Stibbe in Amsterdam is proud to welcome Marieke Driessen as a partner in its Financial Markets Group. With Marieke’s arrival, Stibbe’s Financial Markets practice in Amsterdam will grow to six partners as of January 1, 2021.
Marieke Driessen, who started her career as a lawyer at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, is currently partner in the Banking and Capital Markets practice at Simmons & Simmons. She specialises in financial transactions in capital markets, structured finance, banking and project finance. She also advises her clients on regulation and supervision in the financial sector. During her career, Marieke has worked in locations including New York, London, Rome and Milan. Marieke has been recognised in legal directories such as Chambers & Partners Global for her expertise in banking and capital markets.
David Orobio de Castro, Stibbe managing partner: "Marieke’s appointment will strengthen our position at the top of the market for legal advice in the financial sector. Given the solid growth of our transactional practice, Marieke’s arrival is very welcome."
Rein van Helden, Banking & Finance partner: "We advise our clients on their most important and complex transactions. Marieke's knowledge and experience in banking and finance will enable us to expand this practice further. We are therefore very much looking forward to her arrival."
Marieke Driessen: "Stibbe's transactional and advisory practice in the field of financial markets has a strong and solid reputation. I am delighted to use the experience I have gained in my legal career in the field of banking and capital markets to reinforce and enhance this reputation. I am very much looking forward to this new step."
With the accession of Marieke Driessen, Stibbe's Financial Markets Group in Amsterdam consists of the following partners as of 1 January 2021: Daan Doorenbos, Maarten de Bruin, Marieke Driessen, Muriël Rosing, Rein van Helden and Rogier Raas.