Wieger Wielinga

Wieger Wielinga

Wieger Wielinga

Managing Director and Partner at Omni Bridgeway | Netherlands

Wieger is responsible for Omni Bridgeway’s business development, marketing & sales team and activities. As a dealmaker, Wieger focuses on aligning interests, seeking to create a lasting partnership in which clients, their law firms and Omni Bridgeway stand shoulder to shoulder in pursuing these mutual interests successfully. Wieger contributes more than 25 years of experience in global litigation, litigation funding and enforcement. Wieger is a regular speaker about litigation funding, group claims litigation and (sovereign) enforcement.

Prior to joining Omni Bridgeway, Wieger practised law for many years at what is now Allen & Overy / Loyens & Loeff, where he specialised in insolvency and restructuring matters as court-appointed receiver and adviser to banks. Wieger has been an advising lawyer to the International Finance Corporation / World Bank on various emerging markets projects and has advised several multinationals on investments in former Soviet states. He has been an officer with the military intelligence service of the Royal Dutch Army, Russian language and interrogation unit. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, a master’s degree in Civil Law from Leiden University, the Netherlands, and a post-doctorate degree in Insolvency Law. He is fluent in Dutch and English and understands Russian, German and French.