Van Benthem & Keulen
legal services

Van Benthem & Keulen, attorneys and notaries

Van Benthem & Keulen is an ambitious and innovative firm in the legal and notarial practices. We are located in Utrecht, we employ 90 legal professionals and are among the 20 largest firms in the Netherlands. Our firm focuses on large and medium-sized businesses and organisations and we have a strong presence in the retail, healthcare, financial, educational, energy and government sectors.


Events Van Benthem & Keulen for our relations and students

Do you want to stay informed of the current legal developments? Van Benthem & Keulen is organizing various events for its relations and students this autumn. Most events take place online, from our own studio.
Would you like to know more about our events? On our Dutch event page you will find an overview of the events we are organizing this autumn.
Note: alle events are in Dutch!


Thema WHOA

CERP (The Dutch Act on Court Confirmation of Extrajudicial Restructuring Plans) or WHOA

On the 1st of January 2021, the existing Bankruptcy Code (Faillissementswet) was expanded as the Act on Court Confirmation of Extrajudicial Restructuring Plans ('CERP') came into force. The new legislation, also known in Dutch as the WHOA (Wet Homologatie Onderhandse Akkoord), offers entrepreneurs a debtor-in-possession ('DIP') scheme to restructure their debts.