Buren > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Firm Profile

Buren
WORLD TRADE CENTER
STRAWINSKYLAAN 1441, TOWER C, LEVEL 14
1077 XX AMSTERDAM
Netherlands

Netherlands > Tax Tier 3

Buren has an integrated corporate, notarial and tax practice, which generates mandates from leading corporates that are headquartered in Russia/CIS and Latin America. In addition, with the firm having offices in mainland China, it is able to attract work from Asia-based clients. Its workload covers the tax aspects of joint ventures, cross-border restructurings, spin-offs and M&A, as well as the setting up of corporate structures for foreign investors, among various other matters. Cees-Frans Greeven leads the tax department in the Amsterdam office, while Peter van Dijk heads up the practice in The Hague.

Practice head(s):

Cees-Frans Greeven; Peter van Dijk

Other key lawyers:

Ijsbrand Uljée

Testimonials

‘Buren’s tax practice is very different from other tax advisory firms. The partners and tax lawyers there think together with the client and provide non-standard solutions. They help with complex matters by thinking out of the box, by fighting for clients’ interests until the end.’

‘When you give Buren’s lawyers or partners a call at any time, they know your case and where you stand right now.’

‘Cees-Frans Greeven is my key contact. Bright and experienced lawyer. Great network of professionals.’

‘Cees-Frans Greeven would be my go-to for tax advice on mid-market transactions.’

‘Their tax team deals with any kind of tax related matters including tax planning and company structuring for investment in Europe. Their response is very quick and the fee is very reasonable for the quality.’

Key clients

Inter RAO group

Bausch Health

Planon Beheer B.V.

Shaw Industries Group Inc.

Antler U.A.

Kimball Electronics Netherlands B.V.

Evonik

Nippon Suisan B.V.

Azerion

Work highlights

  • Advising ESAS on the divestment by investment fund Buysse & Partners and the buy-out of the existing management by French IT group Circet backed by Advent International one of the largest global private equity investors.
  • Advised Marketing VF Ltd (trading as MVF) on the acquisition of Software Vergelijken B.V. (AppWiki).
  • Assisting Bausch Health with global spin-off operation to separate the company into two different companies, Bausch + Lomb – NewCo, which will consist of Bausch Health’s global vision care, surgical, consumer and ophthalmic Rx businesses, and BHC, which will comprise a diversified portfolio of durable brands across the Salix, International Rx, Solta, neurology and medical dermatology businesses.

Netherlands > Real estate Tier 4

Buren’s real estate practice handles both contentious and non-contentious work, and with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Shanghai, Luxembourg and a dedicated Japan desk, it is well equipped to handle international transactions. The team, which is jointly led by Gerbrand Schrickx , Kirsten Prick and Jonathan Gal , has civil-notaries and tax advisers in-house, and often receives referral work from large law firms.

Key clients

Thuismakers

Fresch Real Estate

Fiduciam

Vesteda Investment Management

Borghese Real Estate

Reshape Property

Hillborgh

Cabot Partners

Urban Climate Architects

Bouwinvest

Work highlights

  • Acted as lead counsel on the first acquisition by Stavos in the Netherlands comprising 32 apartments in the Hague.
  • Assisted Bouwinvest with lease and development-related matters.
  • Successfully acted on behalf of Fresch Real Estate B.V. in litigation which sought to enforce a sale and purchase agreement relating to a portfolio of residential real estate valued at approx. €55m.

Netherlands > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 4

Buren is well positioned to handle cross-border mandates, with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, The Hague, Luxembourg and Shanghai. Martijn Vermeeren  heads up the team and acts as adviser and receiver in the settlement of insolvency issues, acquisitions, real estate matters and corporate disputes.

Practice head(s):

Martijn Vermeeren

Testimonials

‘Buren is very good value for money and has a proactive approach’.

‘Buren is not only a law firm, but also a real advisory company with a matter of fact approach’.

‘Buren has always been close to me and supported me’.

‘Perseverance, pragmatism and professionalism’.

