Martijn Breeman

Martijn Breeman

Advocaat | Counsel


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+31 6 4355 0123



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Martijn specialises in insolvency law and restructurings, including Dutch Schemes (WHOA). He advises clients such as creditors, financial institutions and directors involved in insolvency situations. He is regularly appointed as a bankruptcy trustee and administrator by the district courts. In 2017, he graduated cum laude from the INSOLAD/Grotius specialisation course on Insolvency Law. He is a member of the Insolvency Committee of the Rotterdam Bar Association, the Dutch Association of Insolvency Practitioners (INSOLAD), the Netherlands Association for Comparative and International Insolvency Law and INSOL Europe. Martijn regularly lectures and publishes on insolvency law, financing and security and Dutch Schemes (WHOA).


  • LL.M. Dutch law (University of Groningen)
  • LL.B. Dutch law (University of Groningen)
  • Acting as court appointed bankruptcy trustee of Capitalcorp Europe B.V., a company of Equiticorp group , which is headquartered in New Zealand. As a result of intra-group claims, 13 bankrupt entities in the group were making 'circular' distributions to each other. A scenario has been developed to make a coordinated distribution enabling a final distribution to external creditors.

  • Acting as court appointed bankruptcy trustee of O.W. Bunker Netherlands B.V. OW Bunker Netherlands is the Dutch branch of the OW Bunker Group, the world's largest bunker supplier.