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    Desiree is a member of the Corporate Law Team. Desiree focuses on merger and acquisitions, joint-ventures and corporate governance for Dutch and international companies. The focus hereby is on companies that are active in the healthcare and life sciences sector or FinTech. Furthermore, she frequently advises in management participations. 

    Commitment. Team player. Hard worker. Enthusiastic.

    Desiree has obtained bachelor's degrees in Law and the Dutch Language and Culture, as well as a master's degree with distinction in Law & Business from Utrecht University. Desiree also completed the Law Firm School training with honours in May 2014.

    Mergers & Acquisitions Private Equity Corporate Governance Pension services Desiree van der Veer In the Corporate practice Desiree concerns herself with issues of corporate law in the broadest sense. Examples are acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate g


    "Well-regarded national practice recently active in corporate governance and remuneration mandates. Also noted for expertise in restructurings, collective dismissals and negotiations with works councils and unions. A good choice for pension-related instructions." - Chambers Europe 2016, Employment

    "The group provides 'a full offering of M&A-related legal services and a highly experienced team'" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Commercial, Corporate and M&A

    "Van Doorne is a 'Leading Firm'" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Private Equity

    "... the 'business-orientated advice and deep understanding of client needs' that the team demonstrates; ... the department's 'high-calibre resources and real strength in depth'." - Chambers Europe 2019, Corporate/M&A: Mid-market

    "Van Doorne is a 'Top Ranked Firm'." - Chambers Global, Chambers Europe 2019, 2018, Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

    "Excellent M&A team. Able to close deals in a highly professional way." - IFLR1000 2019, M&A

    "Van Doorne is a leading law firm in the Netherlands with the resources to provide high calibre advice in a wide range of practice areas. Typically their advice is pragmatic, business-oriented and cost effective. We needed a Dutch law firm that was able to provide legal advice in many areas, including employment law, corporate finance, M&A, life sciences and tax." - IFLR1000 2019, M&A

    "Van Doorne is a 'Top Ranked Firm'." - Chambers Europe 2018, 2017, Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

    "Van Doorne's 'very knowledgeable' practice counts real estate, healthcare, TMT and food and retail as sector strengths." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, Private Equity