Nienke has a busy and varied commercial chancery practice. A significant portion of Nienke’s practice focuses on personal and corporate insolvency matters. She advises and acts for petitioners, creditors, debtors and insolvency practitioners in both high-value and lower value winding-up and bankruptcy proceedings. Nienke also regularly acts in commercial litigation, including disputes relating to banking and financial services. She has acted for both banks and investors, and has been instructed in relation to a number of disputes, including the mis-selling of investment products to individuals and SMEs, and large-scale litigation involving multi-national investment banks.

Nienke’s practice encompasses advising, drafting and representations in contentious and non-contentious matters, and she regularly appears in the High Court as sole advocate or as part of a larger legal team. Her work frequently involves an international or cross-border element, and her experience includes advising in relation to both on- and offshore matters.

Nienke has broad international knowledge of the law and its applications, having obtained degrees in law in England (University of Oxford), the United States (Harvard Law School) and the Netherlands (Leiden University).

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Areas of Practice

Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Year Qualified



    Harvard Law School LL.M. (2010)
    University of Oxford M.Jur. (2009)
    Leiden University LL.B. (2007), LL.M. (2008)


    Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)
    Chancery Bar Association (ChBA)