Jan Pas

Partner / Attorney

Concertgebouwplein 7
1071 LL Amsterdam
The Netherlands
+(31) 20 303 3020


Jan has a broad corporate practice focused on fulfilling the commercial and strategic needs of his clients, often in demanding circumstances. His more than 25 years of experience includes mergers & acquisitions, private investments, large scale projects and deal related disputes. He is also knowledgeable in director’s & officer’s liability and commercial arbitration. Jan is regularly referred to for Dutch work by UK and European firms and enjoys working together with other professionals from various disciplines. Before joining HBN Law & Tax in 2016, Jan was a partner in the prominent Dutch firm Pels Rijcken. Jan worked at the Curaçao offices of Halley Blaauw Navarro during 1995 – 1997. He contributed the Netherlands Antilles Chapter to the handbook International Commercial Fraud (Sweet & Maxwell, 2001). Jan is a member of the Amsterdam Bar and the Dutch Association for Corporate Litigation.

Jan obtained his Masters’ degree at the University of Utrecht in 1993 and speaks Dutch, English and German.

Credentials and publications


University: Utrecht, The Netherlands


  • Dutch
  • English
  • German