Mr Steven van der Waal > Buren > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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Strawinskylaan 1441
1077 XX Amsterdam

Work Department

Civil Law Notary, Corporate, M&A and Private Equity, Banking & Finance, China, Japan


Steven van der Waal, of counsel  and former civil law notary, advises national and international clients – both listed and non-listed companies – in a variety of areas, such as mergers and acquisitions, private equity, restructuring, financing transactions, share and bond issues, and share option plans.

Steven is the head of BUREN’s Japan desk and has now been working for more than twenty-five years for clients primarily from Asia and the Middle East. He is a visiting professor at the Law Schools of the Guizhou University and the Guiyang University in China. He regularly travels to China to deliver lectures to the law students at this university.


Steven was appointed as a civil law notary in 2001 and he joined BUREN in 2009.


Dutch and English.


Steven graduated from the University Leiden in Dutch law in 1989.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Commercial, corporate and M&A

The team at Buren has solid expertise in advising on joint ventures, restructurings, and domestic and international M&A transactions. The practice is led by the quartet of Paul Deloo, the ‘very strongPaul Josephus Jitta, who has experience of corporate litigation, Steven van der Waal and Pieter van den Berg, who handles M&A deals, joint ventures and disposals.