Bond Advocaten > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Firm Profile

Bond Advocaten
Herengracht 495
1017 BT

Netherlands > Banking and finance: Borrower side Tier 4

Bond Advocaten is a boutique firm that focuses on finance matters with particular strength in project and real estate finance. The team also frequently advises on acquisition finance, corporate debt, bilateral loans, and asset finance. Joannes de Bont focuses on complex transactions and is an expert in matters concerning Dutch security rights. Jan-Joost van Rijsbergen and Robert Steeg, who has experience advising on all aspects of domestic and international finance transactions, are also prominent members of the team.

Practice head(s):

Jan-Joost van Rijsbergen; Joannes de Bont; Robert Steeg


‘Bond Advocaten is a true trailblazer in the legal industry. With its commitment to excellence, and an unparalleled team of legal professionals, this practice stands out as a shining example of legal expertise and client-centric service.’

‘Bond Advocaten boasts a team of attorneys with diverse legal backgrounds, allowing them to provide comprehensive solutions across various practice areas. This multidisciplinary approach ensures clients receive well-rounded advice tailored to their specific needs.’

‘The team are knowledgeable, pragmatic, swift in their replies and are always very pleasant to work with.’

‘Joannes de Bont is an excellent lawyer with practical and clever solutions for problems that arise along the way of a project financing.’

‘Jan-Joost van Rijsbergen is not only an expert in his field but also stands out for his communication skills with all stakeholders in the process.’

‘Bond Advocaten sets itself apart through its unwavering dedication to providing clients with the highest calibre of legal representation.’

‘Potential clients would be pleased to know that the team is not just knowledgeable, but they’re also great listeners. They prioritise understanding the specific needs and challenges of each client and then craft tailored solutions.’

‘While other firms may offer similar services, what sets this practice apart is their people-first approach. They believe in nurturing relationships, ensuring that clients feel valued, and are confident in the solutions provided.’

Key clients

Ausnutria Dairy Corporation

AFI Europe N.V.


ASN Bank

ASR Real Estate

Berliner Volksbank EG

Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A.

Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

Credit Linked Beheer

Ctac N.V.

De Vrije Blick



Freshstream Investment Partners

Holland Casino N.V.

ING Bank N.V.




NewPort Capital

SAA Verzekeringen N.V.


SHS Capital


Work highlights

  • Advised Germany-based healthcare specialist SHS Capital on the financing of the investment in CAM Bioceramics, a manufacturer of calcium phosphate solutions.
  • Advised ASN Bank (a Dutch green bank) on the senior tranche of the EUR 32m financing of Opcharge, a Dutch supplier for EV charging solutions in the Netherlands.
  • Advised EBS on the EUR 134m financing of its acquisition of ZE bus vehicles and charging infrastructure from Keolis in connection with the new IJssel-Vecht concession.