Stein van Thiel

Stein litigates in inquiry proceedings and shareholder disputes regarding the liability of directors and supervisory directors, for example in (potential) bankruptcy and take-over disputes. Stein also advises on corporate governance of listed and unlisted companies and public bids.

Examples of work

  • Defence of a health care company in inquiry proceedings.
  • Representation of a former shareholder of a leisure group in a post-takeover dispute.
  • Advised a foreign long-term shareholder in a public bid for a Dutch listed company.
  • Stein van Thiel is a high level sparring partner and adviser as well who gives very practical and to-the-point advice.
    Chambers Global 2024
  • Stein van Thiel pleaded impressively, mastering all the facts and with a very smart approach toward the court of appeal, feeding them with exactly those elements they should in his view need.
    LEGAL 500
  • Stein van Thiel is very capable of quickly coming to terms without losing sight of the fundamentals of a case. Very efficient and intelligent, with a profound and clear approach and strategy. A good listener too.
    LEGAL 500
  • Stein van Thiel is a sharp and strategic lawyer who provides quick and clear advice in understandable wording.
    Chambers
  • Strategic thinker with an intuitive grasp of the business issues at stake.
    Chambers
  • Very practical, focused on outcomes and extremely efficient in communication.
    Chambers
  • He is able to bring innovative solutions to demanding and complex legal and commercial issues.
    Chambers
  • Accessible, practical and solution-oriented.
    Chambers
  • Understanding of the total picture.
    Chambers
  • Very talented lawyer.
    Legal500
  • Stein van Thiel and Marcel Evers receive strong praise; they handle a range of corporate and commercial litigation.
    Legal500
  • Other work experience

    Prior to the launch of Evers Soerjatin, Stein was a lawyer at, among others, Loyens & Loeff (until 2014) and a partner at De Breij Evers Boon (until 2018). Stein is also a law teacher, inter alia for Legal Planet.

  • Education

    German language, Goethe Institute (Freiburg, 1995)
    French Language, Institut de Touraine (Tours, 1996)
    Dutch law, University of Utrecht (1996)
    Law tripos, Queens' College (Cambridge, 2001)
    Post doc Enterprise and Liability, Grotius Academy (2009)

  • Memberships

    Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats
    Corporate Litigation Association

  • Languages

    Dutch, English, French, German