Chris is an experienced lawyer in the field of transactions including mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures and project finance. In recent years he was overseeing of a large number of projects in the hotel and leisure industry and is known for his pragmatic and goal driven approach. Chris enjoys consulting on board room matters and the strategic issues facing his clients.
Chris has been a partner with HBN Law & Tax since 2013. Prior to re-joining the firm in 2011, he worked for Baker & McKenzie and CMS in the Netherlands. In 2015, Chris set up the HBN Law & Tax office in Amsterdam from where he advises clients on both Dutch and Dutch Caribbean transactional matters.
Chris obtained his Master’s degree at the University of Utrecht and speaks Dutch and English.
Chris is ranked as a transactional expert in the Legal 500, Dutch Caribbean leading law firms.
Chris has registered corporate law as his principal legal practice in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas. Based on this registration he is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in this legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.