Hans Walhain

Hans Walhain

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Hans Walhain (1953), admitted to the The Hague Bar and Legal Counsel in Amsterdam, graduated in April 1979 from the State University of Leiden in Civil Law. In August 1979 he was sworn in as a lawyer in Rotterdam.
Hans Walhain was a board member (secretary) of the Vereniging de Jonge Balie (Young Lawyer’s Association) in Rotterdam and also a member of the Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats (International Association of Young Lawyers – AIJA) for which he has written a variety of national reports relating to insolvency law. He is presently a member of the Union Internationale des Avocats (International Association of Lawyers – UIA) and secretary of the Appeals Committee for the Royal Dutch Cricket Board.

Hans Walhain operates a general advice and litigation practice focused on (international) contract and business law in the broadest sense of the expression, also including under this labour law, obligations law, managing directors’ liability and insolvency law.

Hans Walhain has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • civil procedural law
  • litigation

Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.