Mr Ep Hannema > Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh > Rotterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh

Work Department

Corporate / M&A




Ep Hannema joined Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh as a Corporate Partner on 1 January 2022. Ep started as a lawyer at Nauta Dutilh in 1988 and then worked as a partner at Houthoff before setting up the Amsterdam office of Norton Rose Fulbright with a number of colleagues in 2002.

His corporate law practice consists mainly of counselling on (distressed) M&A transactions and advising boards of directors and supervisory boards on legal issues with a significant strategic component. He has extensive experience in (large) acquisitions, including BMW’s €3.5 billion acquisition of ING Car Lease. The sectors in which he is most active are Financial Institutions and Retail (food and non-food).

In 2019/2020 Ep completed the special course ‘Financial and Economic Criminal Law’ at the VU in Amsterdam. In addition, he has been active for more than 18 years as a supervisory director at listed companies and family businesses, and has also been involved  in management for many years at Norton Rose Fulbright, both in the Netherlands as well as internationally.


Dutch, English

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Commercial, corporate and M&a

With experience in the environmental, sustainability and IT sectors, Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh acts for key clients in the Benelux region on domestic and cross-border M&A, joint ventures and general corporate mandates. Based in Rotterdam, practice leader Ep Hannema advises on distressed M&A and is noted for his expertise in the financial services, technology and retail industries.