Firm Profile > Atlas Tax Lawyers > Amsterdam, Netherlands

Atlas Tax Lawyers

Tax Tier 2

Tax boutique Atlas Tax Lawyers boasts an extensive, versatile team covering all demands of transactions, advisory and litigation, including transfer pricing, global indirect tax and private client matters. Practice leaders Roelof GerritsenBoudewijn Niels and Frank Schwarte are all highly experienced professionals. Significant changes to the team in the past year included the arrival of five senior associates and a counsel from various highly-ranked firms, and the promotion to partner of Frederik Mulder  .

Practice head(s):

Roelof Gerritsen; Boudewijn Niels: Frank Schwarte

Other key lawyers:

Matthijs Wierenga; Ivo Kuipers; Johan Visser


The Atlas team is hands-on, knowledgeable and fun to work with. They have a proven track-record and in-debth knowledge of fund formation and (tax) related aspects of M&A projects. The team is well known by peers, which is helpful in M&A projects.

The senior team connects easily and, also very importantly, picks up the phone. Frederik Mulder is sharp, good with numbers and has the ability to convert complicated tax matters to something that people not regularly involved with these issues can understand. This is, for example, very helpful when dealing with management teams of portfolio companies. Matthijs Wierenga is the go-to person for all questions regarding fund formation and carried interest. He is very knowledgeable in this field, also taking into account VAT and wage tax aspects and always keeping in mind the commercial and fiscal interests of both the investors and the fund managers.

Their strengths include: tax expertise, follow-up of outstanding tax issues of the company, easy going relationhip with both local and corporate in-house teams, dedication of the whole Atlas team and relationship with tax authories.

Boudewijn Niels is recomended for his tax expertise, analytical and practical approach to tax issues, negotiation skills in M&A transactions and knowledge of telco sector.’

Strong team with international focus.’

Straightforward, sounding board, personal touch.’

Key clients

Capital A

Active Capital Company

Cellnex Telecom


Corum Asset Management

Parcom Capital


Standard Investment



AP Wireless


European Dental Group

Atlas is the largest independent  tax law firm in the Netherlands, founded in 2010 and located in the city centre of Amsterdam. Atlas offers the best of two worlds: a high-end boutique approach and experience and the expertise of a large firm. By restricting its practice to tax, Atlas is able to provide the skills and commitment required by its clients. The firm is renowned for its work in the field of private equity, M&A, corporates, transfer pricing,  indirect tax, real estate, customs, compliance, private clients and wage tax. With a solid expertise and background, combined with an in-depth knowledge of the market, Atlas offers reliable and tailor-made solutions for its clients. The company aims to be a sparring partner and trusted advisor for its clients. Atlas Tax Lawyers is accredited by the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors (NOB).

 All our senior tax lawyers have a background with reputed tax and law firms. We offer clients the highest quality tax advice while retaining the senior involvement and hands-on approach of a boutique firm. Atlas has a first-rate reputation amongst clients, peers and the Dutch tax authorities. We are regarded by many multinational companies as a reliable alternative to the “Big Four” accountancy firms and top-tier Dutch law firms. We are the preferred tax advisor for Dutch boutique corporate law firms and the largest Dutch firms without dedicated tax departments, providing tax advice on all their matters and transactions.

Atlas is part of WTS Global, a leading global tax practice offering the full range of tax services with representation in over 100 countries. The member firms of WTS Global are carefully selected through stringent quality reviews. For more information please see:

Our clients also benefit from our strong links with Tiberghien , with whom we cooperate frequently and have established a close relationship under the name T/A International. With offices in Amsterdam, Antwerp, Brussels, Luxembourg, Ghent and Zurich, T/A International brings together over 130 tax lawyers across four jurisdictions. Operating as a single firm, Atlas and Tiberghien provide swift and top-quality Benelux tax advice.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate Roelof Gerritsen
Investment Funds Matthijs Wierenga
Transfer Pricing Frank Schwarte
Indirect Tax Johan Visser
M&A, Tax Disputes Boudewijn Niels
Private Clients Bas Leensma
Employment & Compensation Frederik Mulder
International Tax Structuring Ivo Kuipers
Partners : 8
Senior Associates : 8
Associates : 18
Counsels : 7
Business Support : 11
WTS Global
IBA (International Bar Association)
IFA (International Fiscal Association)