‘Very strong focus on building hands-on working relationships with clients and other advisors alike’.

‘Buren has a team called Japan Practice, which often helped me with difficult legal events in Japanese as needed’.

Key clients

Oceanco

Vacansoleil

Milos

Enerray

Royal van Lent Shipyard

Royal Hakvoort Shipyard

Royal De Vries Shipyard

Healthcare institution Pluryn

Optixolar / Coolback Company

Mooy Beheer B.V.

De Roo Taxi B.V.

Ruwaard van Puttenziekenhuis

Work highlights

  • Advised shipyards Alblasserdam Yachtbuilding B.V. (Oceanco), Royal van Lent Shipyard B.V., Koninklijke De Vries Scheepsbouw B.V. and Royal Hakvoort Shipyard B.V. in an uncertain period with regards to the financial position of De Keizer Marine Engineering B.V., a key supplier to the shipyards.
  • Advising Enerray DT B.V., part of the Maccaferri Industrial Group, on restructuring its debts.
  • Assisted and advised Greenco Holding B.V. inter alia on preparing a bid for a purchase out of bankruptcy of certain assets and activities of Green4Health B.V. and GH Vastgoed B.V.

Netherlands > Commercial, corporate and M&a Tier 5

Buren has team members based in Amsterdam and The Hague and is also able to work with its overseas offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Luxembourg. The practice acts for a number of local mid-sized corporates and also serves as a gateway for multinational clients looking to invest into the Netherlands, an offering bolstered by its dedicated Japan, CIS, Russian and Latam desks. Pieter van den Berg , Paul Deloo  and Steven van der Waal  jointly lead the team alongside Paul Josephus Jitta.

Practice head(s):

Pieter van den Berg; Paul Deloo; Steven van der Waal; Paul Josephus Jitta

Other key lawyers:

Cees Frans Greeven; Peter van Dijk; Tjeerd Aghina

Testimonials

‘Good relevant knowledge and experience of M&A practice.’

‘The unique proposition is based on the total picture Buren offer for a fair price. They take time to understand the business, have  connections abroad and are very accurate in documentation. What comforts me most is the experience they had in understanding the strategy the opponent would have.’

‘When you are in a company merger process there is a lot to take care of. The partner involved was helping us in each step in a way we could handle it. Involvement in the process was high. What should be mentioned is the direct reactions and knowledge of the assistant. A lot of matters could be solved immediately that way.’

‘Excellent communication and professional assistance in challenging subjects.’

‘Paul Josephus Jitta kind and professional with the end in mind. This serves the client well. Just a pleasure to do business with.’

‘Swift personal attention, especially strong in interpreting and advising with regard to standard corporate structures and formalities.’

‘Paul Jitta is specialized in advising in corporate structures and formalities.’

‘Pieter Van den Bergh is recommended.’

Key clients

Planon Group

NMT

RTL

Petroserv Marine Inc.

Mitsubishi

VoloAgri Group, Inc.

Nova Resources B.V.

Atterbury Group

Royal Den Hartogh

Bausch Health

Work highlights

  • Advising Planon Group on the strategic investment by Schneider Electric in Planon Group.
  • Acted as legal counsel for Den Hartogh Global Logistics Co., Ltd, the buyer of the transaction.
  • Advised the (indirect) majority shareholder of New York Pizza Management B.V. on the sale of 75% its shares to Norwegian listed Orkla ASA and its reinvestment in the Newco.

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation Tier 5

Buren has offices in Amsterdam and The Hague, and is also well placed to handle China matters by virtue of its Beijing and Shanghai bases. It handles both domestic and international litigation, with a focus on corporate governance disputes, shareholder issues and post-M&A conflicts. The team is headed by Philip ter Burg , Li Jiao , Jonathan Gal , Paul Josephus Jitta and the Beijing-based Jan Holthuis .

Practice head(s):

Philip ter Burg; Jan Holthuis; Li Jiao; Jonathan Gal; Paul Josephus Jitta

Other key lawyers:

Ruud Brunninkhuis

Testimonials

‘The services provided by Buren are highly specialised and of a high quality’.

