Harmen van Dam > Loyens & Loeff > Rotterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Loyens & Loeff
BLAAK 31
3011 GA ROTTERDAM, PO BOX 2888
3000 CW ROTTERDAM
Netherlands

Work Department

Tax

Position

Harmen van Dam, tax expert, heads Loyens & Loeff’s International Tax Services practice group and the Transfer Pricing team. He focuses on corporate and international tax law.

Career

Harmen advises clients on Dutch corporate tax and dividend tax, particularly in respect to transfer pricing (advance pricing agreements, general audits, corresponding adjustments, mutual consultation procedures, etc.), mergers and acquisitions, and international corporate structuring.

He regularly teaches at the International Tax Center (ITC) in Leiden and the Academy of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers.

“Clients particularly appreciate Harmen’s pragmatic approach and drive to come up with innovative solutions.”

Languages

Dutch, English

Memberships

Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB)
International Fiscal Association (IFA)
Association of Tax Science
International Bar Association (IBA)

Education

LL.M. in Taxation, New York University, 1996
Tax law, Leiden University, 1991

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Tax

(Leading individuals)

Harmen van Dam – Loyens & Loeff

Loyens & Loeff‘s team in the Netherlands is part of one of the largest tax practices in Europe, with the firm also fielding practitioners in Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Reflective of its breadth of expertise and strength in depth, the firm has specialists in six key areas of tax: international tax, corporate tax, investment management, indirect tax, employment tax, and family-owned business and business wealth. Marco de Lignie, who heads up the investment management practice, advises on domestic and cross-border tax issues associated with fund formations, as well as private equity buyouts and venture capital transactions. Elsewhere, other practitioners in the team play a key role in M&A, reorganisations, real estate investment transactions and project developments, among other matters. Louis Lutz and others assisted Yucaipa Acquisition Corporation with the tax aspects of a $3.2bn deSPAC merger with SIGNA Sports United. Harmen van Dam has specialist expertise in transfer pricing. Other key practitioners include Roderik BeckersBartjan Zoetmulder and Margriet Lukkien. Bart Heijnen and Tim van Straaten recently made the partnership.