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Houthoff

GUSTAV MAHLERPLEIN 50, 1082 MA AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
Tel:
Work +31 20 605 6000
Fax:
Fax +31 20 605 6700
Web:
www.houthoff.com
Amsterdam, Brussels, London, New York, Rotterdam

Profiles


EMEA

The firm

Clients come to Houthoff in their most critical moments. When the action they take now will affect their business well into the future. Houthoff helps clients to transform these critical moments into long-term opportunities. The firm calls it Going Beyond.

Houthoff is an independent, leading law firm headquartered in the Netherlands, with offices in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brussels, London and New York, as well as having representatives in Houston, Singapore and Tokyo. Their 310 lawyers work collaboratively to ensure they are there for their clients when they need them most.

Houthoff’s work is focused on highly complex transactions and dispute resolution, advising international and domestic corporations, financial institutions, private equity firms and governments on their most strategic and business-critical matters. Whether it is helping to assess the strengths of new opportunities or managing risk, the firm always looks beyond today and finds the long-term solution.

Areas of practice

Corporate/M&A: The firm’s Corporate/M&A team assists multinationals, listed companies and other large companies, government bodies and private equity parties. Clients engage the corporate/M&A team for pragmatic advice on matters such as national and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Houthoff’s specialists have gained an important position within the food, energy and other sectors. Their multi-disciplinary Corporate/M&A Team comprises no less than 89 specialists. And they can scale our teams up to any desired size and can work on multiple large transactions at the same time.

Banking and finance: Houthoff’s banking and finance team has a comprehensive knowledge of the financial sector, and the laws and regulations that govern it. The experienced banking and finance team provides services to domestic and foreign banks, investors, other financial institutions, large companies and supervisory authorities. Its specialists give advice on a large variety of banking and financial transactions. This can involve high-end acquisition, real estate, asset or project financing, syndicated or bilateral loans, or restructuring, all of this in the context of complex financial regulations and legislation.

Dispute resolution: The dispute resolution team at Houthoff specialises in complex, mostly international matters, successfully handling several landmark cases in recent years. The firm is also one of the few Dutch law firms to have a renowned corporate and commercial Supreme Court practice. The dispute resolution team provides creative, result-oriented litigation and arbitration counsel in matters ranging from major commercial disputes to sensitive internal, regulatory or criminal investigations by Dutch and EU regulators. It also advises on preventing liabilities in relation to compliance matters and risk management. The team litigates before Dutch, EU and other international courts, and domestic and foreign arbitration tribunals.

Tax: Houthoff’s multi-disciplinary tax team assists in matters ranging from fiscal assistance in high-end corporate and financial transactions to transfer pricing and litigation in national and international tax disputes. The firm’s tax team is one of the few tax teams that litigates before both civil courts and tax courts, and also, if necessary, before the Dutch Supreme Court. The tax team works closely with the other practice and sector teams and has become a market leader in the field of international restructuring, M&A, real estate, finance and investment management.

 

  • Other offices
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  • Amsterdam
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  • Brussels
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  • London
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  • New York
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  • Number of lawyers: 310
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Dutch
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Chinese
  • Member
  • Lex Mundi

EMEA

The firm

Clients come to Houthoff in their most critical moments. When the action they take now will affect their business well into the future. Houthoff helps clients to transform these critical moments into long-term opportunities. The firm calls it Going Beyond.

Houthoff is an independent, leading law firm headquartered in the Netherlands, with offices in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Brussels, London and New York, as well as having representatives in Houston, Singapore and Tokyo. Their 310 lawyers work collaboratively to ensure they are there for their clients when they need them most.

Houthoff’s work is focused on highly complex transactions and dispute resolution, advising international and domestic corporations, financial institutions, private equity firms and governments on their most strategic and business-critical matters. Whether it is helping to assess the strengths of new opportunities or managing risk, the firm always looks beyond today and finds the long-term solution.

Areas of practice

Corporate/M&A: The firm’s Corporate/M&A team assists multinationals, listed companies and other large companies, government bodies and private equity parties. Clients engage the corporate/M&A team for pragmatic advice on matters such as national and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances. Houthoff’s specialists have gained an important position within the food, energy and other sectors. Their multi-disciplinary Corporate/M&A Team comprises no less than 89 specialists. And they can scale our teams up to any desired size and can work on multiple large transactions at the same time.

Banking and finance: Houthoff’s banking and finance team has a comprehensive knowledge of the financial sector, and the laws and regulations that govern it. The experienced banking and finance team provides services to domestic and foreign banks, investors, other financial institutions, large companies and supervisory authorities. Its specialists give advice on a large variety of banking and financial transactions. This can involve high-end acquisition, real estate, asset or project financing, syndicated or bilateral loans, or restructuring, all of this in the context of complex financial regulations and legislation.

Dispute resolution: The dispute resolution team at Houthoff specialises in complex, mostly international matters, successfully handling several landmark cases in recent years. The firm is also one of the few Dutch law firms to have a renowned corporate and commercial Supreme Court practice. The dispute resolution team provides creative, result-oriented litigation and arbitration counsel in matters ranging from major commercial disputes to sensitive internal, regulatory or criminal investigations by Dutch and EU regulators. It also advises on preventing liabilities in relation to compliance matters and risk management. The team litigates before Dutch, EU and other international courts, and domestic and foreign arbitration tribunals.

Tax: Houthoff’s multi-disciplinary tax team assists in matters ranging from fiscal assistance in high-end corporate and financial transactions to transfer pricing and litigation in national and international tax disputes. The firm’s tax team is one of the few tax teams that litigates before both civil courts and tax courts, and also, if necessary, before the Dutch Supreme Court. The tax team works closely with the other practice and sector teams and has become a market leader in the field of international restructuring, M&A, real estate, finance and investment management.

 

  • Other offices
  • 

  • Brussels
  • 

  • London
  • 

  • New York
  • 

  • Rotterdam
  • 

  • Number of lawyers: 310
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Dutch
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Chinese
  • Member
  • Lex Mundi

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