Firm Profile > Loyens & Loeff > Amsterdam, Netherlands

Loyens & Loeff

Banking and finance: asset finance and structured finance Tier 1

The structured finance team at Loyens & Loeff is especially prominent in the field of securitisation transactions, advising on mortgage and asset-backed transactions, as well as receivables-backed financing more generally. The practice is jointly led by securitisation specialist Mariëtte van ‘t Westeinde, whose key expertise is in operational lease securitisations, and Willem Jarigsma, who is particularly focused on asset-based lending and transportation finance.

Key clients


BNP Paribas

Personal Finance

Tulp Hypotheken




KKR Credit Advisors







ING Bank

Energy: regulatory Tier 1

Offering clients a full service on energy-related work, Loyens & Loeff focuses on oil and gas, power and utilities as well as renewables. A special feature is the fact that the firm has a team consisting of ten lawyers dedicated to advising energy clients exclusively on tax issues specific to the energy industry. The duo Jan-Willem van Rooij and Roland de Vlam  lead the practice. Guido Koop and Michiel Schul were promoted to partner in January 2019, while Bas Vletter left the firm and joined Greenberg Traurig LLP in September 2019.

Key clients

Alliander N.V.


ConocoPhillips Petroleum Holdings B.V.

ContourGlobal LP

Stedin Netbeheer B.V.

Havenbedrijf Rotterdam

Astronergy Solar Netherlands B.V.

Lightsource Renewable Energy Netherlands Holdings

Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A.

Industry focus: Food Tier 1

Gert-Wim van de Meent and Natasja Brusik in Amsterdam and Victor van Ahee in Rotterdam are joint team heads at Loyens & Loeff. The firm has an established Benelux presence and serves a range of European and well-known international clients on all aspects of food regulatory matters; the team also has cross-sector expertise in highly regulated areas including the life sciences and healthcare industries. As a full-service firm, clients benefit from access to IP, tax, corporate and international trade specialists, and the practice also leverages expertise in other jurisdictions from its network of best friend firms. It is also active on various editorial boards and has a partnership with the European Food and Feed Law Review of Lexxion.

Key clients


B&S Group

Cargill B.V.

Collins Foods Ltd (KFC)

Danish Crown

Dawn Foods

Exal Corporation


FitForMe B.V.

Fleury Michon

Glencore Grain

Emmi Italy



Illovo Sugar

Kerry Group





Samson & Surrey

Sligro Food Group



Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences Tier 1

The healthcare and life sciences teams at Loyens & Loeff provide a range of corporate and M&A, competition and tax advice, and assist pharmaceuticals companies with issues pertaining to the importation, packaging and marketing of medication throughout the EU. The group is also a partner with Health Holland, a platform for start-ups in the bio, healthcare and life sciences sectors. Tom van Helmond's expertise spans regulatory, litigation and competition work in the healthcare sector, and Kim Lucassen, who heads up the life sciences team, advises on regulatory, contractual and data protection matters. Frank Leijdesdorff undertakes a range of corporate and M&A work in the healthcare sphere.


Tom van Helmond is involved and is able to steer issues in the right direction. Good results.’

Key clients

Inogen Inc.

Zilveren Kruis Zorgverzekeringen N.V


Bergman Clinics

Zorgverzekeraars Nederland

Pharming Group N.V.

Unilabs Espria

PHOENIX group/Brocacef

Amstelland Hospital

Tergooi Hospital


Becton Dickson and Company




Active Capital company Cleanlease

Siemens Healthineers

Forbion Capital

Pharming Group

Investipharm Belgium NV


Investment funds Tier 1

Loyens & Loeff provides a wide range of services for clients operating in the funds space, with recent instructions involving fund formation, restructuring, and fundraising. Practice head Marco de Lignie's practice centres primarily on the tax aspects - domestic and international - of fund formation and management. Mark van Dam is a key contact for alternative investment funds and private equity clients, with a particular focus on clients based in the US, as he is dual-qualified, while at the more junior level, fund formation and investment management arrangement specialist Vilmar Feenstra is emerging as a notable practitioner, having been made partner at the beginning of 2020.

Practice head(s):


Excellent service and availability. Speed is key in our field and they deliver.

