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Atlas Tax Lawyers

Tax Tier 2

With the arrival of Johan Visser and of counsel Gooike van Slooten from Baker McKenzie, the team at boutique firm Atlas Tax Lawyers has expanded its strength in global reorganisation, M&A, and indirect tax matters relating to international supply chains, including customs classification and valuation matters. Counsel Mireille Hendrikx is another new addition to the 'pragmatic' team. The practice acts for global multinationals across various industries, including oil and gas, and media, as well as a number of Silicon Valley technology firms and breweries. Core team members include Roelof GerritsenBas LeensmaFrank Schwarte and Matthijs WierengaJoël Wessels left the firm in March 2019.


Pragmatic, deal-driven approach, willing to negotiate to get the deal done.

Practical excellence. They know their stuff, but do not over complicate matters for the client. Small teams with partner involvement throughout the process.

Key clients

Capital A

Active Capital Company


Apax France

Corum Asset Management

Syntrus Achmea

Parcom Capital





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)