Dutch boutique law firm FG Lawyers, specialized in corporate and financial law, is delighted to announce that Joost van Hunnik joins as Partner today, 1 June 2020. He brings with him a strong track record in financial law with over 15 years experience as a lawyer, general counsel and executive director.
Throughout his career, Joost has gained particular expertise in all aspects related to credit: from the regulatory landscape, innovative funding structures, specific investor and product documentation to restructuring and litigation. He has extensive experience in the field of consumer loans, SME loans, residential and buy-to-let loans. Besides that, he specializes in asset management and has often been involved in the structuring of investment vehicles, funds and investment mandates.
Joost is the former general counsel and a member of the board of executive directors of Dynamic Credit, an innovative asset manager and direct lender active in Europe, US and Asia. Furthermore, as non-executive director of a Dublin based alternative investment fund he was responsible for Investment Management and Regulatory Compliance. Prior to Dynamic Credit, he worked as a senior lawyer in the Banking and Finance practice of NautaDutilh and as Senior Legal Counsel Finance and Litigation at Volksbank.
“I am delighted to join FG Lawyers and am really looking forward to assisting our clients with the exciting opportunities and challenges they face. I am highly motivated to give our clients the best possible, hands-on solution with a clear focus on quality and a human touch. I love innovation and am impressed with how FG Lawyers has strongly positioned itself and am keen to contribute to its next phase of growth.” – Joost van Hunnik
FG Lawyers is a boutique law firm founded in 2013 specialised in corporate and financial law. FG Lawyers assists its clients in transactions, advises on the best legal structure to suit its client’s strategy and vision, and can support its clients when they face litigation. FG Lawyers has a proven track-record acting as advisor for a wide variety of enterprises in a number of industry sectors, ranging from small businesses to multinationals and from family owned companies to financial institutions. FG Lawyers advises amongst others on corporate governance, M&A, private equity, joint ventures, biotech, insurance, bank financing, debt sale and has a strong Fintech and financial regulatory expertise. FinTech, alternative finance structures and other innovative business models explore the challenging edges of financial regulation which requires a creative perspective and willingness to go that extra mile. FG Lawyers really enjoys facilitating its clients in this fascinating interplay of financial regulation, law and business strategies.
FG Lawyers is recommended in the FinTech rankings of Chambers and Partners and an exclusive contributor for the Netherlands in the FinTech comparative guide of The Legal 500. FG Lawyers is a member of Holland FinTech and an associate member of the Association of Financing Companies in the Netherlands (Vereniging van financieringsondernemingen in Nederland).
“We are very pleased that Joost van Hunnik is joining FG Lawyers. With his experience, entrepreneurial mindset and fast pace of working, Joost will instantly add value to both our clients and FG Lawyers. On top of that, his arrival fits seamlessly in FG Lawyers establishment as the corporate and financial law boutique to go to with a continuously increasing client base.” – Anne Hakvoort