Key clients


Standard Investment

MN Services

Forbion Capital


Egeria Capital Management BV

Gilde Buy Out Partners

Gilde Equity Management Benelux

Karmijn Kapitaal

Omni Bridgeway

Torqx Capital Partners

Bencis Capital Partners

AlpInvest Partners

Waterland Private Equity

Value Enhancement Partners

Main Capital Partners

Finch Capital

DIF Management BV

Round Hill Capital

Lone Star Funds

Real estate Tier 1

Loyens & Loeff's team integration with the firm's tax, environment and planning, and banking and finance departments, ensures it is able to carry out 'a dedicated job with a big team on a complex transaction with many disciplines involved'. It provides a 'one-stop shop' service and frequently handles multi-jurisdictional transactions. Steven Lucas, who focuses on commercial and residential real estate transactions, as well as turnkey developments, is 'extremely smart and a good communicator'. Other key names to note are practice head Lonne RooseboomWilfred Groen and Bram Linnartz, who has particular expertise advising on German real estate funds.

Practice head(s):


One of the largest real estate practices in the Netherlands. A real one stop shop.

Felicitas Stern (senior associate) is extremely responsive and always delivers on time. Jurriaan van der Stok (partner) is very knowledgeable and deal focused. The team assisted us with a complex structured sale of the yet to be constructed project SPOT in Amsterdam Southeast to Amvest comprising 880 turnkey apartments, 20,000 square metres of office space and commercial space.

L&L: One stop shop – Performed a dedicated job with a big team on a complex transaction with many disciplines involved.

Steven Lucas – is a no nonsense partner with the ability to keep complex matters simple and true to their essence. In that way solutions and options become clear.

Steven Lucas has built a strong team. It’s still expanding and he is always able to deliver a full-service real estate due diligence team within one day, ready to enter the dataroom. They are all highly qualified and motivated.

Steven Lucas is extremely smart and a good communicator. This combination makes him very strong. He is definitely going to be an established player in the real estate market. What I also like about him is that he still litigates. This keeps the knife sharp while drafting our contracts. I really like working with him.

Key clients

Round Hill Capital

The Blackstone Group




ING Bank

Merck Sharp & Dhome

Goldman Sachs


Union Asset Management


Hannover Leasing


Schiphol Travel


Monarch Alternative Capital

M7 Real Estate


AB Sagax

Zurich Insurance




Savills IM

Soros Fund Management

UBM Development

Tristan Capital

AEW Europe







Tax Tier 1

At Loyens & Loeff, the group has a core focus on international tax services, corporate tax services, investment management, private wealth, indirect tax, and employment tax. Jan Bart Schober is a key name for employment-related taxation. Margriet Lukkien advises multinationals and sovereign wealth funds on Dutch corporate tax and dividend tax aspects. For tax matters related to real estate, Bartjan Zoetmulder is the key name to note while Marco de Lignie frequently acts as tax counsel in private equity buyout and venture capital transactions. 'Calm expertMarc Klerks is the key name for funds matters. Ynze van der Tempel, Harmen van Dam, Marcel Buur, Arco Bobeldijk and domestic tax affairs specialist Fred van der Leije are also recommended.


In my view the pre-eminent tax practice in Holland.

Thies Sanders – excellent litigator. Marc Klerks – calm expert.

Loyens & Loeff is known for its excellence as well as responsiveness on any type of tax and legal matter in the Netherlands.

Key clients



Waterland Private Equity Investments


Simon Property Group

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.

First Reserve

Crédit Suisse

Round Hill Capital


Banking and finance: Financial services regulatory Tier 2

Loyens & Loeff takes on a range of advisory work, including assisting with the regulatory issues surrounding transactions,including acquisitions and share sales, and advising on regulations regarding the supervision of financial markets. Clients include investment funds, pension funds and insurers. The key contacts are Kitty Lieverse and Martijn Schoonewille.

Banking and finance: lender or arranger side Tier 2

The 'easy to approach' team at Loyens & Loeff combines 'high knowledge and experience' with a thoroughly integrated approach, involving colleagues from practice areas including real estate and tax. Key areas of strength include providing project financing advice to clients in the transport and real estate sectors, assisting with securitisations and asset-based financing, and advising on acquisitions, a particular speciality of Gianluca Kreuze's. Other key names include practice head Kitty Lieverse, Kim Koops, who recently made partner, and senior associate Sabine SchouteSietske van ‘t Hooft left the practice.

Practice head(s):


Good knowledge of the real estate lending industry. Understand our needs and requirements. Excellent expertise in combining both consumer lending and protection requirements with lending to professional real estate investors and, as such, able to advise on the entire spectrum of our business.

Availability and responsibility, easy to approach, high knowledge and experience. High expertise and also pleasant to work with. Understand our business and industry so it is easy to obtain advice. Pro-active.

Key clients


ING Bank N.V.