‘They are in permanent contact with the client and give a lot of security’.

‘Paul Josephus Jitta is the person who manages our affairs and his dedication and professionalism are greatly appreciated in the case he is defending before the Dutch courts’.

‘In-depth knowledge of the Spanish language is very important and appreciated in our case’.

Key clients

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited

Interlink Metals & Chemicals AG

Planon Software

Delta Electronics

Spherex Hong Kong Ltd.

Integrated Green Energy Solutions

HZPC Holding B.V.

WEH GmbH

Cloud Technology Solutions Limited

Orthocenter Group

Work highlights

  • Acts as lead counsel for HZPC Holding B.V., a globally active potato variety breeder, to protect the client’s plant variety rights (IP) in infringement litigation.
  • Assisted RAI Amsterdam B.V. to successfully registered three well-known trademarks in China, which were once rejected by China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) during the process of application.
  • Acted as counsel for Cathay Pacific Airways Limited in several cartel follow-on cases in which claim vehicles on behalf of groups of shippers claim damages from a number of airlines, including Cathay Pacific, fined by the European Commission for their alleged participation in an air cargo cartel.

Netherlands > Employment Tier 5

Buren’s internationally focused practice has offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, The Hague, Luxembourg and Shanghai, ensuring it is well placed to advise clients across Europe and Asia. With in-house civil-law notaries and tax advisors, the practice handles corporate employment work with ease. The team is jointly led by Suzan van de Kam and Epke Spijkerman.

Testimonials

‘Epke Spijkerman has the ability to see legal issues from a practical side’.

‘Buren are represented in different disciplines, such as labour law, privacy law and commercial contracts and are, as such, a one stop shop for all our legal requirements’.

‘The collaboration with Suzan van de Kam is excellent’.

‘Answers to legal questions are presented with the legal standpoints, the consequences and subsequently the most suitable position to take’.

‘Easy to approach; open communication; and direct contact with the lawyers’.

‘Very good in-depth knowledge of employment law and in-depth knowledge of our business’.

‘Generally competent legal advice, which is made concrete and understandable’.

‘The lawyers are competent in their various specialist areas and they always make you feel like the most important client’.

Key clients

Bally

Bausch Health

China Cargo Airlines Ltd.

Greenco B.V.

Lincoln Electric

Marsh B.V.

Medux B.V.

Planon B.V.

World forum

Zeeman TextielSupers B.V.

Work highlights

  • Appointed by Lincoln Smitweld B.V. to advise on a restructuring of the activities of Lincoln Smitweld B.V, which also involved a collective layoff of more than 75 employees.
  • Advised Planon Group on the strategic investment by Schneider Electric in Planon Group.
  • Advised Aludyne on the Dutch legal aspects of a cross-border asset-transaction and assisted with setting up a legal entity in the Netherlands.

The firm: BUREN is an independent, internationally oriented firm of lawyers, civil law notaries and tax lawyers with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, The Hague, Luxembourg and Shanghai. The firm’s heritage dates back to 1898. Although the firm has grown steadily, it has experienced its most significant growth over the past 20 years. BUREN has over 75 legal professionals providing a full range of legal services to domestic and international business clients who conduct business nationally and globally.

The firm offers sound legal solutions combined with a business acumen that ensures a holistic perspective to every legal and tax challenge that clients face. BUREN works closely together with its clients to tailor it’s provided solutions in alignment with the clients’ business goals.

International: BUREN has carefully established a global network with premier and reputable law firms and other service providers allowing us to assist you when navigating in national and international business transactions. In addition BUREN has dedicated regional practices (China, Japan, Germany, Hong Kong and Spain/Latin America) staffed by native speakers and professionals that have a profound knowledge of local business and culture.

