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 was seconded to the M&A practice of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP in 2018 and 2019. Tijmen regularly teaches at the faculty of law of the University of Amsterdam.