Sociéte Générale

European Investment Bank

Berlin Hyp AG

Deutsche Bank AG

Capital markets: equity Tier 2

Loyens & Loeff advises issuers and selling shareholders on IPOs and secondary transactions in several jurisdictions, alongside acting for underwriters on re-IPOs and public deals with complex regulatory elements, including collar transactions. Clients include banks, investment firms, fund managers and insurers. The practice is led by Martijn Schoonewille, a financing expert who works closely with banks and financial institutions on transactions and regulatory issues. Senior associate Jelmer Kalisvaart is also noted.

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Key clients

PAI Partners

Index Ventures

InterXion Holding



Arcona Property Fund

BCRE-Brack Capital Real Estate Investments


Stern Groep

Fidelity National Information Services Inc.

Holland Colours

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Construction Tier 2

Loyens & Loeff's construction team focuses on providing an integrated service to developers, working in conjunction with its notarial and tax departments as well as providing legal advice. The firm is primarily active in non-contentious construction work, covering both commercial and residential developments, with a strong showing in the expanding student housing sector. The multiple branches of expertise the firm provides are reflected in the practice's leaders; civil law notary Jurriaan van der Stok, tax adviser Ynze van der Tempel and counsel Timo Huisman.

Key clients

ABC Development



APF International


ASR Real Estate

Ballast Nedam


Being Development

Brick Finance



David Hart Groep


Flow Real Estate

Hugenholtz Property Group


ING Real Estate Development


JP van Eesteren




MAB Development

Multi RE

Newomij Groep

OVG / Edge Technologies

Pro Delta


Powerhouse Company

Real I.S.

RED Company

Schiphol Real Estate


Somerset CP / Real Estate







Van Wijnen


AFC Ajax


Amstelring Groep





CVvE Schalkwijk

Gate Terminal



Kwadrant Groep

OLVG Hospital




Swiss RE

AB Sagax


AM Alpha


Angelo Gordon



AT Capital


Blokker Holding



Digital Realty

First Sponsor

Goldman Sachs

Round Hill Capital


Savills IM



Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 2

Loyens & Loeff fields a sizeable litigation team, and as such the firm can provide a strong service across the spectrum of commercial, corporate, and financial litigation. The practice is chaired by Hendrik van Druten, who is notable for his work on disputes relating to insolvency, as well as those concerning M&A or capital markets transactions. Other key personnel include Sidney Berendsen, who recently represented a large property manager in a dispute with its lessees over alleged failures to exercise rights of first refusal during a share transaction, as well as senior associate Huib Schrama, securities law specialist Mijke Sinninghe Damsté and Tom Claassens, whose niche lies in litigation taking place across the Dutch Carribbean.

Practice head(s):


They have a broad scope and handle the complete range of corporate, commercial and finance cases.

Kitty Lieverse is outstanding in the crossover of finance regulatory and litigation.

Mijke Sinnighe Damste is strongly upcoming in corporate litigation.

Sidney Berendsen is a steady player with a broad scope.

Excellent lawyers, very responsive with commercial acumen

Huib Schrama, is a great litigator with a sensible approach and calm demeanour.

Key clients


Oi S.A.



Rabo Vastgoedgroep

Holding N.V

Deutsche Bahn AG / Arriva

Employment Tier 2

Loyens & Loeff is home to a strong employment and pensions team with significant experience in both advisory and contentious work, often working with other departments to service all of a client's needs. Hermine Voûte maintains a particular focus on executive dismissals, restructurings and collective dismissals, and co-determination procedures, leading the group along with Klaas Wiersma , who specializes in cross border work as well as the employment aspects of corporate transactions. On the pensions side, senior associate Laurie Kuijpers  is a key figure within the team, and is instructed by pension funds, insurers, and large corporates to handle a variety of pension issues.

Practice head(s):


They are concise and professional – their advice is straight forward, with options if helpful, but also with recommendations, risks and mitigating factors. They can extract the salient points of an argument, and not be distracted by irrelevant arguments of someone’s case.

Senior associate Laurie Kuijpers is a highly skilled pension lawyer and a pleasant person to work with.

Hermine Voûte is friendly but proficient; prompt; understands the reality of a situation and not just the technical viewpoint

Klaas Wiersma is always available and has a very practical approach, he helps us resolve employment issues quickly and efficiently.

I really appreciate working with Klaas Wiersma, because of his very high degree of services and the ability to help us in a practical way with the (difficult) employment law issues we have to deal with.

Key clients

Vivat N.V.

