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Firm Profile

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Firm Profile


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  • Claude Debussylaan 80
  • Amsterdam
  • North Holland
  • Netherlands
  • 1082 MD Amsterdam

Firm profile submitted by De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Managing Partner: Geert Potjewijd
Number of partners: 60 Number of lawyers: 336
Languages: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek is an international law firm that is deeply rooted in the Netherlands. De Brauw advises most of the largest multinationals with headquarters in the Netherlands. De Brauw specialises in high-quality legal advice in complex transactions, proceedings and compliance issues for companies and financial institutions.
Over the years, De Brauw has built up a large and close-knit international network of renowned law firms. About 660 individuals are on staff at De Brauw in Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Shanghai and Singapore.

■Banking & Finance
■Capital Markets
■Competition & Regulation
■Corporate / M&A
■Corporate Advisory
■Corporate Governance
■Corporate Recovery & Insolvency
■Dispute & Risk Management
■Employment & Employee Benefits
■Energy, Infrastructure & Environment
■Financial Markets Regulation
■Healthcare & Life Science
■Intellectual Property
■International Trade
■Investment Management
■Media, Sports & Entertainment
■Privacy & Data Security
■Private Equity
■Real Estate
■Regulatory & Criminal Enforcement
■Supreme Court Litigation

International Work:
De Brauw ensures that its clients receive the best legal advice available, collaborating with expert local counsel throughout the world as needed. This allows De Brauw to be well-equipped to act at the national and international levels; De Brauw is committed to attracting and educating a diverse group of non-Dutch junior associates, whilst also hiring experienced senior associates, all qualified in their jurisdictions of origin.

With this mix of backgrounds, De Brauw is able to best serve its clients in their cross-border matters throughout the world from its headquarters in the Netherlands, and its offices in Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Shanghai and Singapore.

De Brauw is able to guarantee client access to outstanding global legal services based on its longstanding relationships with top-tier law firms in all major jurisdictions. In consultation with its clients, De Brauw is able to choose the right local partner firm, while at the same time retaining oversight of any given matter, providing one team, one solution.


  • De Meeûssquare 40,
  • 1000 Brussels,
  • Brussels,
  • Brussels Capital Region
  • Belgium
  • Tel +32 2 545 1100
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Unit 02, 32nd Floor, Wheelock Square,
  • 1717 Nanjing West Road, Jing’an,
  • Shanghai,
  • China
  • 200040
  • Tel +86 21 2227 3000
  • Email : [email protected]
  • MBFC Tower 3,
  • 17/F, 12 Marina Boulevard,
  • Singapore,
  • Singapore Island
  • Singapore
  • 018982
  • Tel +65 6809 5017
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 125 Old Broad Street,
  • 17th Floor,
  • London,
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC2N 1AR
  • Tel +44 20 7374 0086
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Rockefeller Center,
  • 1270 Avenue of the Americas,
  • 18th Floor,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10020
  • Tel +1 212 259 4100
  • Email : [email protected]