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Houthoff Buruma

Amsterdam

  • Gustav Mahlerplein 50
  • Amsterdam
  • North Holland
  • Netherlands
  • 1082 MA
  • Tel:+31 20 605 6000
  • Fax:+31 20 605 6700
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  • Managing Partners: Walter van Overbeek, Johan Rijlaarsdam
  • Number of partners: 57
  • Number of lawyers: 285

Firm Overview:
Houthoff Buruma is a long-established Netherlands based law firm with over 250 lawyers worldwide. This multi-award winning independent law firm prides itself in its proven ability to deal with a full spectrum of legal services that have helped shape industries and the economy. With its straight to-the-point no-nonsense high quality advice it has carved a niche for itself as a new elite amongst the leading high-end law firms.

Main Areas of Practice:
The firm’s lawyers in each practice area and across its offices work collaboratively to help clients assess new opportunities and manage risk in a redefined marketplace. Its focus lies on four pillars, which contain the full range of legal advice.

Corporate / M&A / Private Equity:
Houthoff Buruma is an M&A power house with a 21 man strong team of 13 partners and 8 counsels. Experience in advising corporates and their leaders in complex circumstances has fine-tuned this firm’s ability to understand the unique aspects of each situation and the objectives of the client. Thinking comprehensively about the many layers of consequence that may flow from a particular decision makes this team suited to providing sound advice to senior decision makers. 

Financial Markets:
Houthoff Buruma has a vision on economic growth that is productive, sustainable and inclusive. Harnessing the firm’s significant knowledge of financial institutions, Houthoff Buruma has one of the largest Financial Markets Teams in the Netherlands helping clients to respond to regulatory developments and evolving industry best practices. The firm also draws from a pool of first tier real estate experts, offering clients expertise in restructurings, recapitalisations and investments in/ sale of debt and equity instruments related to the real estate industry. It also gives the firm an edge in PPP, project finance and asset finance.

Dispute Resolution:
At the vanguard of critical issues affecting business Houthoff Buruma has remained the chosen firm to represent companies in matters most critical to their business and reputation. The firm is one of less than a handful of firms that have the capacity and knowledge to handle proceedings in the Supreme Court, adding several successful landmark cases to its name in the past years.

Restructuring & Recovery:
As the fabric of the global economic environment unravelled, Houthoff Buruma partnered with clients to respond to unprecedented circumstances with innovative solutions and sound legal judgement. Houthoff Buruma has handled some unique restructuring and recovery cases in the past year, being praised for constructive solutions.

Areas of Practice

  • Agrifood
  • Asset Finance & Structured Finance
  • Automotive
  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Construction
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Corporate Criminal
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Emerging Markets
  • Energy & Utilities
  • EU & Competition
  • Finance Litigation
  • Financial Markets Regulation
  • Health Care
  • Insolvency, Restructuring & Recovery
  • Insurance & Reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Management
  • IT & Internet
  • Labour & Employment
  • Notarial
  • Outsourcing
  • Pensions & Employee Benefits
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Private Equity
  • Projects & Project Finance
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate
  • Supreme Court Litigation
  • Tax
  • Telecom, Media & Technology
  • Transport & Logistics

Branches

  • Gustav Mahlerplein 50,
  • Amsterdam,
  • North Holland
  • Netherlands
  • 1082 MA
  • Tel +31 20 605 6000
  • Fax +31 20 605 6700
  • Website : www.houthoff.com
  • Weena 355,
  • PO Box 1507,
  • Rotterdam,
  • South Holland
  • Netherlands
  • 3000 BM
  • Tel + 31 10 217 2000
  • Fax + 31 10 217 2700
  • Keizerslaan 5,
  • Brussels,
  • Brussels Capital Region
  • Belgium
  • B-1000
  • Tel +32 2 507 9800
  • Fax +32 2 507 9898
  • 33 Sun Street,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC2M 2PY
  • Tel +44 20 7422 5050
  • Fax +44 20 7422 5050
  • 120 West 45th Street, 19th floor,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10036
  • Tel +1 212 403 6701