Bernard specialises in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate litigation, public takeovers, corporate governance and capital markets. He advises on numerous national and international public takeovers, disposals and joint ventures, and more recently on a number of contested public takeovers. His practice also includes corporate litigation and acting as regular outside counsel on governance issues related to public and private companies in the Netherlands.
Bernard regularly speaks on takeovers at international and national conferences and lectures on public offers and corporate governance in the Netherlands.
Partner since 1995.
Attended University of Leiden.