Private Clients

"Koele is a trusted adviser to high net worth individuals and families'
Chambers UHNW Guide 2018

As an internationally renowned private client boutique, we are genuinely interested in our clients, daring to leave the beaten track and open up new perspectives that glow on the horizon. We offer a personal and deepened contact, in which only the (enlightened) interests of our clients in the broadest sense of the word are at stake.

Completely discreet and yet in the Spotlight !

We offer Advanced Advice and Problem Solving to private clients in the following areas: 

"A true professional who allows her client to truly speak out. Ineke is able to provide comfort in delicate and sensitive situations. She provides clear advice and explanations and is able to have a complete view on the situation from different perspectives. While providing her recommendations, Ineke stays focused, but is open to a different view from the client as well and is able to switch approaches during the process without any judgement. Clear communication skills and swift follow-up make her a very pleasant advisor to work with." 
- Citywealth Private Client Review 2019


Three types of Appropriate Dispute Resolution and prevention: from Negotiation, via Mediation, to Conciliation

Fortunately, there are lawyers who have never embraced the tournament model and instead focus on results and interests rather than battles and positions.


Shareholder Foundations of Enterprises: the North European style of securing family businesses for the long term In this article, Ineke Koele explores together with Rasmus Feldthusen from the University of Kopenhagen, how and why the traditional business succession system within family businesses needs to be reconsidered.

Enlarging Space for International Philanthropy Following up on her analysis on the topic in her doctoral dissertation, Dr.

Dutch foundations - ANBI or not ANBI With Brexit on the agenda, there is increased attention for the use of charitable organizations in the Netherlands.

Tax issues of public interest generosity In the annual book 2016/2017 of 'De Dikke Blauwe' in relation to Philanthropy, Major Donors and Social Enterprises, Ineke Koele has written an analysis (in Dutch) of the tax issues of public interest generosity.

Quote interview Family Wars As a specialist on Tax and Wealth Disputes, Ineke Koele has been interviewed by Sander Schimmelpenninck for the November issue of 'Quote'  on Family Wars.

The Dutch Private Foundation in comparison with trusts: for the same purpose but rather different Trusts & Trustees, Oxford University Press, February 2016, p. 140-145.  The Dutch Private Foundation provides an alternative paradigm for sustainable asset protection purposes.

Family Business Lasting Legacy Planning On Family Businesses and succcesful transitions to the NextGen through Lasting Legacy planning, Philanthropy Impact issue 7 2015

Mistake in Dutch Private Clients practice: the autonomy of parties revealed On the meaning of 'Mistake' in the Dutch estate planning practice in comparison with the Anglo American practice, Trusts & Trustees, July 2014

The Dutch Private Foundation: a robust but flexible tool in dynastic structuring The Dutch private foundation is a robust and flexible tool for managing private wealth.

International Charitable Giving Oxford University Press, 2012, author Chapter: the Netherlands