Gerard Kastelein


Gerard specialises 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 is Head of Netherlands Financial Markets Regulation.



Admitted as advocaat, Netherlands, 1995

Registered Foreign Lawyer, England and Wales, 2021

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


Dutch, English