Harmen Holtrop
Partner - Attorney at law

Harmen Holtrop

Harmen Holtrop, is member of the corporate practice group in our Amsterdam office. He is co-chair of the corporate practice group. He is a member of the private equity team.

About Harmen Holtrop

Harmen has a broad practice with a special focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and general corporate representation. He has developed particular expertise in representing private equity firms and other financial investors in leveraged buyouts, investments and exits. Harmen is known for the high number of deals he has successfully closed in the past five years.

What others say about Harmen

Chambers Europe & Global: Harmen Holtrop acts for a clientele of media companies, private equity firms and banks on a range of transactions, including auction sales. Clients rate his collaborative manner, one calling him "very pleasant and easygoing." (2021)

Chambers Global: "Harmen Holtrop advises private equity clients on the sell and buy sides of transactions, as well as assisting with corporate mergers. He is described by clients as being "always reliable in terms of making things happen," as well as being "extremely nice and clever." (2020)

Chambers Global:
"He is described by clients as an 'excellent lawyer with great business acumen' and another source values that he is 'focused on finding solutions'." (2019)

Legal 500: "The 'proactive' Harmen Holtrop heads the group and is valued for 'knowing exactly the approach the client wants to take'." (2019)

Chambers Global: "He is described by one client as a 'very knowledgeable but also a very pragmatic lawyer and a very likeable person'." (2018)


  • Corporate Law (post-graduate course), Grotius Academy, 2002
  • Dutch law (specialisation civil law and criminal law), Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1996


  • Dutch
  • English

T: +31 20 578 59 24
M: +316 51 79 40 27
E: [email protected]


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