Stibbe Amsterdam appoints three new partners

Inside Stibbe
NL Law

We are pleased to announce that Stibbe Amsterdam has promoted Valérie van ‘t Lam, Boris Cammelbeeck and Roderik Vrolijk to partner as per 1 January 2022. These appointments further strengthen our practices Environment & Planning, Real Estate and the Financial Markets Group. Stibbe Amsterdam will grow to 44 partners.

Our clients are increasingly confronted with complex environmental law matters. Valérie van ‘t Lam acts at the forefront of these matters as part of our leading Environment & Planning practice and as editor of various leading Dutch environmental law magazines.

Specialising in environmental law, she primarily focuses on climate, energy transition, circular economy, the new Environment and Planning Act (Omgevingswet), and supervision and enforcement. She acts for businesses, developers and public bodies, representing them before Dutch and European courts, the legislator and in negotiations with government agencies and other public authorities.

David Orobio de Castro (Managing Partner Amsterdam): “Valérie’s contribution to the success of our Environment & Planning practice is undeniable. She is an expert in her field and an example for many of our younger colleagues. Above all, she has demonstrated her ability to go above and beyond for her clients. Her appointment strengthens the leading position of our Environment & Planning practice.”

Boris Cammelbeeck is part of Stibbe’s Real Estate practice and co-heads the Real Estate Transaction Group. Boris has contributed to the rapid development of Stibbe’s Real Estate Transaction Group and its expanding client base.

Being a specialist in large-scale real estate transactions, Boris advises on the purchase, sale and financing of real estate. He also advises clients on all aspects of their corporate real estate and on matters involving project development and real estate contracts concerning commercial and residential properties.  He acts on behalf of corporates, real estate companies, project developers,  investors, banks, global retailers and municipalities.

David Orobio de Castro: “Boris is exceptionally skilled in bringing together the required expertise to successfully advise clients on all aspects of real estate transactions. His skills and expertise make him a top specialist, and so we are sure that Boris’ appointment will contribute to the further growth of our Real Estate practice and Stibbe’s Real Estate Transaction Group.”

Roderik Vrolijk is part of Stibbe’s Financial Markets Group and has extensive experience in the field of financial regulation. He advises financial institutions on securities law and financial supervision law, and a broader portfolio of clients on the application and impact of financial regulatory law including Solvency II, MiFID II, PSD2 and DORA. In addition, Roderik assists clients with respect to the development of innovative financial products and services, and advises on questions relating to market entry in a rapidly changing regulatory landscape. He draws on his years of experience in dealings with Dutch and EU financial regulators.

David Orobio de Castro: “Roderik has proven to be an expert in the field of financial regulation, with a particular focus on innovative products and services, recognised by both clients and colleagues. With his appointment, Stibbe strengthens its Financial Markets Group, further boosting the team’s capabilities in fintech and financial regulation, which is particularly essential throughout our transaction practices. We are proud of Roderik’s significant contribution to Stibbe and to our ongoing commitment to provide advice to clients across the full spectrum of the financial sector.”