SSP Nederland

Thomson Reuters







Nauta Dutilh

Energy: transactional Tier 2

Loyens & Loeff's multi-disciplinary energy team stands out for having 10 tax lawyers that are entirely dedicated to advising energy clients on tax implications. Corporate M&A partner Jan-Willem van Rooij oversees the department, which acts for buyers, sellers and investment banks on M&A and corporate transactions in the energy industry, with special expertise in the oil and gas, the utilities and renewables sectors.

Key clients

Alliander N.V.


ConocoPhillips Petroleum Holdings B.V.

ContourGlobal LP

Stedin Netbeheer B.V.

Havenbedrijf Rotterdam

Astronergy Solar Netherlands B.V.

Lightsource Renewable Energy Netherlands Holdings

Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A.

EU and competition Tier 2

Loyens & Loeff's competition and regulatory practice is 'very pragmatic and solution driven' with significant experience in the life sciences, healthcare and food sectors. The firm's client roster includes Bayer, Achmea, AND ZN. The team is led by Marc Wiggers and Gert-Wim van de Meent, who represented 3i in relation to the competition aspects of its successful bid and subsequent acquisition of Joulz. Other key members of the team include Marc Custers, Robin Struijlaart, senior associates Natasja Brusik and Joost Dibbits.  


Very responsive, high level of quality, very engaged, very pragmatic and solution driven, clear and good communication’.

Key clients

PHOENIX group and Brocacef





Goldman Sachs


Rabo Capital


ABN AMRO Participaties






NPM Capital


Active Capital Company

Standard Investment

Zilveren Kruis

Fraud and white-collar crime Tier 2

Sidney Berendsen leads the practice at Loyens & Loeff, which focuses on internal corporate investigations, particularly in relation to to tax controversies, in line with the team's tax expertise. The team also represents corporate clients and senior management in litigation relating to corruption, fraud, and money laundering, alongside general compliance advice, including dawn raid training.

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Industry focus: Information technology Tier 2

The Loyens & Loeff IT team, which has 'exceptional analytical skills', is part of an extensive TMT offering, which works with the corporate, IP and litigation practices to provide clients with a comprehensive service including risk management experience. The group's expertise covers all aspects of IT contracting across software implementation projects, AI work and blockchain issues; the firm is also a partner with DutchChain (formerly known as Blockchaingers). 'Positive thinker' Yannick Geryszewski plays a central role in the team's risk management and litigation work; Serge Zwanen and senior associate Mariska Kool are also key contacts.

Practice head(s):


‘Exceptional analytical and communication skills, demonstrate exceptional professional standards and strategic insight. Has the ability to oversee and develop/have understanding of the core business and operational interests within a very short period of time in a complex technical field, even on the details.’

‘Ability to create/design a neutral (that respects the interests and needs of both parties involved in the conflict) process that results in moving forward in a complicated conflict situation. The team stays away from playing games.’  

‘Mariska Kool has exceptional analytical skills and is a creative thinker and is a very strong mediator.’

‘Mr. Yannick Geryszewsk is also a positive thinker with exceptional personal and communication skills.’

‘Being truly open and prudently bringing that to practical action with new technologies –  always with an eye on the future, it’s a pleasure and an honour to work with such smart people. They have a pioneering mindset.’

Key clients

SAI Global

Dutch knowledge and quality institute for the treatment of cancer patients


3i Infrastructure plc


Industry focus: retail Tier 2

Loyens & Loeff assists a wide range of well-known retail companies, real estate investors and funds with real estate acquisitions and disposals. The group also advises on a variety of other issues including employment matters. Real estate group head Lonne Rooseboom leads the team; Steven Lucas and Bram Linnartz are other names to note for real estate and commercial transactions.

Practice head(s):

Key clients


The Blackstone Group


Highbrook Investors









Pepe Jeans

Scotch & Soda


Tommy Hilfiger


Simon Property

Sun Capital

Union Investment

Cairn Real Estate

Goldman Sachs

QRF retail

Goldman Sachs

M7 Real Estate

Insurance Tier 2

The multidisciplinary team at Loyens & Loeff is highly active across the insurance space, where it advises clients on transactional and regulatory matters, including the transfer of portfolios, M&A, investigations by regulators, and the entrance of new participants into the market, with several key recent instructions coming from the health sector. The firm is also highly active In contentious matters, acting for both insurers and claimants in relation to large-scale coverage disputes before first instance and appellate courts as well as in arbitration. The practice is jointly led by regulatory specialist Kitty Lieverse and senior associate Merel van Asch, whose focus is primarily on the team's contentious practice.

