About Laura de Jong

Laura is a lawyer in our firm’s Corporate & M&A department. She has been with AKD since her graduation from Utrecht University in 2008 and was appointed partner in 2018.

She mainly advises listed and unlisted foreign multinationals on all aspects of strategic investments or acquisitions in the Netherlands or in connection with global strategic transactions involving Dutch companies.

Covering the full spectrum of legal advisory services in M&A, from drafting and negotiating letters of intent via (cross-border) due diligence operations and share or business purchase agreement negotiations to closing support, her scope of work includes drafting and negotiating shareholders' or joint venture agreements and a variety of other agreements ancillary to the M&A practice. Her expertise also covers related areas of law and regulatory matters within the context of Dutch M&A (e.g. employee co-determination, transfer of undertaking, financing and security, ancillary restrictions).

Research feedback in the legal reference guides includes: “Laura de Jong is excellent”, “Very fine person to work with”, “Very sharp” and “Excellent communicator in any languages”.  Other clients describe Laura as “very responsive and flexible with good technical knowledge”.

Laura is fluent in Dutch, English, Spanish and French.

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Education
  • VU University: Post Doc Mergers &  Acquisitions
  • Utrecht University: private and corporate Law
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
Membership
  • Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA)
Rechtsgebiedenregister

Laura de Jong has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

 

  • Corporate law

 

Based on this registration, Laura is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.

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Spring cleaning for general counsels and corporate secretaries

18 Feb 2021 | News

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AKD appoints three new partners

12 Jun 2018 | News

AKD has appointed Laura de Jong, Erik Koster and Vivian van der Kuil as partners.

Plato Groep acquires majority interest in Compacon

13 Jan 2017 | News

AKD acted as advisor to the selling shareholders.