Bart Voorvaart

Maarten Drop

Bart Voorvaart
T +31 20 305 8888
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Key areas of practice: Corporate 

Bart Voorvaart represents clients in international and domestic acquisitions, private equity transactions, distressed debt operations, the restructuring of distressed companies and joint venture disputes. He started his career as a transaction lawyer at Trenité van Doorne, specialising in M&A, venture capital and finance. After five years Bart joined the Investment Banking department of ABN AMRO, where he acted on a large number of securities transactions. In 2004 Bart set up Cleber together with Maarten Drop.

Bart is a multi-dimensional adviser and well versed in the banking sector and world of IT and internet. He is a very skilful negotiator. Clients appreciate him for his ability to think commercially and strategically, for his arithmetical insight and his skill to formulate complicated matters in clear and simple language.

Bart enjoys bringing parties together, also in order to share knowledge and experience. He works closely together with investors and other experts while restructuring companies in distress and advises frequently in the field of sustainable technology.


Dutch law (1991) and Econometrics (1992) at the University of Amsterdam
European Politics & Society (M.Phil.) at the University of Oxford (1993)


1994 and 2003


Dutch and English


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