Osborne Clarke bolsters its international tax offering with appointment of new Dutch Partner
International legal practice Osborne Clarke has hired tax specialist Job van der Pol to strengthen its international tax practice group.
Previously at Freshfields in Amsterdam, Job joins Osborne Clarke in the Netherlands as a Partner and head of its tax team.
Listed as a “next generation lawyer” by Legal 500, Job is a highly versatile tax lawyer who brings with him strong domestic and international experience. Job advises on the tax aspects of M&A and real estate transactions, including structuring and negotiating cross-border investments; and regularly works with US and other multinational clients on their European tax issues.
Job has acted on a number of high-profile tax cases arising from the European Commission’s state aid investigations into tax rulings issued to multi-national companies – both during the investigations and appeals phases. He also assists clients on a wide range of tax related disputes. Job is a member of the Amsterdam Bar and of the Young IFA Netherlands committee.
Bas Beenen, Managing Partner at Osborne Clarke in the Netherlands, commented:
“The tax landscape is ever evolving and when we recruit new partners we’re looking for experts who can advise in the context of that evolving landscape. With international tax rules in the spotlight more than ever before, Job’s knowledge, transactional experience and high-profile work make him an ideal fit for us as we look to meet our clients’ future needs in the Netherlands and internationally.”
Osborne Clarke’s international corporate tax team works closely with a premier client base of major international corporates and FTSE250 companies advising on all manner of taxation issues, from investment funds, corporate transactions and property tax, right through to employee and expatriate services, private client, disputes and VAT.