Our people

Birgit Snijder-Kuipers

Senior Associate

  • Profession
    Kandidaat-Notaris (Candidate civil law notary)
  • Expertise
    Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Languages
    Dutch, English
  • Education
    University of Amsterdam and University of Groningen (Ph.D)


Birgit Snijder-Kuipers specialises in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance.


Since joining De Brauw’s Corporate practice in 1996, Birgit has advised listed and unlisted companies on their corporate structure and corporate governance as well as on defences against hostile takeovers. She also advises on general corporate matters including restructurings, transfer of legal form, mergers and demergers.


Birgit was seconded in 2009 to SBM Offshore N.V. where she acted as corporate secretary. In 2012, she was seconded to Océ as corporate counsel.


Birgit lectures on corporate law and notarial law and regularly publishes commentaries and articles in law journals. She completed her Ph.D. – on the transfer of the change of legal entity – at the University of Groningen in 2010.

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