Practice head(s):


Kitty Lieverse is excellent in not only answering questions raised but also pointing out hidden pitfalls as well as options maybe not considered. Ideal to not only comment on a matter, but also to strategise.’

Loyens and Loeff provide in-depth knowledge of how companies in the insurance industry operate.’

Merel van Asch has excellent insurance knowledge and always in-depth file knowledge.’

Key clients


Aegon N.V.


BNP Paribas Cardif




NN Group N.V.



Private equity Tier 2

Led by practice heads Herman Kaemingk and Harmen Holtrop , Loyens & Loeff's team covers the entire private equity cycle on behalf of houses such as the Carlyle Group and ING Corporate Investment. As an important constituent part of Loyens' larger corporate practice the team has a strong M&A focus, recently advising on several high value acquisitions in both the entertainment and infrastructure sectors. With offices across the Benelux region and in Switzerland, the firm is able to offer multi-jurisdictional services to its clients.

Key clients

Gilde Buy Out Partners

NPM Capital

AAC Capital Partners



Holland Capital

Torqx Capital Partners



Summit Partners

Sun Capital Partners

The Carlyle Group

ING Corporate Investments

BlackFin Capital Partners

Towerbrook Capital Partners

Marlin Equity Partners

3i Group

Westmont Hospitality Group

Eurazeo Capital

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 2

The restructuring and insolvency team at Loyens & Loeff is ‘used to dealing with high-profile and complex cases’. The firm utilises its cross-border capabilities to handle restructurings, and represents banks and private equity funds as well as borrowers. Vincent Vroom is the head of the team and is advising Oi on a multi-billion dollar restructuring. Loek Kerstens is also noted.

Practice head(s):


An experienced team who are used to dealing with high profile and complex cases. Consistent strength in depth throughout the team.

Vincent Vroom gives measured advice in a practical and balanced way. His calm demeanour cools the hottest of situations in meetings.

Key clients


Sun Capital


Toys R Us

Endless LLP

Zilveren Kruis

Sete Brasil

QGOG Constellation

Floresteca B.V.

Goldman Sachs


Syncreon Group B.V.

Transport Tier 2

The 'pragmatic and very responsive' transportation finance practice at Loyens & Loeff brings 'great depth' in its advice to clients primarily on the lending side of shipping finance. Team co-head Gianluca Kreuze, a specialist in financing relating to shipping, aviation and rolling stock, led multiple financing matters in 2019 for the purchase and construction of ships. Aided by noted senior associate Ehsan Shirzadi, Kreuze also advised the Hong Kong-based Bank of Communications Financial Leasing on the cross-border financing (worth $60m) of two Dutch-registered aircraft that were subleased to KLM. The firm also handles regulatory and procurement matters for public transport entities.


Pragmatic and very responsive. Great depth when other specialist knowledge is needed.

Key clients

ING Bank



Iccrea Bancaimpresa

Bank of Communications Financial Leasing

Société Générale


DVB Bank

Caterpillar Financial Services


Shipyard De Hoop

BOC Aviation



Royal IHC Merwede


SMT Shipping



Windcat Workboats

Banking and finance: Borrower side Tier 3

Loyens & Loeff's finance team is highly experienced in acquisition financing, working with the firm's M&A, tax, and private equity teams to handle the full life cycle of a transaction and related financing issues. Gianluca Kreuze leads the acquisition and corporate finance team, and is recommended for his structuring of transactions, particularly in leveraged finance, while Kitty Lieverse, who runs the broader department, is more active in the advisory and regulatory space. Kim Koops is also noted.

Practice head(s):

Key clients


Highbrook Investors

Monarch Alternative Capital


Marathon Capital Management


PVH Corp.

RNHB (CarVal)




Castlelake, LP

Nuveen Real Estate

Capital markets: debt Tier 3

Martijn Schoonewille heads up the practice at Loyens & Loeff, which advises financial institutions, corporations and treasury companies on a wide range of debt capital markets work, including debt and bond issues, restructuring, and regulatory products.

Commercial, corporate and M&a Tier 3

Loyens & Loeff's partners attract praise for being 'hands on' throughout transactions; Harmen Holtrop in Amsterdam and Bastiaan Cornelisse in Rotterdam jointly lead the practice. The firm has a strong presence in Benelux countries and internationally thanks to its global relationships with law firms and tax advisers. The group also has notable expertise in capital markets, banking, litigation, IP and employment mandates, and handles the full range of corporate work including public takeovers, public-to-private matters, private equity transactions, leveraged buyouts, investments and exits. Antoinette van der Hauw became partner in 2019 and Bas Vletter left the firm in mid-2019 for Greenberg Traurig LLP.


