Netherlands – Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh Advocaten 

Main Address

Blaak 555
3011 GB Rotterdam
The Netherlands

Contact Info

Ruben Leeuwenburgh
Tel. +31 10 2617 500

Additional Info

Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh is an independent corporate law firm based in Rotterdam, specialising in transactions, litigation, commercial contracts, employment law, IP and restructuring.

The firm was founded in 2016 and has grown to approximately 35 lawyers in 2023, the majority of which has experience in top national or magic circle firms. The firm’s client base includes large corporates, investment and private equity funds and financial institutions. We have experience in solving the most complex legal cases in particular regarding financial crises, restructurings, collective reorganisations, (cross-border) M&A transactions, finance transactions, state aid matters and corporate- and shareholders’ disputes.

Windt Le Grand Leeuwenburgh works with experienced teams who act hands on in close cooperation with the client, always ensuring direct partner involvement. We compete with notable domestic and international firms in the areas where we focus on – also as most of us have a background with these firms – in terms of quality, service and execution, whilst maintaining the efficiency and personal attention of a boutique firm.

We specialise in the most relevant areas for entrepreneurs, corporates and investors. Our practice areas are:

  • Banking & finance
    National and international transactions, shareholder loans, corporate finance, acquisition finance, real estate finance and project finance.
  • Commercial contracts & litigation
    Negotiations, contract drafting to completion or termination and litigating in contractual disputes.
  • Corporate litigation
    Shareholder disputes, decision deadlock, takeover disputes, investor conflict, forced share redemption/shareholder removal procedures and liability of directors, supervisory directors and shareholders.
  • Corporate / M&A
    National and international M&A transactions, joint ventures and business advice.
  • Employment law & reorganisation
    Restructuring, staff redeployment, the acquisition or transfer of business activities and related employee participation issues.
  • EU, state aid & competition law
    European and national competition law, problems with cartels, distribution agreements, cooperation agreements, abuse of a dominant position, merger control and state aid.
  • IP & pharma
    All aspects of trademark and design law, copyright, trade name law and pharmaceutical law (registration, IP aspects and cross-border distribution).
  • Restructuring & insolvency
    Assisting companies and the various stakeholders involved who find themselves facing financial issues. Supervising pre-packs, being appointed as restructuring expert or observer.