Firm Profile > Vestius > Amsterdam, Netherlands


Employment Tier 5

Vestius is valued not only for its 'deep practice knowledge and focus on creative solutions' but also for its 'great understanding of the human factor'. The practice's client list is made up of public and private SMEs and the likes of Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Sandvik, and Max Bögl. In recent work, the team advised ANP when it was sold to Talpa Network, assisting on various negotiations including with the works council. Managing partner Bart de VroeMichiel van Haelst, and Bas Derhaag head up the team, while three lawyers including Henk Brat joined from LEXSIGMA Advocaten.

Commercial, corporate and M&a Tier 6

Vestius offers a full range of mid-market corporate and venture capital expertise. The team underwent notable growth since a number of lawyers joined from LEXSIGMA Advocaten in 2017 and it is recognised for its 'personal approach, 24/7 service, and above par knowledge'. Helger Kamerman  combines 'pragmatism with humour' and is 'a fast and sharp thinker in negotiations'. Henk Brat is also noted because 'he formulates a clear strategy and has a pragmatic approach'. Senior associate Daan Van Noord 'looks beyond the legal aspects' and has good client handling skills. The team advised GreenFlux and its founding shareholders regarding the investment  made by sustainable energy company EnecoGroup and independent investment fund SET Ventures, both acquiring a minority stake of the company.

Department Name Email Telephone
Employment Michiel van Haelst
Employment Bart de Vroe
Managing directors and individuals Bas Derhaag
Mergers and acquisitions Henk Brat
Mergers and acquisitions Helger Kamerman
Private equity transactions Henk Brat
Private equity transactions Helger Kamerman
Corporate litigation Henk Brat
Corporate litigation Helger Kamerman
Corporate litigation Michiel van Haelst
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Henk Brat  photo Mr Henk Brat
Mr Paul Hendriks  photo Mr Paul Hendriks
Mr Helger Kamerman  photo Mr Helger Kamerman
Mr Sander Pieroelie  photo Mr Sander Pieroelie
Mr Jan Trap  photo Mr Jan Trap
Mr Daan Van Noord  photo Mr Daan Van Noord
Mr Bart de Vroe  photo Mr Bart de Vroe
Mr Michiel van Haelst  photo Mr Michiel van Haelst
Number of lawyers : 13