Managing partners: Cees-Frans Greeven, Martijn Vermeeren
Number of partners: 18
Number of lawyers: 75
Languages: Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

Main areas of practice
Corporate M&A:
BUREN’s corporate practice group provides clients with advice and support on all aspects of their corporate requirements – including corporate restructurings, company law, corporate governance, company secretarial and compliance. Its integrated, multidisciplinary team has the resources and insight in M&A, tax, notarial, financial and capital markets, executive compensation and other relevant expertise to successfully structure and execute complex and less complex transactions. BUREN’s multi-jurisdictional footprint and international network offer seamless and fast assistance on cross-border aspects

Tax: BUREN’s tax group covers all aspects of tax law applicable in the Netherlands and Luxembourg including all international tax issues and is fully integrated in all its other practices with a strong focus on corporate transactions, including M&A and intra-group reorganizations, investment fund structuring and employment and benefits related matters.

Dispute resolution: BUREN’s litigation and dispute resolution team has broad and extensive experience in the field of litigation and operates on the highest level. Its experienced lawyers successfully settle complex disputes. When pursuing the clients’ aims, BUREN offers innovative solutions and a proactive approach.

BUREN’s lawyers have extensive experience in proceedings, not just at courts and courts of appeal in the Benelux, including proceedings at the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal, but also as team players in cross border disputes. They also have broad experience in international arbitration, including arbitration at the Netherlands Arbitration Institute, ICC, SIAC and ad-hoc.

Employment and benefits: BUREN’s employment and benefits team advises on the full spectrum of complex employment issues including litigation and dispute resolution, (European) works councils and unions and the employment aspects of corporate transactions. The firm advises and represents companies in respect of (collective) dismissals, reorganizations, national and European co-determination, Collective Labor Agreements (CAOs), flexible and temporary employment relationships, drafting and negotiating employment contracts, agency and contractor arrangements, secondment, corporate governance and boardroom and senior executive issues.

Real estate: BUREN’s real estate team has extensive experience in the development, redevelopment, construction, financing, purchase and lease of real estate projects. BUREN’s multi-lingual professionals are well equipped to assist our international clients. In addition, our real estate practice is known nationally for its specialist expertise in foreclosure auctions of real estate. BUREN’s real estate team advises developers, investors, contractors, financial institutions and end-users of real estate on their real estate interests in the Netherlands.

BUREN practice areas:
■ Agriculture
■ Banking and finance
■ Civil law notary
■ Commercial contracting
■ Corporate
■ Dispute resolution
■ Employment and benefits
■ Family law and estate planning
■ Foreign direct investment in China
■ Investment management
■ IT & IP
■ M&A and private equity
■ Real estate
■ Restructuring and insolvency
■ Settlement of estates
■ Tax

Regional 
■ China
■ Germany
■ Japan
■ Spain/Latin-America
■ Hong Kong

Associated office: DEKEN PRC Litigators is a Chinese registered niche law firm in Shanghai (registration no 2310120133016150) specialising in Chinese business dispute settlement. Our firm is independent from local interests and aims at achieving the highest ethical and professional standards.

Our clients are diverse and the disputes we handle often involve foreign related interest.

