Frank Richel
Lawyer | Partner Banking & Finance

Frank Richel

Lawyer | Partner Banking & Finance

Frank Richel has been working at Van Benthem & Keulen in the Banking & Finance practice group as a lawyer since 2001 and as a partner since 2009. Frank’s expertise is: financial law, banking law and financings. Frank heads the Banking & Finance practice group.

Frank has worked in law practice since 1997, initially in the area of commercial contract law.

What distinguishes Frank as a lawyer is that he is uniquely able to translate the effects of financial regulatory law in civil law into pointed practical advice and documentation or incisive pleadings.

In the latest edition of The Legal 500, Frank is described as a no-nonsense, goal-oriented lawyer who provides tailor-made advice.

Frank likes to contribute to the professional development of his relations, frequently acting as speaker with iura actua Banking & Finance and often giving inhouse workshops onsite.


  • Regulatory legislation
  • Financings
  • (Bank) guarantees
  • Lease
  • Duty of care of financial institutions
  • Securities

About Frank Richel

Frank took the postgraduate Grotius course in Financing and Securities, completing it cum laude.

Frank is a member of the Dutch Financial Law Association and frequently participates as speaker in seminars on the increasing scope of regulatory legislation initiated by the EU and developments in financial law.

Testimonial Legal500 about Frank Richel:

Frank Richel has excellent availability, gives top-notch advice, and delivers on promises. He knows and understands our business, the competition, our regulators and supervisors. Being able to explain complex subjects in layman’s terms shows real mastery of the subject matter.

Legal500, 2024