Partner - Tax Adviser
Bartjan R. Zoetmulder, tax partner in Loyens & Loeff’s Investment Management practice group, is an active member of the Real Estate team, heads the Central and Eastern Europe team and co-head of the Japan Desk.
Within Loyens & Loeff’s investment management practice group Bartjan Zoetmulder specializes in real estate. Bartjan is an expert in (international) tax matters relating to the real estate investments and project development. He serves mainly foreign clients, such as US, Asian and European real estate investors and investment funds, although Dutch real estate enterprises are also among his clientele.
He founded the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) team and is active member of the APAC team with focus on Japan, Singapore and Korea. Bartjan worked at the Tokyo office from 1995 to 1998 and was responsible for Loyens & Loeff’s Japanese practice in 2012 and 2013.
Bartjan was chairman of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (Nederlandse Orde van Belastingadviseurs (NOB)) from June 2018 until June 2021. Between 2008 and 2016, Bartjan was already a board member of the NOB, where he held the role of chairman of the International Tax Affairs Committee. Until the end of 2017 he was also chairman of NOB's Dutch Investment Climate Committee.
He is a much sought-after guest speaker and writer on tax policy, tax governance and other topics that fall within his field of expertise.