Houthoff Buruma
Member firm for Netherlands

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.

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 / Mergers and Acquisitions / Private Equity Houthoff Buruma is a Mergers and Acquisitions power house with a strong team including 11 partners and eight 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 Groups 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, recapitalizations and investments in/sale of debt and equity instruments related to the real estate industry. It also gives the firm an edge in public private partnership, 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 and 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 judgment. Houthoff Buruma has handled some unique restructuring and recovery cases in the past year, being praised for constructive solutions.

Other Offices

Houthoff Buruma
Boulevard de l'Empereur 5
Brussels, 1000
Belgium
Tel. 32.2.507.98.00
Fax No fax number provided


Houthoff Buruma
33 Sun Street
London, EC2M 2PY
England
Tel. 44.20.7422.5041
Fax 44.20.7422.0022

Oscar van Angeren
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Houthoff Buruma
Weena 355
Rotterdam, 3013 AL
Netherlands
Tel. 31.10.217.20.00
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Dirk Knottenbelt
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Jan-Paul van der Hoek
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Houthoff Buruma
120 West 45th Street, 19th Floor
New York, New York 10036
USA
Tel. 1.212.403.6701
Fax No fax number provided

Helena Sprenger
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