Loyens has a senior team that has in-depth knowledge in M&A, stakeholder management, regulatory and employment. Compared to other firms, they have senior partners who are hands-on working on transactions.’

Key clients

B&S International

Lucas Bols



Alliander and Annexis Group


Westmont Hospitality Group


Fiat Chrysler


Data privacy and data protection Tier 3

The practice at Loyens & Loeff  is led by Kim Lucassen, who also heads the firm's life sciences group. It handles GDPR compliance, data breach cases and related disputes providing 'client-oriented, tailored services, which include educational projects and knowledge update sessions'. Although life sciences, healthcare and technology are sectors of focus, it also assists clients in a range of other sectors such as insurance, electronics and banking. Senior associate Joanne Zaaijer is a member of the competition and regulatory practice, and specialises in data protection and privacy law, telecoms law  and e-commerce.

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The data privacy and data protection team of Loyens & Loeff shows an up-to-date and concise, in-depth knowledge of the subject. The team provides client oriented, tailored services, which include educational projects and knowledge update sessions. The advice provided is always to the point, concise and practical.’

Concise knowledge, enthusiasm, client oriented, prompt assistance with requests, open for discussions.’

Key clients

Zilveren Kruis Achmea

Jaguar Landrover

Orange S.A.


Hartwig Medical Foundation


Colosseum Dental Group

Pioneer Europe

Dispute resolution: arbitration Tier 3

The 'highly responsive' team at Loyens & Loeff is instructed by a range of clients, including domestic and international companies and their shareholders, and leading investment companies, to represent them in national and cross-border arbitrations. Tom Claassens, who heads the practice jointly with Amsterdam-based Hendrik van Druten, led a team which represented a large globally operating manufacturing company in multinational proceedings under the ICC Arbitration Rules, in relation to a dispute concerning the sale of certain equipment. Jeroen van den Brande left the practice in June 2019.


Highly responsive, excellent knowledge of the industry.

Environment and planning Tier 3

Loyens & Loeff is home to a stand-alone practice which offers the full range of planning and environment expertise. Headed by Guido Koop and Kim Lucassen, it often works in concert with its M&A, real estate, and energy departments for clients as varied as Cargill, Shell, Blackstone and Dutch port authorities. Senior associate Victor van Ahee has broad experience in environment and  health and safety matters including those relating to soil contamination, product safety, and occupational hazards.

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Key clients

Chint Solar/Astronergy

Chevron Oronite

Port of Amsterdam



Goldman Sachs

Arriva/Deutsche Bahn

CBRE Global Investors



Municipality of Rotterdam


Morgan Stanley

Real.I.S Real Estate

Municipality of Utrecht

Rotterdam-Rhine Pipeline

Industry focus: telecoms Tier 3

The Loyens & Loeff practice assists Dutch and well-known overseas clients with investments, tax, data protection and litigation matters including representation before the Dutch Telecoms Authority. The group's work includes drafting inter-connection agreements, and obtaining the necessary permits. Kim Lucassen and senior associate Joanne Zaaijer are the key contacts.

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Key clients

Orange S.A.

Jaguar Land Rover

Tata Communications Netherlands B.V.


Oi S.A.

Custom Connect B.V.

Interxion Holding N.V.


The firm: As a leading firm, Loyens & Loeff is the logical choice for a legal and tax partner if you do business in, or from, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland, the firm’s home markets. You can count on personal advice from any of its advisers based in one of the firm’s offices in the Benelux and Switzerland or in key financial centres around the world. Thanks to its full-service practice, specific sector experience and thorough understanding of the market, its advisers comprehend exactly what you need.

Independent and international: as a fully independent law firm, Loyens & Loeff is excellently positioned to co-ordinate international tax and legal matters. The firm has a network of offices in major financial centres, staffed with specialists in Dutch, Belgian, Luxembourg and Swiss law. Through these offices, clients have access to Loyens & Loeff’s full-service legal expertise in their own time zone. The firm’s office network is complemented by its numerous country desks, all of which are experienced in structuring investments all over the world. It’s this winning combination that enables the firm to assist international clients in the most efficient of ways. Moreover, the firm is on excellent terms with other leading independent law firms and tax consultants. That way, Loyens & Loeff guarantees you top-level advice in every part of the world.

