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JaapJan Trommel

Jaap Jan Trommel is managing partner of our firm and has extensive experience in M&A and corporate work for domestic and international clients. He practised law in Spain, Singapore and Indonesia. He mostly works for clients in the energy sector. Recent energy work includes tank storage, CCS and wind farm projects work, as well as a number of M&A transactions in upstream and midstream sector. His expertise also includes boardroom counselling.

Jaap Jan graduated from Utrecht University in 1985 and obtained a postgraduate degree in international law from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (cum laude) in 1986. He became a partner in 1995. He is a contributor to the annual World Bank publication Doing Business: understanding regulation.

Legal 500 (2011) and Chambers Europe (2012) describe him as being "very good at giving practical and realistic advice" and "calm and commercially astute".