Paul is a leading specialist in Dutch and international tax law. While his practice is strongly transaction driven, with a mix of M&A, corporate restructuring and finance transactions, he has developed strong relationships with a number of the largest Dutch multinationals. Paul also regularly works on special projects and is frequently involved in foreign tax litigation as an expert witness on Dutch tax law.
Before joining De Brauw, Paul was resident partner at Loyens & Volkmaars’ (the predecessor of Loyens & Loeff) New York and London. He was also a managing director of investment banking, corporate finance with Merrill Lynch in London. This experience has provided him with invaluable insight into the non-tax considerations of corporate transactions.
Paul’s broad experience gained in the Netherlands and abroad significantly enhances his understanding of the tax aspects of capital markets and finance transactions and cross-border M&A transactions. In addition, Paul frequently assists clients in tax policy issues, including ongoing and potential tax litigation. He frequently negotiates with the Dutch Revenue Authority, with a focus on one-off situations.
Paul’s recent work includes advising:
“Paul Sleurink combines 'technical excellence with sound commercial understanding of the business, which helps when it comes to giving pragmatic and informed advice.”
15 February 2018
8 January 2018
29 March 2017
24 November 2015
17 September 2015
16 December 2020
15 October 2019
15 October 2019
17 May 2019
25 April 2019