Gijs ter Braak



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General Experience

A civil-law notary, Gijs specializes in Dutch corporate (notarial) law, with a main focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, joint venture structures, private equity participations, corporate and finance (re)structuring and IPOs. Clients include family owned companies, (multi)national corporations, private equity investors and financial institutions.

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Recent Work
  • advising on the structuring of an IPO of a Dutch life sciences company
  • advising on a Dutch joint venture between two large multinational corporations
  • advising on various acquisitions and private equity investments
  • advising on the corporate restructuring of large multinational corporations.

Gijs was promoted to partner and appointed as civil-law notary in Amsterdam in 2019.

Gijs started his career with Simmons & Simmons after he qualified in 2003, working with the commercial real estate department and the corporate department until 2006. After having worked with other law firms, he rejoined Simmons & Simmons in 2016. Gijs completed his post-graduate Grotius course “corporate structures” with honours in 2010. Gijs teaches corporate law as the Dutch Royal Notarial Association.