Loek Kerstens


Loek specializes in insolvency law. He has gained extensive experience in high-profile bankruptcies and complex (international) restructurings. Loek assists companies in financial difficulties, directors, shareholders and creditors. He specializes in insolvency litigation, including disputes on (directors’) liability, actio pauliana and (the enforcement of) security rights.

Loek also has broad experience in corporate law disputes and commercial litigation.

Loek publishes regularly and is a member of the editorial board of online platform HERO. He is a member of INSOLAD, INSOL Europe and the Dutch Restructuring Association. In 2023, he was awarded the ranking Next Generation Partner by Legal500.

Before joining Rutgers & Posch in 2021, Loek was associated with Loyens & Loeff for 14 years. He completed the Grotius Insolvency Law specialization course cum laude and completed the Financial Economics for Insolvency Lawyers specialization course at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

“Loek Kerstens is an experienced litigator in the field of bankruptcy law and restructurings.”

Led by Loek Kerstens, Rutgers & Posch’s expanding team focuses on insolvency litigation, including liability disputes and fraud claims, in addition to the restructuring aspects of finance matter.”



Rutgers & Posch ranked in Legal 500 – EMEA 2023

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