Jaap Stoop specialises in corporate law. His main focus is on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, fund formation and restructurings.
Jaap acts for both domestic and international clients, including ABN Amro, APAX, APG, Beijing Hainachuan Automotive Partys (BHAP), BDR Thermea, Bilfinger, Carrier, China International Marine Containers (CIMC), Core Laboratories, Engine Lease Finance Corporation (ELFC), Goodrich Corporation, Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC), GTT Communications, ING, Insight Partners, Microsoft, NIBC, Otis, Pratt & Whitney, Rabobank, Sailing Capital, Scania, WuXi and the Municipality of Amsterdam. In the debt restructurings field, he worked on inter alia KPNQwest, Song Networks and Jomed.
Jaap is Chair of the Pacific Rim Advisory Council (PRAC), a network of law firms mainly focused on the Pacific region. He is furthermore Co-Chair of NautaDutilh's China Desk and member of the M&A Tech Group, the M&A Financials Group and the M&A Debt Restructurings Group.
Jaap graduated from Leiden University and became a partner in 2002.