DVAN Advocaten


Rotterdam and Utrecht


DVAN is a young and ambitious law firm, founded in 1999 by partners from leading national firms. With some 30 lawyers and (junior) notaries, the firm specialises in advising and representing national and foreign entrepreneurs and family owned business.  With a personal approach, combined with in depth knowledge of the law, the firm ensures excellent standards of service to its clients. Because their target clients are the Dutch small and medium size companies, the firm ensures that it knows what drives those entrepreneurs and acts as trusted advisor to many of them. Apart from legal expertise in different fields, the lawyers have specialist industry knowledge in the fields of Agri & Food, Automotive, Retail, Transportation & Logistics and Leisure.

In the field of M&A, the firm ranks amongst the top 10 firm in The Netherlands in respect of number of deals closed, and it was finalist in the Dutch Corporate Finance Association’s Deal of the Year 2014 award.

Number of lawyers: 25+


  • Labour & Pension Law
  • Corporate &  M&A
  • Disputes & Procedures
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • IP, Media & ICT
  • Competition & Regulated Markets
  • Business & Trade
  • Persons & Family law
  • Real Estate & Construction Law

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