Paul Van der Putten

I am Paul Van der Putten
Insolvency and Restructuring specialist
Litigation and Dispute Resolution specialist

Paul Van der Putten

Paul Van der Putten primarily handles complex litigation matters related to various commercial contracts, liability issues, company disputes, security interests and enforcement.

Paul is a highly experienced and respected litigator who advises and deals with complex disputes in various areas of law, including contract and corporate law. He is also an expert in insolvency and restructuring issues and is frequently appointed as liquidator for various voluntarily dissolved companies in different industries. Furthermore, Paul assists a broad range of international and national clients with their distribution contracts, including the drafting, interpretation and related litigation. He also has substantial expertise in advising global manufacturers in the fields of product safety and product recall.

Paul is a member of INSOL Europe, a European organisation of professionals specialising in insolvency and restructurings. In addition, he is the author of various publications on his areas of expertise.  

Paul graduated in Law from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 1982. He joined the Brussels office of Stibbe as from its start in 1991.

  • Languages: Dutch, French, English
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 1982
  • Partner since: 1998


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24.10.2019 BE law
Stibbe hosts a seminar on the act of 4th of April 19 on abuse of economic dependence

Seminar - On October 24th, VBO/FEB's Secretary General Philippe Lambrecht and Stibbe Brussels' Peter Wytinck, Paul Van der Putten, Erik Valgaeren and Sarah De Wulf hosted a lunch seminar aimed at clarifying the scope, interpretation and implications for businesses of the ground-breaking (but still enigmatic) law of 4 April 2019 on the abuse of economic dependence and unfair terms and practices in B2B relationships.

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22.05.2020 BE law
International Comparative Legal Guide to Restructuring & Insolvency 2020 - Belgium chapter

Articles - The Belgium Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Restructuring & Insolvency 2020 is online. The publication, authored by Paul Van der Putten and Pieter Wouters, covers common topics in restructuring and insolvency, including issues that arise when a company is in financial difficulties, restructuring options, insolvency procedures, tax, employees, and cross-border issues in 27 jurisdictions. 

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21.05.2019 BE law
The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2019 - Belgian chapter

Articles - This Guide covers common issues in corporate recovery and insolvency - including issues that arise when a company is in financial difficulties, insolvency procedures, cross-border issues - in 30 jurisdictions. Pieter Wouters and Paul Van der Putten of Stibbe Brussels' Litigation department contributed to the Belgian chapter of the ICLG.

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