Private Clients

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

Entrepreneurs, wealthy individuals and their families each have their own legal and tax issues, both professional and private. Koele Tax & Legal Perspecta is a leading tax and legal boutique for Dutch and international private clients.

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


Dutch Bill on Transparency Civil Society Organizations

THE BEGINNING OF THE END OF OUR CONSTITUTIONAL FREEDOM BY POPULIST SYMBOL POLITICS After several decades of research and practice in the non-profit sector, I have become deeply convinced that this sector forms the buffers of our democratic society based on the rule of law.


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

Ten Things on Philanthropy in the Netherlands Ten Things You (probably) didn't know about Philanthropy in the Netherlands, column by Ineke A. Koele in Philanthropy Impact Winter 2013/14