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Atlas Tax Lawyers

Netherlands > Tax Tier 2

Independent boutique firm Atlas Tax Lawyers has established a notable presence in the Dutch market. In addition to acting for Dutch multinationals, it generates mandates from international corporates headquartered in other countries, such as Belgium and Sweden. Johan Visser, who was appointed partner in 2021, has particular expertise in advising US companies operating in the digital economy on global indirect tax and digital services tax issues. The group also includes Roelof Gerritsen, who specialises in assisting foreign companies with the tax aspects involved in them establishing operations in the Netherlands. Firm co-founder Ivo Kuipers is a go-to for advice on matters such as cross-border structurings, restructurings, financings and joint ventures. Matthijs Wierenga, Frank Schwarte and Boudewijn Niels are other key practitioners at the firm, which also undertakes mandates concerning transfer pricing, wage tax, private wealth and estate planning issues. Dispute resolution is another driver of activity for the team.

Practice head(s):

Roelof Gerritsen; Matthijs Wierenga; Boudewijn Niels; Frank Schwarte; Johan Visser; Ivo Kuipers


Exceptional working relationship, professional and personal speaking, deep knowledge of the Netherlands tax area; holistic view and full availability for their clients.’

‘Highly skilled professionals, reasonably priced and responsive boutique firm.’

‘Fun people with broad knowledge and they are always available for a catch up. Ivo Kuipers (for corporate tax) and Johan Visser (for indirect tax) are my go-to guys.’

‘Very knowledgeable of PE and VC and fast in delivering excellent tax advice. Good client care and communication skills.’

Key clients

Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners

Cellnex Telekom SA




Van Lanschot



Work highlights

  • Advising Cellnex Telecom SA, a major player in the telecoms infrastructure industry, on its circa €600m acquisition of T-Mobile Infra from Deutsche Telekom.
  • Acting for DTCP on the set up of its circa €2bn strategic telecoms infrastructure fund, of which Cellnex Telekom and Cellnex are the cornerstone investors, and the structuring of its circa €600m acquisition of a 38% stake in Cellnex Netherlands, the Dutch part of the Cellnex group.
  • Acting for Quadrum on the set-up of its third €250m fund.

Atlas is an independent tax-only law firm with 50 tax lawyers located in the city center of Amsterdam. The boutique-style approach combined with being highly skilled in taxation enables Atlas to provide tax services to their clients with a personal touch while operating alongside the largest advisory firms.

The services offered by Atlas cover the full range of tax advisory and compliance services. Fully engaged small teams work in partnership with clients to foster long-term relationships and to act as their trusted advisor. A customer-centered agile approach enables Atlas to fully understand the clients’ needs, providing them with bespoke service and advice tailored to their circumstances.

Although Atlas is all about tax, we cooperate with specialists in other fields matching our level of experience, reliability and personal approach to provide multidisciplinary expert advice to our clients if needed. Atlas is accredited by the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB).

With representation in over 100 countries, WTS Global is a leading international tax practice offering the full range of tax services. Atlas is a member of the exclusive WTS Global network. All WTS Global member firms are carefully selected through stringent quality reviews, and are strong local players in their home markets.

WTS Global deliberately refrains from conducting annual audits to avoid any conflicts of interest and to be the long-term trusted advisor for its international clients. Clients of WTS Global include multinational companies, international mid-size companies as well as private clients and family offices.

Corporate Roelof
Investment Funds Matthijs
Transfer Pricing Frank
Indirect Tax Johan
M&A, Tax Disputes Boudewijn
Private Clients Bas
Private Clients Sebastiaan
Employment & Compensation Frederik
International Tax Structuring Ivo
Partners : 9
Senior Associates : 15
Associates : 21
Counsels : 2
Business Support : 14
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IBA (International Bar Association)
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