several commentators highlight the firm's ability to handle contentious matters, with one client underlining that the team is "particularly well equipped for insolvency-related litigation."

Another client appreciates that the team's "approach to clients is very friendly, pragmatic and thorough."

Work highlights

Represented Ironshield Capital Management as part of the ad hoc committee of noteholders in contentious proceedings regarding the restructuring of the HEMA Group.

Notable practitioners

Ilan Spinath regularly acts on contentious matters concerning creditor rights and the implications of nationalisations. He also assists clients with distressed acquisitions.

Jako van Hees is respected for advising on restructurings and contentious insolvency matters on behalf of trustees and ad hoc committees.

Lucas Kortmann is well regarded on the market for his work on contentious and non-contentious restructurings, covering issues such as the foreclosure of shares, insolvency litigation and security documents. He has experience acting for both lenders and debtors.

Nicolaes Tollenaar advises on a broad range of issues including controlled wind-downs, complex restructurings and distressed M&A, acting for national and international clients. One client says: "Tollenaar is very savvy, the type of lawyer who you know can get things done."

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Netherlands

Restructuring/Insolvency


Ilan Spinath
Band 4
Jako van Hees
Band 3
Lucas Kortmann
Band 3
Nicolaes Tollenaar
Band 2