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04 January 2011 / press release

Loyens & Loeff appoints five new partners

Loyens & Loeff appointed five new partners on 1 January 2011: Remco Bäcker, Jan-Willem van Rooij, Jan Bart Schober, Klaas Wiersma and Thibaut Partsch.

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Remco Bäcker (1976), attorney, Loyens & Loeff Rotterdam, since 2003
Remco Bäcker is a member of the Competition & Regulatory practice group. He specialises in environmental and spatial planning law (the law of the physical environment), (procedural) administrative law in general, construction law, the overlapping area between public/private law and rental law. He advises and litigates for developers, investors, contractors, various government authorities, and housing corporations.

Jan-Willem van Rooij (1974), attorney, Loyens & Loeff Rotterdam, since 2001
Jan-Willem van Rooij (1974), attorney, is a member of the Corporate practice group. He specialises in national and international mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital.

Jan Bart Schober (1975), tax adviser, Loyens & Loeff Amsterdam, since 1998
Jan Bart Schober is a member of the International Tax practice group. He mainly advises multinational companies in the oil and gas industry on the tax aspects concerning cross-border exploration and production activities, and on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. Moreover, he specialises in securitisation transactions and comparable forms of financing. He is a member of the Russia/CIS Desk.

Klaas Wiersma (1974), attorney, Loyens & Loeff Amsterdam, since 2000
Klaas Wiersma is a member of the Employment Taxes and Employment Law practice group. He specialises in employment law, with the emphasis on individual and collective dismissal law, employee representation in the event of reorganisations and restructuring, takeovers, mergers, cross-border labour and employee participation structures.

Thibaut Partsch (1975), attorney, Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg, since 2007
Thibaut Partsch is a member of the Investment Management practice. He advises international clients on fund structuring and especially private equity structures. He is member of the board of directors of the Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (LPEA) and of working groups of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI). Prior to joining Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg, he practiced as an attorney in Brussels and New York.