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Teun Struycken Partner

Teun Struycken is a partner in the banking & finance group of NautaDutilh N.V. in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He specialises in the law on restructuring & insolvency, secured transactions and asset based lending.

Teun has substantial experience with the restructuring of multinational and domestic groups of companies, and advises both lenders and borrowers. Representative matters include the cross-border restructuring of European Directories, Schoeller Arca, Endemol, Vivacom and Pfleiderer, and the domestic restructuring of Kroymans, Thieme, Selexyz, Phanos, Koop and VSL.

Teun is specialised in asset based lending, both domestic and trans-Atlantic. He has drafted model credit and security documentation for several banks and advises and litigates on key legal issues concerning security interests and property rights (in particular for ABN AMRO Bank, Rabobank, ING Bank, Deutsche Bank Nederland and several foreign banks).

Teun graduated from Leiden University in 1992, from University of Paris Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) in 1993 (DEA Droit privé général), from Oxford University in 1994 (M.Jur.) and from Nijmegen University in 2007 (Ph.D., cum laude). He was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School during spring 2002. Teun is a Professor of European Property Law at Utrecht University Law School. He joined NautaDutilh in 2002. In light of NautaDutilh's 295th anniversary, Teun spoke about the benefits, challenges and rewards of combining the practice of law and academia.

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What other say
Clients say "Teun Struycken is very experienced, knowledgeable, commercial and used friendly" (The Legal500, 2022).

IFLR1000 ranked Teun as "Highly Regarded" in the area of Banking, Restructuring & Insolvency in 2021. With clients calling him "a very strong lawyer with a cool and composed demeanour and who always goes straight to the core of the case in questions," and "he also knows very well when to lean in and when to lean back" and "very likeable and knowledgeable".

Sources describe Teun Struycken as "very energetic, commercial and pragmatic." He wins praise for his knowledge of insolvency law, and clients say: "He is very strong in legal analysis." (Chambers Europe, 2015).


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