Reinout Vriesendorp


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+31 20 577 1060
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+31 20 577 1775
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+31 6 5185 5587

Advocaat, admitted to the Bar from 1985 to 1992 and 2011, Professor of Civil and Commercial Law, Tilburg University
Partner since
(International) insolvency law, restructuring, security rights, property law
Dutch, English
University of Groningen

Reinout Vriesendorp is one of the most influential thinkers in the area of insolvency law and security rights in the Netherlands. He is a partner at De Brauw and was professor of civil and commercial law at Tilburg University in the Netherlands from 1992-2016. As of 2016, he is part-time professor of insolvency law at Leiden University (Department of Company Law, and Department of Business Studies). From 1985 to 1992, he was based at De Brauw offices in The Hague and New York. Reinout focuses primarily on the Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency practice.

In addition to his positions at Leiden University and De Brauw, Reinout is a member of the editorial boards of both the Dutch Insolvency Law Review (Tijdschrift voor Insolventierecht) and the International Insolvency Review. He has educated insolvency practitioners in their post-graduate Insolad/Grotius specialisation courses for more than two decades. He is also Insolad fellow and long-time member of INSOL Europe (Academic Wing) and INSOL International (Academic Group).