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Notaries / Partners

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F.J.M.I. van Rijckevorsel van Kessel (Frans)

Civil law notary

Education

  • Specialist training as Estate Planner, 2004
  • Notarial law, Leiden University, 1986.

Professional experience

  • BarentsKrans N.V. (partner)

Specialises in:

Incorporating (complex) associations and foundations, and advising industry associations and other organisations on governance issues.

Frans is on the board of a variety of public service institutions. As a certified executor, he is a member of Stichting Certificering Executeurs.

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E.D. Smit (Eelko)

Civil law notary

Education

  • Post-graduate specialist programme: corporate transactions, Grotius Academy, 2005
  • Notarial and Dutch law, Leiden University, 1992

Professional experience

  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek 1992-1994
  • Hoevenaars Van Velzen Van 't Hoff notarissen 1995-1999
  • Buren advocaten notarissen belastingadviseurs 2000-2014

Specialises in:

International corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations, financing and refinancing, advising management and directors and major shareholders, business successions, management buyouts, corporate finance, joint ventures and (employee) participations.

Eelko’s area of expertise further extends to (corporate governance in) the healthcare industry and providing advice to franchise organisations.

Eelko’s board positions include:

  • Chair of the working party on corporate law of Network of Civil Law Notaries
  • Lecturer of corporate law at Stichting Beroepsopleiding Notariaat

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T.J. Burgemeestre (Thierry)

Civil law notary

Education

  • Post-graduate specialist programme: corporate and business law, Grotius Academy, 2011
  • Leiden University, 2001

Professional experience

  • Van Lanschot Bankiers (senior legal account manager Trust)
  • BarentsKrans N.V.
  • Roelen, notarissen
  • TeekensKarstens advocaten notarissen

Specialises in:

Business law

Advising on and implementing restructurings, participations (venture capital, private equity) as well as (cross-border) mergers and acquisitions, incorporations, amendments of articles of association, liquidations and emissions, for Dutch and international companies and (non) profit organisations as well as public and semi-public organisations.

Other positions

  • Board member of Retina Repair Foundation
  • Lecturer SDU/Licent Academy (corporate law for Trust Officers)

Ex-Notary / Advisor

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J.R.E. Kielstra (Hans)

Civil law notary

Education

  • Specialist training as Estate Planner
  • Dutch law, VU University Amsterdam 1982
  • Notarial law, Leiden University, 1980.

Professional experience

  • Nauta Dutilh (solicitor / junior civil law notary)

Specialises in:

Corporate Law

Advising on and implementing restructurings, (cross-border) mergers and takeovers, incorporations, amendments of articles of association, liquidations and emissions, for Dutch and international companies as well as (non) profit organisations.

Hans is a member of the board of several public service organisations and museums.

Candidate Notaries

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H.T. Huitema (Halbert)

Candidate civil law notary

Education

  • Post-graduate specialist programme: corporate and business law, Grotius Academy, 2014
  • Notarial and Dutch law, Groningen University, 2008

Professional experience

  • TMF Group (Account Officer Legal)
  • BarentsKrans N.V.

Specialises in

Advising on and implementing restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, incorporations, amendments of articles of association, liquidations and emissions, for Dutch and international companies and (non) profit organisations.

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F. Ouahoud (Farah)

Candidate notary

Education

  • Notarial law, Leiden University, 2016

Professional experience

  • Lexence N.V. (Professional Support Lawyer)

Specialises in

Advising on and implementing restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, incorporations, amendments of articles of association, liquidations and emissions, for Dutch and international companies and (non) profit organisations.

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