We help changemakers in business and society achieve their goals with practical forward-thinking legal expertise.

We believe in providing top-tier legal advice and that lawyers should prioritize making a positive impact on society. As a multifaceted team of lawyers, notaries, and tax advisors, we integrate legal expertise with innovative solutions to provide top-notch legal services. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and a deep commitment to our clients' success, we do not just provide legal assistance, but help our clients realize their vision.

Are you facing legal challenges?

Acting as a trusted advisor for hundreds of high impact and high-value companies, we understand the legal challenges you are facing. These companies can speak to our expertise:
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Looking to successfully navigate your M&A strategies?

We recognize the importance of strategic mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in driving corporate growth and ensuring long-term viability. Our corporate team is adept at managing M&A complexities, with a keen focus on sectors driven by innovation like technology, energy, and agrifood. Skilled in both public and private M&As, private equity deals, joint ventures, and cross-border transactions, we deliver all-encompassing support from due diligence to deal closure. Our expertise extends to advising on international structures and investment funds, serving a wide range of clients. By leveraging our knowledge of industry trends, we aim to execute your M&A strategies effectively, aligning with your strategic objectives in fast-paced markets.

Keen on setting your company apart as a top choice for premier talent?

Looking to confidently navigate the legal and ethical considerations of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence?

Seeking insights on successfully obtaining funding?

Eager to harmonize your sustainability narrative with your ethical principles and legal obligations?

We are a full service international law firm

Your vision is not restricted by borders, and neither are we. We are a full-service law firm committed to supporting your global ambitions. With our office in Amsterdam, and an extensive network of leading law firms worldwide, we are fully equipped to provide comprehensive and seamless international legal support.
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We will assemble the best team to support you

With an honest and committed mindset, we stand beside you in your legal challenges.

Our brightest legal specialists are intrinsically motivated to help you achieve your goals. It is our mission to safeguard your interests while enhancing the worth of your business and promoting the ability to create a positive impact.
Meet the whole team
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Bas van de Scheur
Joni Uhlenbeck
Bas van Voorst
Angie Zapata
Bas Dijkmans van Gunst
Olivier Schotel
Michelle Immerzeel
Milad Feroegh
Certified Cooperation Legal 500

What our clients say

I have been working with De Roos on multiple legal matters through the years. No matter what issue we face, they provide clear and effective legal guidance and solutions. They are dedicated to understanding my business’ needs and challenges. Furthermore, their commitment to social betterment truly resonates with me as a social entrepreneur. I consider them valued collaborators in both success and positive impact.

Paulien Wesselink

Founder of O My Bag

De Roos provides invaluable assistance to our organization as we navigate intricate legal challenges. More than just offering legal advice, they invest time to truly understand our vision and goals. Their client-focused approach, together with their commitment to driving positive change, sets them apart from other law firms. We're proud to work with them.

Iikka Moilanen

Principal of Verdane

Identifying a law firm that genuinely understands our goals and hurdles was crucial for us as an NGO. De Roos met our needs, genuinely supporting our mission and expertly guiding us through the legal terrain. Their B Corp certification isn't just a label; it's a testament to their commitment to driving positive change

Ilaria Di Silvestre

Head of EU Policy and Campaigns at IFAW

My journey with De Roos has been longstanding and consistently positive. Their full-service approach means that the firm has been by our side at every stage of the business, guiding us through the legal landscape and offering bespoke advice. They have contributed to our organization’s growth. I would recommend De Roos to any business in search of top-tier legal services.

Jasper Gabriëlse

Co-founder of Seepje

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Collaborating with De Roos has significantly improved our decision-making process through their expert legal counsel, contributing positively to our business progress. Their deep understanding of the energy industry, coupled with sound legal knowledge, helped us handle legal challenges more efficiently.

Christian Rood

Co-founder of Leydenjar

Our thoughts

Steward-ownership: the key to sustainable success

Real success goes beyond mere short-term gains or planning for an exit. Steward-ownership is the ownership model that fosters long term value creation, making it ideal for those who want to create a lasting impact. Steward-ownership promotes governance by those other than the equity providers and profits driven by a mission, resonating with those who value sustainability and meaningful business operations.


Bridging philanthropy and finance: An ANBI's guide to impact investing following the new policy

In this period of transitions, philanthropy is increasingly needed to meet the challenges of our time. A new policy, introduced on April 3rd, 2024, may mark the start of a new focus for Public Benefit Organizations, known in the Netherlands as ANBIs. The policy clarifies the conditions under which ANBIs can engage in "impact investment," providing guidance for ANBIs seeking to invest. This guide is designed to assist you in navigating the policy.


Navigating the shades of green: a strategic guide for authentic sustainability communication

This guide is designed to navigate the challenges of greenwashing and greenhushing. We have successfully litigated against greenwashing in several high-profile cases, including those involving Primark, Shell, and Arla. These cases provide valuable insights into sustainable communication, which we use to advise our clients on effective sustainability messaging. We'll cover frequently asked questions and share key lessons from these cases, helping you to make genuine sustainability claims with confidence.


MiCA licensing simplified: a 5-step guide for crypto asset services

Your company, operating in the crypto space, is entering a new regulatory era as of 30 December 2024, with the enforcement of the MiCAR. In this 5-step guide, we'll walk you through the nuances of this transition, pointing out key considerations and potential challenges, while offering practical tips and insights to streamline the process.


Unlock the power of a well-structured cap table: 5 best practices

This article delves into the importance of maintaining a well-organized cap table. By being selective in who you include and by deploying alternative instruments you can effectively manage your cap table. We'll guide you through five best practices to ensure your cap table is a sturdy foundation rather than a source of complications.


Navigating the Digital Service Act: an 8-step compliance guide

We built an eight-step guide to assist you with assessing if you fall under the DSA, assessing the obligations applicable to you and assisting you with the preparation where necessary.


Environmental sustainability and social responsibility

As a B Corp, our values are aligned with those of our clients. But our commitment to environmental sustainability and social responsibility extends beyond just our operations, as we regularly partner with social rebels to drive positive change for our people and planet.
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