Deken is a member of the Global Insurance Law Connect network (GILC) and handles all insurance cases fort the network in China.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Tax, Investment Management, Corporate and M&A, Luxembourg, Spain/Latin-America Cees-Frans Greevenc.greeven@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8390 | +352 2644 0919 21
Corporate, Restructuring and insolvency Martijn Vermeerenm.vermeeren@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4200
Corporate, M&A, and Private Equity, Restructuring & Insolvency Pieter van den Bergp.vandenberg@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4822
Banking and finance, Civil Law Notary, Corporate, M&A and Private Equity, Russia/CIS Paul Deloop.deloo@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8393
Banking and finance, Capital Markets, Civil Law Notary, Corporate M&A, China, Japan Steven van der Waals.vanderwaal@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4295
Tax, M&A and Private Equity, Tax, Russia/CIS, Diplomat Desk Peter van Dijkp.vandijk@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4834
M&A and Private Equity, Spain/Latin-America, Corporate, Dispute Resolution Paul A. Josephus Jittap.josephusjitta@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8395
Agriculture, Commercial Contracting, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, IP & IT, FDI China, China Jan Holthuisj.holthuis@burenlegal.com+86 21 61730388
Dispute Resolution, Real estate Jonathan Galj.gal@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8390
Civil Law Notary, Real estate Gerbrand Schrickxg.schrickx@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4200
Employment & Benefits Epke Spijkermane.spijkerman@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8393
Employment & Benefits Suzan van de Kams.vandekam@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4297
Corporate, M&A and Private Equity Tjeerd Aghinat.aghina@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4836
Agriculture, Commercial Contracting, Dispute resolution, IP&IT Philip ter Burgp.terburg@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4828
Civil Law Notary, Real estate Kirsten Prickk.prick@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4200
Agriculture, Commercial Contracting, Dispute resolution, IP&IT, FDI in China, China Li Jiaol.jiao@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8390
Banking and finance, Capital Markets, Corporate Lous Vervuurtl.vervuurt@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4299
Luxembourg | Tax, Corporate, Investment Management, Real Estate, Spain/Latin-America David Córdovad.cordova@burenlegal.com+352 2644 0919 22
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Tjeerd Aghina photoMr Tjeerd AghinaTjeerd Aghina, partner and lawyer, specializes in mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and financing…
Marc Albasser photoMr Marc AlbasserMarc Albasser, Liste I lawyer in Luxembourg, specializes in advising clients on…
Ruud Brunninkhuis photoMr Ruud BrunninkhuisRuud Brunninkhuis, lawyer at BUREN, has a focus on (international) insolvency law and…
Paul Deloo photoMr Paul DelooPaul Deloo, partner and civil law notary, is specialized in general and…
Jonathan Gal photoMr Jonathan GalJonathan Gal, partner and lawyer, specializes in real estate transactions, project development,…
Cees-Frans Greeven photoMr Cees-Frans GreevenCees-Frans Greeven, managing partner, lawyer and tax lawyer, focuses on advising clients…
Friederike Henke photoMs Friederike HenkeFriederike Henke, lawyer (advocaat and Rechtsanwältin), heads BURENs German Desk. She specializes…
Jan Holthuis photoMr Jan HolthuisJan Holthuis, partner and lawyer, is an experienced advisor in China related…
Li Jiao photoMrs Li JiaoLi Jiao, partner and lawyer, specializes in insurance and reinsurance, corporate, contract…
Paul A. Josephus Jitta photoMr Paul A. Josephus JittaPaul A. Josephus Jitta, partner and lawyer, specializes in (inter)national corporate law.…
Kenji Okano - Heijmans photoMr Kenji Okano - HeijmansKenji Okano-Heijmans, a Dutch qualified lawyer at BUREN, was admitted to the…
Anne-Marie Oomen photoMrs Anne-Marie OomenAnne-Marie Oomen, candidate civil law notary, specializes in family law, inheritance and…
Kirsten Prick photoMr Kirsten PrickKirstin Prick, partner and candidate civil law notary, specialises in real estate…
Laurens Prickartz photoMr Laurens PrickartzLaurens Prickartz, lawyer, specialises in insolvency law and corporate law. He also…
Gerbrand Schrickx photoMr Gerbrand SchrickxGerbrand Schrickx, partner and civil law notary, has extensive expertise in commercial…
Epke Spijkerman photoMr Epke SpijkermanEpke Spijkerman, partner and lawyer, specializes in employment and employee participation law…
Martijn Vermeeren photoMr Martijn VermeerenMartijn Vermeeren’s, managing partner and lawyer, practice includes insolvency law and corporate…
Lous Vervuurt photoMs Lous VervuurtLous Vervuurt, senior counsel and lawyer, specializes in business law and financial…
Jing Ling Wang photoMrs Jing Ling WangJingling Wang is a former judge and a lawyer specialized in the…
Ingrid de Haan photoMrs Ingrid de HaanIngrid de Haan, candidate civil law notary, is specialized in (international) corporate…
Peter van Dijk photoMr Peter van DijkPeter van Dijk, partner and lawyer at BUREN, specializes in setting up corporate structures…
Tibert van Herk photoMr Tibert van HerkTibert van Herk, partner and candidate civil law notary, specializes in international…
Stefan van Wijk photoMr Stefan van WijkStefan van Wijk, partner and lawyer, focuses on insolvency law, financing and…
Suzan van de Kam photoMs Suzan van de KamSuzan, partner and lawyer, advises on a full spectrum of complex employment…
Pieter van den Berg photoMr Pieter van den BergPieter van den Berg, partner and lawyer, is head of the M&A…
Coen van der Mark photoMr Coen van der MarkCoen van der Mark, lawyer, specializes in (international) business law. He mainly…
Steven van der Waal photoMr Steven van der WaalSteven van der Waal, partner and civil law notary, advises national and…
Number of lawyers, civil law notaries and tax lawyers : 75
Chinese
Dutch
English
French
German
Japanese
Russian
Spanish
Other offices : Beijing
Other offices : The Hague
Other offices : Luxembourg
Other offices : Shanghai