Innovative and pragmatic: each problem requires a customised solution. The firm’s pragmatic approach and drive to devise innovative solutions allow it to effectively address the demands of its clients’ domestic and international businesses. Thanks to the broad range of the firm’s legal experience, know-how and the size of its practices, the firm can offer you top-level advice, locally and internationally. The firm is committed to meeting your needs at the highest quality level in the most efficient way.

Focused and engaged: entrepreneurship, client focus, quality awareness and social engagement all characterise the firm’s culture. Loyens & Loeff offers a challenging work environment and equal opportunities for all its employees. The firm is mindful of the environment and helps charities with the support and knowledge of its employees.

Areas of practice: The firm offers expertise in the fields of tax, corporate law, financial law and capital markets, cross-border financing, private equity, real estate, VAT, EU, regulatory issues, employment law and employment taxes.

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Corporate Tax Services Patrick van Oppen +31 20 578 51 33
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Mr Gerard Blokland  photo Mr Gerard Blokland Gerard Blokland, tax adviser, is a member of the Family Owned Business…
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Mrs Natasja Brusik  photo Mrs Natasja Brusik Senior Associate, Attorney at Law
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Mr Rob Cornelisse  photo Mr Rob Cornelisse Rob Cornelisse, tax adviser, is a member of the general Tax practice…
Mr Peter Corten  photo Mr Peter Corten Attorney at law / Partner
Mr Marc Custers  photo Mr Marc Custers Counsel, Attorney at Law
Mr Redmar Damsma  photo Mr Redmar Damsma Senior Associate, Attorney at Law
 Mijke Sinninghe Damsté photo Mijke Sinninghe Damsté Mijke Sinninghe Damsté, attorney at law, is a member of the Litigation…
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Mr Roel Fluit  photo Mr Roel Fluit Attorney at law / Partner
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Mr Freek Hilberdink  photo Mr Freek Hilberdink Senior deputy civil law notary / associate
Mr Harmen Holtrop  photo Mr Harmen Holtrop Attorney at law / Partner
Mrs Dieuwke Hooft Graafland  photo Mrs Dieuwke Hooft Graafland Senior Associate, Attorney at Law
Mr Timo Huisman  photo Mr Timo Huisman Attorney at law | Counsel
Mr Jeroen Janssen  photo Mr Jeroen Janssen Jeroen Janssen, attorney at law – tax adviser, is a member of…
Mr Herman Kaemingk  photo Mr Herman Kaemingk Attorney at law / Partner
Mr Waldo Kapoen  photo Mr Waldo Kapoen Waldoi Kapoen, tax adviser, is a member of the International Tax Services…
Mr Paul Kerckhoffs  photo Mr Paul Kerckhoffs Paul Kerckhoffs, civil law notary and partner, is a member of the…
Mr Loek Kerstens  photo Mr Loek Kerstens Counsel | Attorney at law
Mr Marc Klerks photo Mr Marc Klerks Marc Klerks, tax adviser, is a member of the International Tax Services…
Mr Frank Leijdesdorff  photo Mr Frank Leijdesdorff Partner, Attorney at Law
Mr Bram Linnartz  photo Mr Bram Linnartz Bram Linnartz MRE FRICS, attorney at law, has been managing partner of…
Mrs Claire Lombert  photo Mrs Claire Lombert Attornet at Law, senior associate
Mr Steven Lucas  photo Mr Steven Lucas Steven Lucas, attorney at law and partner, is a member of the…
Mrs Margriet Lukkien  photo Mrs Margriet Lukkien Margriet Lukkien, tax adviser, is a member of the International Tax Services…
Mr Bas Megens  photo Mr Bas Megens Senior Associate, Attorney at Law
Mr Wijnand Meijer  photo Mr Wijnand Meijer Attorney at law / senior associate
Mr Rien Meppelink  photo Mr Rien Meppelink Rien H. Meppelink, civil law notary, is a member of the Real…
Mrs Aurélie Mingels  photo Mrs Aurélie Mingels Senior Associate, Attorney at Law
Mr Joep Ottervanger  photo Mr Joep Ottervanger Joep H. Ottervanger, attorney at law, is a partner in the Investment…
Mr Rogier Ploeg  photo Mr Rogier Ploeg Rogier Ploeg, tax adviser, is a member of the Family Owned Business…
Mr Lonne Rooseboom  photo Mr Lonne Rooseboom Lonne Rooseboom, attorney at law and partner, is chairman of the Real…
Mr Thies Sanders  photo Mr Thies Sanders Thies Sanders, attorney at law – tax partner, is a member of the…
Mr Jan Bart Schober  photo Mr Jan Bart Schober Jan Bart Schober is a member of the Employment & Benefits practice…
Mr Rob Schrooten  photo Mr Rob Schrooten Attorney at law / Senior Associate
