Our
Professionals

Levenbach Advocaten

Levenbach Advocaten is a business oriented law firm based in Amsterdam. We represent national and international clients with legal issues regarding Corporate Law, Employment Law, Insolvency Law and Intellectual Property Law.
Our strength not only results from our experience and expertise, but also in the fact that we enjoy new challenges and make it our business to complete your case to the tiniest detail, whether big or small. We have an open and direct relationship with our clients and make sure that we are all on the same page. We are enthusiasts and our team of unique and diverse personalities is committed to provide practical and clear legal solutions in a no nonsense way

Aernout Zappey
Partner / Employment law, Real estate and Contract law
Aernout is an experienced attorney (+ 15 years) who combines quick insight into the essential elements of a legal problem with sound advice and execution. In addition, Aernout has the right drafting and negotiating skills to act as a lawyer for a diverse group of clients. Aernout enjoys working with (international) clients who are result oriented. Aernout also has the experience and creativity of entrepreneurship, so he can easily communicate with (young) entrepreneurs and understands their needs. Aernout has successfully completed the Grotius Specialization Course in Real Estate. Aernout has successfully completed the AOM Specialization Course in Labor Law and Business Law. Specializations: (Inter)national contract law; Labour law; Real estate.
aernoutzappey@levenbach.nl
Auke de Vries
Partner / Corporate law
Auke de Vries is a partner in the corporate and commercial team. He represents national and international clients in corporate transactions and advises on a variety of commercial contracts.
aukedevries@levenbach.nl
Stephan Voermans
Partner / Insolvency law
Stephan has been a lawyer since 2003 and mainly advises and litigates in disputes in the field of corporate law and insolvency law. Stephan also has a lot of experience in the field of reorganisations, takeovers and securities. Stephan gets regularly appointed by the court as a trustee in bankruptcies or administrator in suspension of payments. Due to his extensive experience in insolvency law, Stephan is very suitable to assist clients in disputes with trustees and in cases concerning directors liability, as well as to advise on a restart or acquisition from bankruptcy. Stephan has successfully completed the Grotius Specialization course in Financing & Securities and the Grotius Specialization course in Insolvency Law.
stephanvoermans@levenbach.nl
Daniël Sjouke
Attorney at law
Daniël was sworn in as an attorney-at-law in 2012, his specializations are insolvency law and real estate Law. He advices and litigates principally on bankruptcy Law, security rights, (directors’) liability, commercial (real estate) contracts, and tenancy aw. In addition, he is often appointed by the District Court of Amsterdam as trustee in bankruptcies, and he is a member of the Trustee-committee of the District Court of Amsterdam. Daniël studied Law at the University of Groningen, after which he followed the specialization courses Real Estate Law and Insolvency Law at the Grotius Academy of the Radboud University Nijmegen. Daniël is a member of the Association of Real Estate Lawyers (VVJ) and the Specialist Association for Insolvency Lawyers (INSOLAD).
danielsjouke@levenbach.nl
Jurriaan Ypma
Attorney at law / Corporate law
Jurriaan specializes in advising (inter)national companies on corporate law matters and represents clients in corporate transactions such as acquisitions, mergers and restructurings. In addition, Jurriaan advises on a variety of commercial contracts.
jurriaanypma@levenbach.nl
Floor van Zielst
Attorney at law
Floor is an associate and specialized in commercial contract law. She advises both national and international clients of all aspects of commercial contracts, including collaboration agreements, distribution agreements and agency. She is a member of the Dutch Association for Distribution, Franchise and Agency Law (DFA).
floorvanzielst@levenbach.nl
Pieter Van der Bom
Attorney at law
Pieter is working as a lawyer at Levenbach Advocaten within the corporate law and insolvency law practice. After gaining experience at large (international) as well as small law firms, he joined Levenbach Advocaten in 2018. A personal and decisive approach and great sense of responsibility characterise Pieter as a lawyer. In addition to being a lawyer, Pieter is regularly appointed as a receiver. Pieter obtained both his bachelor's and master's degree in law at the University of Utrecht. During and after his studies, Pieter gained the necessary practical experience by doing various (foreign) legal internships and jobs.
pietervanderbom@levenbach.nl
Floor Beeren
Attorney at law
Floor studied law at the University of Amsterdam, where she graduated in 2020 in Private Law. After several successful internships at large Dutch and international law firms within the litigation and corporate M&A practice, she joined Levenbach permanently in January 2021. Within our firm, Floor works in the civil and corporate law advice and litigation practice.
floorbeeren@levenbach.nl
Caroline McGirr
Carolinemcgirr@levenbach.nl
Pommelien Cosijn
Receptie@levenbach.nl
Christel Brinkman
Receptie@levenbach.nl

Bar
Registration

Levenbach Advocaten

The advocates listed below have registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal areas:

Floor van Zielst is registered for contract law;

Jurriaan Ypma is registered for corporate law;

Auke de Vries is registered for corporate law;

Daniël Sjouke is registered for insolvency law;

Stephan Voermans is registered for insolvency law;

Aernout Zappey is registered for employment law and tenancy law.

Based on this registration, they are required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.