The firm: BUREN is an independent, internationally oriented firm of lawyers, civil law notaries and tax lawyers with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, The Hague, Luxembourg and Shanghai. The firm’s heritage dates back to 1898. Although the firm has grown steadily, it has experienced its most significant growth over the past 20 years. BUREN has over 75 legal professionals providing a full range of legal services to domestic and international business clients who conduct business nationally and globally.

The firm offers sound legal solutions combined with a business acumen that ensures a holistic perspective to every legal and tax challenge that clients face. BUREN works closely together with its clients to tailor it’s provided solutions in alignment with the clients’ business goals.

International: BUREN has carefully established a global network with premier and reputable law firms and other service providers allowing us to assist you when navigating in national and international business transactions. In addition BUREN has dedicated regional practices (China, Japan, Germany, Hong Kong and Spain/Latin America) staffed by native speakers and professionals that have a profound knowledge of local business and culture.

Amsterdam: Our legal and tax advice is characterized by our knowledge of the market and partnership with our clients. To assist our corporate and international clients right at the financial heart of Amsterdam, we opened an office on the Zuidas in 2011.

All practices work closely together in a multidisciplinary team on mostly corporate and international cases. We keep the lines short and our network wide. We advise on legal, civil law and tax. Where appropriate, we involve our offices in Luxembourg, Shanghai, The Hague and Beijing in the process. Where necessary, we rely on leading law firms and tax advisers in Europe, the USA and the Far East.

Managing partners: Cees-Frans Greeven, Martijn Vermeeren
Number of partners: 18
Number of lawyers: 75
Languages: Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

Main areas of practice
Corporate M&A:
BUREN’s corporate practice group provides clients with advice and support on all aspects of their corporate requirements – including corporate restructurings, company law, corporate governance, company secretarial and compliance. Its integrated, multidisciplinary team has the resources and insight in M&A, tax, notarial, financial and capital markets, executive compensation and other relevant expertise to successfully structure and execute complex and less complex transactions. BUREN’s multi-jurisdictional footprint and international network offer seamless and fast assistance on cross-border aspects

Tax: BUREN’s tax group covers all aspects of tax law applicable in the Netherlands and Luxembourg including all international tax issues and is fully integrated in all its other practices with a strong focus on corporate transactions, including M&A and intra-group reorganizations, investment fund structuring and employment and benefits related matters.

Dispute resolution: BUREN’s litigation and dispute resolution team has broad and extensive experience in the field of litigation and operates on the highest level. Its experienced lawyers successfully settle complex disputes. When pursuing the clients’ aims, BUREN offers innovative solutions and a proactive approach.

BUREN’s lawyers have extensive experience in proceedings, not just at courts and courts of appeal in the Benelux, including proceedings at the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal, but also as team players in cross border disputes. They also have broad experience in international arbitration, including arbitration at the Netherlands Arbitration Institute, ICC, SIAC and ad-hoc.

