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Gerard Kastelein



Gerard Kastelein



Gerard is a finance lawyer specialising in financial services regulations, capital management transactions, including portfolio transfers and disintermediation, as well as capital markets and direct lending structures.

Furthermore he advises on international regulatory reforms and recovery and resolution of financial institutions. His client base includes corporates, the Dutch State and major financial institutions. Gerard studied at the University of Leiden and obtained an LL.M degree at the University of London. He has lectured at the Grotius Academy, the University of Utrecht and the University of Leiden. Gerard heads the Financial Markets Regulation practice of Allen & Overy in the Netherlands.

The 2020 edition of Chambers Global ranks Gerard a Band 1 lawyer and he receives excellent praise for his securitization practice. Clients describe him as "a good all-round lawyer" who "has very good judgement" and is "very knowledgeable."

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Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 1995

Exempt European lawyer, England and Wales, 2008

Listed in the register of legal practice areas of the Dutch Bar Association for Financieel recht