Mr Hugo Reumkens > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Van Doorne
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Work Department

Corporate Law: Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Dispute settlement and Insurance Law: Mediation


Hugo is a very experienced corporate law expert. He mainly focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, private equity and joint ventures.


Hugo served two terms as managing partner of Van Doorne (2010-2017) and he occupies several additional positions at listed and non-listed companies and institutions. He has a broad network of contacts. As a lawyer, he combines his extensive management experience with knowledge and experience in relation to strategy, finance, IT and employee consultation. He is chairman of Tilburg University and of several supervisory boards and investment committees. He also acts as surveyor appointed by the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal.


English, German and Dutch.


Hugo is a corporate law, corporate governance and boardroom dynamics lecturer at universities and institutes. He is the author of books and columns on these subjects and he assists supervisory directors and regulators in self-evaluations. He is a former advisor to the Dutch Corporate Governance Committee, and he is a regular keynote speaker on management and supervision.


Dutch Law, Tilburg University, the Netherlands; postgraduate program company law, Grotius Academy, Nijmegen, the Netherlands; TiasNimbas Business School; Leadership in Law Firms, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Energy: transactional

Van Doorne’s full-service practice handles a broad range of transactional and contentious matters. The team has undergone significant expansion, with Rogier Schellaars joining with his team from Simmons & Simmons and Léone Klapwijk arriving from Loyens & Loeff. Hugo Reumkens jointly leads the group with Schellaars.

Netherlands > Commercial, corporate and M&a

Van Doorne’s practice ‘delivers on every transaction it handles’ with a mid-market focus. The group’s sector-specific approach encompasses the TMT, real estate, consumer goods and retail areas; the Dutch team also acts for a substantial roster of private equity clients. Jeroen Sombezki leads the department, which also includes a distinct restructuring and distressed M&A team. Onno Boerstra, Hugo Reumkens and Friso Foppes are other key names to note, along with newly promoted partner Steffen Alleman and Meltem Koning-Gungormez, who joined with her team from Kennedy Van der Laan in mid-2020.