Employment and benefits: BUREN’s employment and benefits team advises on the full spectrum of complex employment issues including litigation and dispute resolution, (European) works councils and unions and the employment aspects of corporate transactions. The firm advises and represents companies in respect of (collective) dismissals, reorganizations, national and European co-determination, Collective Labor Agreements (CAOs), flexible and temporary employment relationships, drafting and negotiating employment contracts, agency and contractor arrangements, secondment, corporate governance and boardroom and senior executive issues.

Real estate: BUREN’s real estate team has extensive experience in the development, redevelopment, construction, financing, purchase and lease of real estate projects. BUREN’s multi-lingual professionals are well equipped to assist our international clients. In addition, our real estate practice is known nationally for its specialist expertise in foreclosure auctions of real estate. BUREN’s real estate team advises developers, investors, contractors, financial institutions and end-users of real estate on their real estate interests in the Netherlands.

BUREN practice areas:
■ Agriculture
■ Banking and finance
■ Civil law notary
■ Commercial contracting
■ Corporate
■ Dispute resolution
■ Employment and benefits
■ Family law and estate planning
■ Foreign direct investment in China
■ Investment management
■ IT & IP
■ M&A and private equity
■ Real estate
■ Restructuring and insolvency
■ Settlement of estates
■ Tax

Regional 
■ China
■ Germany
■ Japan
■ Spain/Latin-America
■ Hong Kong

Associated office: DEKEN PRC Litigators is a Chinese registered niche law firm in Shanghai (registration no 2310120133016150) specialising in Chinese business dispute settlement. Our firm is independent from local interests and aims at achieving the highest ethical and professional standards.

Our clients are diverse and the disputes we handle often involve foreign related interest.

Deken is a member of the Global Insurance Law Connect network (GILC) and handles all insurance cases fort the network in China.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Tax, Investment Management, Corporate and M&A, Luxembourg, Spain/Latin-America Cees-Frans Greevenc.greeven@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8390 | +352 2644 0919 21
Corporate, Restructuring and insolvency Martijn Vermeerenm.vermeeren@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4200
Corporate, M&A, and Private Equity, Restructuring & Insolvency Pieter van den Bergp.vandenberg@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4822
Banking and finance, Civil Law Notary, Corporate, M&A and Private Equity, Russia/CIS Paul Deloop.deloo@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8393
Banking and finance, Capital Markets, Civil Law Notary, Corporate M&A, China, Japan Steven van der Waals.vanderwaal@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4295
Tax, M&A and Private Equity, Tax, Russia/CIS, Diplomat Desk Peter van Dijkp.vandijk@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4834
M&A and Private Equity, Spain/Latin-America, Corporate, Dispute Resolution Paul A. Josephus Jittap.josephusjitta@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8395
Agriculture, Commercial Contracting, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, IP & IT, FDI China, China Jan Holthuisj.holthuis@burenlegal.com+86 21 61730388
Dispute Resolution, Real estate Jonathan Galj.gal@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8390
Civil Law Notary, Real estate Gerbrand Schrickxg.schrickx@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4200
Employment & Benefits Epke Spijkermane.spijkerman@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8393
Employment & Benefits Suzan van de Kams.vandekam@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4297
Corporate, M&A and Private Equity Tjeerd Aghinat.aghina@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4836
Agriculture, Commercial Contracting, Dispute resolution, IP&IT Philip ter Burgp.terburg@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4828
Civil Law Notary, Real estate Kirsten Prickk.prick@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4200
Agriculture, Commercial Contracting, Dispute resolution, IP&IT, FDI in China, China Li Jiaol.jiao@burenlegal.com+31 20 333 8390
Banking and finance, Capital Markets, Corporate Lous Vervuurtl.vervuurt@burenlegal.com+31 70 318 4299
Luxembourg | Tax, Corporate, Investment Management, Real Estate, Spain/Latin-America David Córdovad.cordova@burenlegal.com+352 2644 0919 22
Number of lawyers, civil law notaries and tax lawyers : 75
Chinese
Dutch
English
French
German
Japanese
Russian
Spanish
Other offices : Beijing
Other offices : The Hague
Other offices : Luxembourg
Other offices : Shanghai