Strategist with stamina
Lukas Witsenburg started his legal career at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek. After a few years he decided to go international and he built up a cross-border commercial practice as a lawyer at the law firm HBN Law in Curacao.
Upon his return to the Netherlands, Lukas successfully completed the M&A specialisation course at the VU University Amsterdam Law Academy. In 2009, Lukas co-founded Penrose with Frans Beishuizen.
Lukas concentrates his law practice on corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, and complex commercial contracts. He is involved in the structuring of enterprises, corporate governance and control structures, joint ventures, M&A transactions and asset transfers. Lukas also specialises in customised commercial contracts. Lukas’ client base consists both of professional tech investors as well as innovative start-ups and scale-ups in the field of IT and/or sustainability.
Penrose is a corporate law firm that specialises in –strategic- Dutch law advice, litigation and commercial contracts. Our firm was founded in 2009 and we are based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We are internationally oriented, socially committed and we invest in the future. Penrose has a strong sector focus on tech innovation and sustainability. Our attorneys combine their knowledge and professional attitude with the personal commitment of a trusted advisor. We believe that our holistic approach leads to better results for our clients’ business. This is why we strive for long-term relationships with our clients.
We are direct in our approach. Clear and comprehensible advice is key and we communicate accordingly. It is our aim to closely co-operate with our clients, while never losing sight of the feasibility of possible solutions. In case of a conflict, Penrose offers both in and out of court resolutions.
Our expertise: M&A, IT, Commercial law, Labour law, Litigation, Privacy and IP.
All of our attorneys are fluent in English besides Dutch.