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Buren N.V.

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Managing Partners: Pieter van der Berg, Paul Deloo
Number of Partners: 16
Number of Lawyers: 70
Languages: Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Luxembourgish, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Ukrainian

Firm Overview:
Buren is an independent, internationally oriented firm of lawyers, notaries and tax lawyers with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, The Hague, Luxembourg and Shanghai. The firm's heritage dates back to 1898 although the firm has experienced its most rapid growth over the past 15 years. Buren has over 70 legal professionals providing a full range of legal services to domestic and international business clients who conduct business nationally and globally.

The firm offers sound legal solutions combined with a business acumen that ensures a holistic per-spective to every legal and tax challenge that clients face. Buren works closely together with its cli-ents to tailor it’s provided solutions in alignment with the clients’ business goals.

Buren has carefully established a global network with premier and reputable law firms and other ser-vice providers allowing us to assist you when navigating in national and international business trans-actions. In addition Buren has dedicated regional Practices (China, Japan, CIS/Russia, Germany, Hong Kong and Latin America) staffed by native speakers and professionals that have a profound knowledge of local business and culture. 

Main Areas of Practice:

Buren’s corporate practice group provides clients with advice and support on all aspects of their corpo-rate requirements - including corporate restructurings, company law, corporate governance, company secretarial and compliance. Its integrated, multidisciplinary team has the resources and insight in M&A, tax, notarial, financial and capital markets, executive compensation and other relevant expertise to suc-cessfully structure and execute complex and less complex transactions. Buren's multi-jurisdictional footprint and international network offer seamless and fast assistance on cross-border aspects

Buren’s tax group covers all aspects of tax law applicable in the Netherlands and Luxembourg including all international tax issues and is fully integrated in all its other practices with a strong focus on corpo-rate transactions, including M&A and intra-group reorganizations, investment fund structuring and em-ployment & benefits related matters.

Dispute Resolution:
Buren’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team has broad and extensive experience in the field of litigation and operates on the highest level. Its experienced lawyers successfully settle complex disputes. When pursuing the clients’ aims, Buren offers innovative solutions and a proactive approach. 

Buren's lawyers have extensive experience in proceedings, not just at courts and courts of appeal in the Benelux, including proceedings at the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal, but also as team players in cross border disputes. They also have broad experience in international arbitration, including arbitration at the Netherlands Arbitration Institute, ICC, SIAC and ad-hoc. 

Buren’s Employment & Benefits team advises on the full spectrum of complex employment issues including litigation and dispute resolution, (European) works councils and unions and the employment aspects of corporate transactions. The firm advises and represents companies in respect of (collective) dismissals, reorganizations, national and European co-determination, Collective Labor Agreements (CAOs), flexible and temporary employment relationships, drafting and negotiating employment contracts, agency and contractor arrangements, secondment, corporate governance and boardroom and senior executive issues.

Practice Areas:

Buren Practice Areas:
■ Agriculture
■ Banking & Finance
■ Civil Law Notary
■ Commercial Contracting
■ Corporate
■ Diplomat Desk
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Employment & Benefits
■ Family Law & Estate Planning
■ Chinese Foreign Direct Investment
■ Investment Management
■ IT & IP
■ M&A and Private Equity
■ Real Estate
■ Restructuring & Insolvency
■ Tax

Regional Focus:
■ China
■ Germany/Austria
■ Japan
■ Latin-America
■ Russia/CIS
■ Hong Kong

Associated Office: DEKEN

DEKEN PRC Litigators is a Chinese registered niche law firm in Shanghai (registration no 2310120133016150) specialising in Chinese business dispute settlement. Our firm is independent from local interests and aims at achieving the highest ethical and professional standards.

Our clients are diverse and the disputes we handle often involve foreign related interest.

Deken is a member of the Global Insurance Law Connect network (GILC) and handles all insurance cases fort the network in China.


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