Our people

Tim Bird

Senior Associate

  • Profession
    Lawyer, admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands and the New York Bar
  • Expertise
    Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Languages
    Dutch and English
  • Education
    University of Amsterdam, Columbia Law School


Tim specialises in corporate law, with a focus on M&A and corporate governance. Since joining De Brauw in 2011, Tim has advised internationally-operating companies on numerous private and public takeovers, including several contested public takeovers. Tim also regularly advises on governance issues of public and private companies in the Netherlands. Before joining De Brauw’s M&A team, Tim gained expertise in De Brauw’s corporate litigation practice group.


Tim was seconded to the corporate team of a leading Dutch bank’s legal department in 2014, and to a top-tier corporate law firm in New York in both 2017 and 2018.

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