Best Lawyers

The Legal 500

The Legal 500 comments on our firm's restructuring practice as: “Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh is appreciated for its 'strategic approach and in-depth knowledge'. The team includes Richard le Grand, who is 'a pleasure to work with' and is a 'trusted advisor', along with Marcel Windt and Ruben Leeuwenburgh. The team takes on a range of R&I and corporate rescue cases and has a strong litigation arm.

This recognition has been granted to Marcel Windt Richard le Grand Ruben Leeuwenburgh

Chambers and Partners

Chamber & Partners 2019

Marcel Windt of Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh is a well-regarded insolvency administrator and is often appointed by courts as bankruptcy trustee. One source says: "He is open to solutions, looks at details and comes to well-balanced decisions." Another interviewee adds: "He is a knowledgeable lawyer with a good network."

This recognition has been granted to Marcel Windt


IFLR100 2019

Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh is a boutique Dutch restructuring and insolvency firm. It regularly acts for Dutch clients across a variety of sectors, while it also often works a bankruptcy trustee. 

Recent highlights include advising a group of lenders within the Steinhoff structure in relation to Hemisphere International Property’s revolving credit facility, and assisting football club FC Twente on its restructuring plans. 

Recent Deal Data highlights

  • AMST acquisition of Simteq simulator and software business
  • Europe Islamic University bankruptcy
  • European Care Residences and Resorts restructuring
  • FC Twente €50 million restructuring
  • Pyroban Benelux bankruptcy
  • Ulstein bankruptcy 

Client feedback 

“Personal, high quality service and delivers with speed." – Banking 

"Fast, flexible and professional. Also very competent, pragmatic, and effectively contributes to solutions." – Restructuring and insolvency 

Marcel Windt 

"Professional and has high problem solving skills. He is able to convince other people in difficult situations and on complex questions." 

This recognition has been granted to Marcel Windt Peter Goes

Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation 2019

Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh practices a wide range of dispute resolution practice areas and focuses on high profile commercial disputes. The firm consists of four partners and nine lawyers. The firm regularly advises clients on shareholders disputes and insolvency disputes.

Key industry sectors for the firm include construction and materials, financial services and industrial engineering.

During the research period the firm acted for Eneco, an electricity and gas company in a conflict with one of its shareholders, Greenchoice. Another case highlight saw the firm act for BB capital, a Dutch private equity firm in a bankruptcy dispute.

This recognition has been granted to Richard le Grand Bart Gerretsen

Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers 2019

Bart Gerretsen of Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh recognized in The Best Lawyers in the Netherlands for work in:

  • Arbitration and Mediation (Lawyer of the year 2018-2019)
  • Litigation

Marcel Windt of Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh recognized in The Best Lawyers in the Netherlands for work in:

  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law
This recognition has been granted to Marcel Windt Bart Gerretsen

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This recognition has been granted to Timme Geerlof