Areas of Expertise

(cross-border) transactions (M&A), corporate restructuring, collaborative arrangements (joint ventures, private partnerships, agreements), (governance) consultant to management boards and supervisory boards


Laurens is active in the fields of national and international corporate law. He specializes in national and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and financing transactions, the reorganization and restructuring of national and international large and medium0sized concerns, including insurance companies and penion funds, and in the organization and reorganization of contractual and other forms of collaborative arrangements (private companies).


Laurens graduated in Notarial Law from Leiden University in September 2004. He completed his Notarial Professional Education in January 2008,

Other Information

Laurens started his career at Loyens and Loeff N.V. in 2004, where he acquired experience in both the real estate section and the national and international corporate law section. Het joined VBC Notarissen on 1 January 2014. As from January 2016 Laurens is civil-law notary in Amsterdam and is responsible for the Amsterdam office of VBC Notarissen.

Laurens regularly publishes in (and is collaborator of some scientific journals. Furthermore he gives courses, lectures and workshops on corporate law and general notarial practice.

Laurens is a member of some scientific organizations, including the Vereniging van Notarieel Ondernemingsrecht Specialisten (Notary association of corporate law specialists, VOC), de Vereeniging Handelsrecht (Commercial law association) and the Dutch Corporate Finance Association (DCFA).