Our people

Diederik Maessen

Senior Associate

  • Profession
    Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands in 2007
  • Expertises
    Energy Infrastructure and Environment, Finance and restructuring
  • Languages
    Dutch, English
  • Education
    Erasmus University of Rotterdam, National University of Singapore


Diederik specialises in corporate and commercial work, with a strong focus on financing transactions. Because of his vast international experience as lead and local counsel in numerous international transactions, he regularly advises on syndicated bank lending, debt offerings, acquisition finance, structured, lease and project finance, and other loan and general banking activities.


While at De Brauw China, Diederik assisted Dutch corporate clients with M&A transactions and commercial and compliance work throughout the greater China region. He also worked for Asian financial institutions and corporate clients on M&A and finance transactions involving the Netherlands.

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