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.
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."
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
“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
"Professional and has high problem solving skills. He is able to convince other people in difficult situations and on complex questions."
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.
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)
Marcel Windt of Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh recognized in The Best Lawyers in the Netherlands for work in:
- Insolvency and Reorganization Law
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