Mr Michiel Schul  photo Mr Michiel Schul Michiel Schul, tax adviser, is a member of the International Tax Services…
Mr Robin Struijlaart  photo Mr Robin Struijlaart Senior Associate, Attorney at Law
 Hermine Voûte photo Hermine Voûte Partner, Head of Employment & Benefits practice group
Mrs Annemieke Wessels  photo Mrs Annemieke Wessels Of counsel
Mr Klaas Wiersma  photo Mr Klaas Wiersma Partner
Mr Marc Wiggers, PhD  photo Mr Marc Wiggers, PhD Partner, Attorney at Law
Mr Bartjan Zoetmulder  photo Mr Bartjan Zoetmulder Bartjan R. Zoetmulder, tax adviser, is a partner of the Investment Management…
Mr Marco de Lignie  photo Mr Marco de Lignie Marco J. de Lignie, tax adviser and partner, is a member of…
Mr Roland de Vlam   photo Mr Roland de Vlam  Attorney at Law – Counsel
Mr Michel van Agt  photo Mr Michel van Agt Senior deputy civil law notary / senior associate
Mr Ruud van Bork  photo Mr Ruud van Bork Civil law notary / Partner
Mrs Susanne van Breukelen  photo Mrs Susanne van Breukelen Senior associate | Attorney at law
Mr Mark van Casteren  photo Mr Mark van Casteren Mark van Casteren, tax adviser, is a member of the International Tax Services practice group.
Mr Mark van Dam  photo Mr Mark van Dam Mark van Dam, attorney at law, is a partner of the Investment…
Mr Hendrik van Druten  photo Mr Hendrik van Druten Hendrik van Druten, attorney at law, is a member of the Litigation…
Mr Pieter van Druten  photo Mr Pieter van Druten Civil law notary / Partner
Mr Tom van Helmond  photo Mr Tom van Helmond Partner, Attorney at Law
Mrs Anke van Holthe tot Echten  photo Mrs Anke van Holthe tot Echten Attorney at law / senior associate
Mr Patrick van Oppen  photo Mr Patrick van Oppen Patrick van Oppen, tax partner, is a member of the Corporate Tax…
Mr Tim van Straaten  photo Mr Tim van Straaten Tim van Straaten, tax adviser, is a member of the Family Owned…
Mr Philip van Verschuer  photo Mr Philip van Verschuer Attorney at law, Partner
Professor Gert-Wim van de Meent  photo Professor Gert-Wim van de Meent Partner, Attorney at Law
Mrs Carola van den Bruinhorst  photo Mrs Carola van den Bruinhorst Carola van den Bruinhorst, tax adviser, is a member of the International Tax Services practice…
Mrs Antoinette van der Hauw  photo Mrs Antoinette van der Hauw Attorney at law / Partner
Mr Jurriaan vd Stok  photo Mr Jurriaan vd Stok Jurriaan T.A. van der Stok, civil law notary and partner, is a…
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at this office : 478
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For more than 40 years, US clients have turned to us for legal and tax support of their business activities in Luxembourg, , the Netherlands, Belgium and Switzerland. Our US clients are served by the Loyens & Loeff office in New York.

Service close to home

To assist with your legal and tax needs, our New York office maintains a team of approximately ten European attorneys and advisers specialised in tax, corporate, fund and finance law.

US clients benefit from our New York-based team of European legal experts, through service in their own time zone, in-person meetings and connection to our specialists abroad. If you are a non-US investor in the US, our team can connect you to a broad network of trusted US advisers who solve complex legal and tax problems.

The clients of our New York office are primarily US, Canada and Mexico-based multinational enterprises, banks, private equity firms and real estate investors, who turn to us for advice on their European operations. As our client, you can always expect personalised service from our team. We organise seminars and webinars where our specialists present the latest developments relevant to your business. We also actively participate in US professional organisations and networks.

Experienced US-based Team

Through our New York office, our clients have access to Loyens & Loeff’s integrated tax and legal services related to the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and Switzerland. If you require legal advice or services on any specific business-related topic involving the US, our US dedicated team of over 100 specialised advisers can help.

Their expertise includes corporate reorganisations, mergers & acquisitions, international tax, financing transactions, litigation, intellectual property, investment management, employment, real estate, regulatory and board room counselling. Clients active in specific sectors, such as energy, food & beverage and life sciences, can place their trust in our US team’s experts that specialise in these sectors.