Pieter van den Brink

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Pieter van den Brink

Managing Partner | Lawyer

Pieter specialises in corporate law, focusing on acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, and advice and contracts in corporate and commercial matters. He lectures on corporate law (mergers and acquisitions) in the faculty of post-doctoral studies at the University of Nijmegen. Pieter also regularly publishes on subjects related to corporate law and he is a permanent contributor to the ‘Onderneming & Financiering’ journal. Before the formation of Florent, he was a partner at BLIX and at Van Doorne. Pieter also worked for some time for Van Doorne in the London offices.

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Corporate Transactions


Dutch Law, University of Amsterdam. Grotius Academie, post-doctoral course in Corporate Law and Business Law (cum laude).

Legal 500: “Pieter Van den Brink is highly skilled, provides reliable advice of high quality. He is service minded and provides prompt feedback.’ (2020)” 'Florent is considered to be 'the best firm for SMEs and it helps entrepreneurs accelerate their businesses' and 'it is more efficient than the larger players'. The team's clients range from startups to private equity houses. (2019)”

Chambers Europe and Global: Clients describe Pieter van den Brink as "very structured and experienced and always available to provide very prompt and thorough feedback," adding that they are "always confident in his responses." He assists clients in the media, fashion and food industries, as well as private equity houses, with a range of corporate transactions (Global 2020). Pieter van den Brink co-heads Florent's corporate department, focusing on mid-market M&A for both Dutch and foreign entities. He is described by clients as "technical, commercial and effective." (Europe 2019)