Niels is an associate in the Amsterdam corporate team, focused on mid-market private M&A transactions in the Tech, Media & Comms (TMC) and Real Estate sectors.

He is dedicated to building relationships with our clients and gaining in-depth knowledge about their businesses and the markets they act in. Particularly keen on advising on joint ventures, corporate governance, acquisitions and (private) equity investments. He also assists clients with their general day-to-day company law and corporate governance matters.

Niels joined Osborne Clarke six months after the Amsterdam office was set up, after obtaining his master’s degree from Utrecht University. His studies focused on international trade law, corporate transactions and general (commercial) contracting law.

Before joining Osborne Clarke, Niels worked for several Dutch law firms as legal intern.

Niels has registered the following principal and secondary legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):
– Principal: Corporate law.
– Secondary: Directors’ and officers’ liability; mergers and acquisitions; companies; associations and foundations.

Based on this registration, he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.