CAY HILL - Well-seasoned corporate and finance attorney Karel Frielink is joining BZSE Attorneys at Law and Tax Lawyers of St. Maarten, and will set up and manage a Curaçao office of the firm. The office will open on January 1, 2015, and Frielink will serve as its managing partner.
“We are extremely excited to be opening a Curaçao office and to have Karel joining the firm,” said Roeland Zwanikken, managing partner of BZSE in St. Maarten.
“Karel is a great attorney, lauded for his technical knowledge and experience of the local (Curacao and Sint Maarten) markets. He is highly regarded for his work in corporate (governance) and finance matters, as well as his broader commercial practice.”
“Growth for growth’s sake has never been what we have looked for. We have carefully measured this opportunity, which we believe to be good for the firm and, above all, good for our clients,” said Zwanikken. “We offer the highest quality in terms of experience and service to our clients.”
“Having a close relationship with several partners of BZSE for many years and having worked with lawyers of BZSE on several cases, I know the firm’s excellent reputation is well founded,” said Karel Frielink.
“We also share the same values. A straightforward approach, as well as independence, integrity, quality, loyalty and team spirit are paramount to the professionals of BZSE. I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues in offering efficient and highly effective legal services to our clients.”
For more information about the firm, visit www.bzselaw.com.