She has broad experience in all types of specialised financial transactions, ranging from asset finance to public and private debt issues, derivatives and asset management, and, in particular, on securitisations and structured finance. She has held various positions ranging from in-house legal counsel to attorney and is also deputy judge at the court of appeal Arnhem-Leeuwarden.

Mariëtte has published several articles on civil law aspects of financing transactions and is coauthor of a book on securitisation in the Netherlands.

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Postdoc Securities law, Grotius Academie, Nijmegen, 1993 (with honours)
Business law and social-economic law, University of Utrecht, 1990

What others say

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"Mariette van’t Westeinde is always commercial and provides expert advice."
Legal 500 (2021)
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Mariëtte van ’t Westeinde maintains a varied caseload, spanning mortgage-backed securitisations, covered bonds programmes and trade receivables financing. Her pragmatism is pinpointed by market commentators, one labelling her "knowledgeable and practical" and adding that she is "fun to work with."
Chambers Europe & Global (2021)
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"According to clients, Mariëtte van ’t Westeinde "stands out" for her expertise on securitisation transactions. She offers considerable expertise in RMBS transactions, as well as lease securitisation mandates."
Chambers Global (2020)
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"Mariëtte van ’t Westeinde is an 'absolute thought leader in auto-lease securitisation,' according to clients, who also describe her as a 'go-to lawyer for setting up new structures.' She is also experienced in mortgage-backed transactions, and assisted Obvion with a series of RMBS securitisations. Sources report that she is 'very knowledgeable and good at finding practical solutions'."
Chambers Europe (2019)
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"Mariëtte van ’t Westeinde has an excellent reputation across a range of capital markets matters, including derivatives, securitisations, structured finance and debt issues. Interviewees describe her as 'delightful and very easy to work with,' highlighting her 'good legal knowledge and very commercial approach.' She advised BNP Paribas Personal Finance on restructuring two RMBS securitisation transactions."
Chambers Europe (2018)
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