- Advocaat, admitted to the Bar in 2012
- Corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, corporate litigation
- Dutch, English
- University of Utrecht
Willem is a senior associate in De Brauw’s Corporate practice where he advises multinational corporations on corporate law, private and public mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and securities law. He has particular experience in bilateral and auction sale processes, public takeovers, corporate governance, and matters concerning shareholder activism.
Willem was seconded to ABN AMRO in 2014, where he acted as legal counsel in both the Corporate Affairs and Products & Payment Services groups within the legal department.
Willem is a board member of Foundation NL Cares and a co-author of the Netherlands chapter in The Shareholder Rights and Activism Review in 2016, 2017 and 2018.