Rhamsey Croes > BarentsKrans > The Hague, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Lange Voorhout 3
2514 EA The Hague

Work Department

Corporate M&A


Rhamsey Croes is a lawyer since 2004 and joined BarentsKrans in 2015, where he became partner in 2016. He is specialized in corporate law with a special focus on mergers and acquisitions. He acts, amongst others, on behalf of both strategic and private equity parties (for the selling and the purchasing parties), for start-ups and on behalf of the management. Nationally and internationally. He advises clients on restructurings and a wide range of corporate law issues that companies face on a daily basis.


Cordemeyer & Slager / Advocaten B.V., lawyer Corporate M&A (2013-2015) / Citibank Europe plc. (secondment at Amsterdam branch, 2009) / Lycos Europe N.V. (secondment in Germany, 2008) Simmons & Simmons LLP, lawyer Corporate M&A (2004-2013)


Dutch, English, German


  • Member of the association of Corporate Litigation


Grotius Academy, postgraduate course corporate law (cum laude, 2012) / VU Law Academy, postgraduate course corporate M&A (2008) / Erasmus University Rotterdam, Dutch private and corporate law (2004)

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Private equity

BarentsKrans is noted for its ‘strong capabilities’ in domestic private equity and venture capital transactions, in addition to assisting overseas private equity funds with cross-border mandates, namely inbound investments. Harry Rek leads the practice and has demonstrable experience advising regional development companies looking to invest in start-ups and SMEs, particularly in the technology, biotechnology, safety and security sectors. Rhamsey Croes is another key contact in the team.

Netherlands > Commercial, corporate and M&A

BarentsKrans counts domestic corporates among its key roster of clients, as well as foreign multinationals, where the practice frequently receives referrals from UK and US-based international law firms on cross-border transactions. Michiel Martin, who advises on M&A, buy-ins, buy-outs and corporate restructurings, jointly leads the team alongside Lisanne Vissers, who handles corporate governance matters. Praised as a ‘top M&A lawyer’, Rhamsey Croes is another key contact in the group.