Winfried van Hemel

Winfried van Hemel

Winfried specialises in Supreme Court litigation in civil law cases in the Netherlands.

He assists a broad spectrum of clients including high profile banks, telecommunications businesses and accounting firms. He is primarily engaged with Supreme Court litigation in the Netherlands but he is also counsel in commercial disputes before lower courts.

Winfried has a master's in law from  Groningen University (1990) and a PhD from Groningen University  (1998). He regularly lectures on Dutch civil law and civil procedural law.

Furthermore, Winfried has been admitted to the Netherlands Supreme Court Bar.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, French, German
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 1999


  • 17.02.2014 NL law
    Stibbe advises Indover Bank

    Experience -   Representing the trustees of Indover Bank in a major dispute with Bank Indonesia. Indover Bank was a Dutch merchant bank and a 100% subsidiary of Bank Indonesia, the central bank of the Republic of Indonesia. Indover Bank was declared bankrupt in December 2008. In legal proceedings before the District Court of Amsterdam, the trustees refuse the validation of a claim from Bank Indonesia to the amount of EUR 43 million and have submitted a counterclaim of at least EUR 71 million. According to the trustees, Bank Indonesia breached a guarantee under which Bank Indonesia had obliged itself to enable Indover Bank to meet its obligations.  

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