Restructuring and insolvency situations demand thorough legal knowledge and, where necessary, unconventional, creative solutions.
NautaDutilh has leading teams in the fields of Banking & Finance, Insolvency and Litigation. A combination that has made NautaDutilh unique as an adviser in restructuring and insolvency situations.
NautaDutilh assists large national and international financial institutions and their executive management, board directors, official receivers, private equity companies, as well as investment institutions and various other private and public institutions.
International cases and a specialised network
With home bases in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, we are in a more favourable position than most to do international business. We supervise proceedings for all forms of regulation and all competent judicial bodies. We have done so for decades, working with a select network of the best specialists in independent law firms throughout the world.
Our team of 27 Benelux insolvency specialists is led by Robert van Galen. He is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy, president of INSOL Europe, chairman of INSOLAD (the Dutch Association of Insolvency Practitioners) and a highly experienced litigator who also represents clients in the Dutch Supreme Court. His team is highly regarded in the profession for the pioneering court cases resulting from the bankruptcy of Yukos and the Dutch branch of Lehman Brothers, and the restructuring of Kroymans and Endemol.
“This firm delivers top-of-the-bill insolvency advice and drafting work.” “This is a leading firm in financial restructurings; an important force.”
NautaDutilh's restructuring and insolvency group is led by Robert van Galen, whose "technical ability and strategic foresight are simply remarkable: above all, he has the ability to see the winning argument amongst many competing positions"
Legal 500 2013
"They are at the top of the market," says a competitor. Van Galen is highly praised by peers as "really sharp", "a litigator by nature" with "great knowledge in bankruptcy law". A client says van Galen is "unrivalled".