Willem is a senior counsel in the Brussels litigation department. He advises corporates and private individuals in the large area of issues around criminal or regulatory investigations, or with enforcement action by regulators or the public prosecutor's office.
With 20 years' of experience, Willem specialises in dispute resolution, criminal and regulatory enforcement.
Willem is an expert in fraud and white collar crime. He also has a vast experience in shareholder and general corporate disputes, director's liability, insolvency litigation, damages claims, wrongful termination of contract, post M&A claims, summary proceedings seeking injunctive relief. Willem has also represented clients before regulatory bodies in administrative proceedings and appellate litigation regarding alleged market abuse and insider trading.
Willem joined Osborne Clarke as senior counsel in 2022, having previously worked at highly respected international law firms. He has a Master's Degree of Laws (LLM) from the University College London and a Master Degree of Laws from the Antwerp University.