Hogan Lovells further strengthens its global M&A practice with Amsterdam hire

Hogan Lovells further strengthens its global M&A practice with Amsterdam hire

Press releases | 09 January 2023

Amsterdam, 9 January 2023 – Global law firm Hogan Lovells has today announced the appointment of Tom van Duuren as a partner in the firm’s global M&A practice, based in the Amsterdam office.

Tom joins Hogan Lovells from CMS. He advises both international and national clients on a wide variety of corporate restructurings, joint ventures and related financing arrangements across the automotive, pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors. He is also qualified as a civil law notary under Dutch law, and handles transactions from start to finish.

Commenting on his appointment, James Doyle, Global Head of the Corporate & Finance practice said: “We’re delighted to welcome Tom to the firm. He is an excellent fit for our practice in Amsterdam, combining M&A expertise alongside his notarial work. Tom’s hire underpins our vision of further strengthening our M&A practice in strategic markets.”

Tom added: “I am excited to be joining Hogan Lovells. The firm’s global M&A practice offers the perfect platform from which to support my clients on their corporate and finance matters.”

Bill Curtin, Global Head of M&A at Hogan Lovells, remarked: “Tom brings over 35 years of experience in sophisticated and complex M&A transactions. He is a hands-on practitioner and a trusted advisor to clients across a wide array of industries, including sectors that are strategic priorities for some of our most significant clients.”

The firm’s M&A practice is comprised of more than 500 lawyers across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. Over the past four years, Hogan Lovells has advised on more than US$660bn in M&A transactions worldwide, representing entities, principals, and financial advisors in almost 900 public and private transactions.