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Chairman: Johan Westerhof
Managing Partners: Johan Westerhof, Jan Padberg, Frank Zandee
Number of partners: 19
Number of lawyers: 150
Languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese Mandarin

Firm Overview:
Our advisors understand our clients’ business, market and the implications of the latest trends and developments. Our goal is to contribute to the success of our clients. It is our constant aim to help you realize the full potential of legal options. That is why clients can expect us to show commitment and a proactive, targeted approach, as well as excellent legal service.

Main Areas of Practice: 

-Corporate & Commercial Law
-Corporate Recovery & Insolvency
-Transaction Law
-Mergers & Acquisitions
-Private Equity
-Employment Law
-Real Estate
-Pension Law
-Financial Regulatory Law
-Government & Public Sector
-Health Care
-IP, IT & Privacy
-IT & Digital Law
-State Aid
-Power & Utilities
-Oil & Gas
-Finance Law
-Competition Law

HVG Law offers legal services in the following practice areas: corporate law, commercial transactions, corporate recovery and insolvency, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, IP, IT and privacy, financial services (pension law and financial regulatory), finance law, real estate and competition law and regulated markets.

In addition, the firm focuses on a number of specific sectors: energy (power and utilities and oil and gas), government and public sector and health, technology and telecommunications and private equity.

In order to assist Dutch companies doing business in Japan and to support Japanese companies in mastering the many legal challenges in Europe, HVG Law has set up a special legal team.

The team consists of experienced civil law notaries, lawyers out of which three are fluent Japanese speakers, as well as a native Japanese customer service manager.

The HVG Innovation team has a focus on advising (international) startups and scale-ups with their new business in the Netherlands.