I am Hans Witteveen
Corporate and M&A specialist
Private Equity specialist

Hans Witteveen

Hans is the resident partner in our London office. He only practices Dutch law.

Hans specialises in Dutch corporate law, including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance transactions, acting for private equity funds, multinationals and financial institutions.

Before heading up the London office, Hans was a resident partner in our New York office. Prior to this he worked at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York (2000-2001) and in the period from 1994 until relocating to New York in 1998 he was in the M&A group of our Amsterdam office.

Hans is an officer of the Corporate and M&A Law Committee of the International Bar Association. In addition, he is a member of the Netherlands Bar Association, the American Bar Association and a Registered European Lawyer registered with the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales. 

He is regularly invited to speak on M&A and private equity subjects.

  • Languages: Dutch, English
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 1994
  • Partner since: 2001

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