Pinsent Masons hires technology, science and industry partner in Amsterdam

05 May 2021 | 11:00 am | 1 min. read

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has hired its second partner in Amsterdam recruiting corporate partner and civil-law notary Alexander Spoor as it boosts its technology, science and industry (TSI) capabilities in The Netherlands.

Joining from Baker McKenzie, Alexander's practice incorporates national and cross-border transactions and joint venture projects for Dutch and foreign corporations. Alongside transactional matters, Alexander advises on corporate restructurings and global reorganisations as well as the optimization of group structures,  focused on the tech and life sciences sectors.

Amsterdam office head, Wouter Seinen, said: "The firm's aim is to develop a leading European offering for tech, diversified industries, life sciences and health care businesses. The Netherlands is a critical economic hub and is vital for us in achieving our ambition. Corporate capabilities will play an important role in how we advance and achieve our goals and we are confident Alexander will be an asset to the team."

The firm announced the launch of its Amsterdam office – its seventh office in continental Europe with the hire of TMT, data privacy and digital lawyer Wouter Seinen in February. As head of the Amsterdam office, Wouter will the lead the firm as it expands its global footprint in response to client demand across Europe advising clients on cyber, data, tech and life sciences mandates.

Commenting on his move, Alexander Spoor, said:  "I look forward to working with Wouter and the wider firm to develop the Amsterdam office at such a pivotal time for the firm. Pinsent Masons' reputation as a leading multinational professional services business with an innovative and purpose-led approach to legal services provides an excellent platform for my practice and for growth across The Netherlands.

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Wouter Seinen

Wouter Seinen

Partner, Head of Amsterdam Office

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Dr. Florian von Baum

Dr. Florian von Baum

Rechtsanwalt, Partner, Sector Head Technology, Science & Industry

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