“I will absolutely not evade going to court, but I will only institute proceedings if that is in the client’s interest. Of course I can really enjoy winning a case, but negotiating and drafting an agreement that is favourable to the client, or reaching a favourable settlement also gives me much satisfaction.”
Laurens Huisman specialises in business law and contract law. He assists businesses and entrepreneurs in a variety of issues, including company acquisitions, restructurings, mergers/divisions and the liquidation of companies. In addition, Laurens has extensive experience in conducting legal proceedings in the area of business law, including in relation to liability and directors’ and officers’ liability, disputes between shareholders, and liquidation situations.
Contributing strategic ideas
Laurens is an enthusiastic and committed lawyer. He comes from a family of entrepreneurs and has personal experience with running a business. This is one of the reasons why he is genuinely interested in his clients and their businesses, and why he likes to contribute strategic ideas. He always aims for long-term relations in his work. Laurens communicates clearly and directly. He quickly gets to the heart of a dispute and works in a solution-oriented manner.
Laurens studied in Tilburg and in Helsinki. After his graduation, he entered the employment of Banning Advocaten in Den Bosch as lawyer in 2010. After completion of his legal traineeship, he worked as independent lawyer and entrepreneur for one year. Laurens joined Law&Pepper Advocaten in March 2015. At the end of 2017, Laurens completed the Grotius Academy specialist course in Company Law and Business Law. Laurens is a member of the Corporate Litigation Association.
Register of practice areas
In the register of practice areas of the Netherlands Bar Association, Laurens has registered the practice areas of business law and law of obligations. To maintain this registration, according to the standards of the Netherlands Bar Association he must obtain ten training points in each registered practice area every calendar year.