Tijmen specialises in corporate law with a focus on M&A and corporate governance. Since joining De Brauw in 2011, Tijmen has advised internationally operating listed companies on a wide range of issues, including on corporate governance matters, anti-takeover responses (including those related to shareholder activism) and various legal and practical aspects of their listing. He also regular advises private and state-held enterprises on a wide range of corporate issues.
Tijmen regularly teaches at the faculty of law of the University of Amsterdam, and frequently contributes to journals on Dutch corporate law.
Candidate civil law notary (kandidaat-notaris)
Columbia University (LL.M, Dispute Resolution & Corporate Law)
University of Utrecht (LL.M, Notarial law)
University of Amsterdam (LL.M, Tax law)
University of Amsterdam (MSC., Political science)
Lecturer at the University of Amsterdam (International Commercial Arbitration)
Lecturer at the Professional Education Programme for the Legal Profession (Beroepsopleiding Advocaten) of the Netherlands Bar
Co-Founder/Director of 'Africa in the Moot', an organisation promoting African Students' participation in the Willem C. Vis Moot Court
Seconded to the M&A practice of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP (2018/2019)
22 March 2022
6 January 2022
31 December 2021
18 August 2021
16 August 2021