Jaap Huenges Wajer is an associate in the Indirect Tax Team in Baker McKenzie’s Amsterdam office. His practice is focused on advising national and international companies in all value added tax, customs and excise duty related matters. More specific, the emphasis for his advising role regards structuring of international sale and supply chains, optimizing inbound transactions in respect to customs, the litigation in value added tax, customs and excise duty matters. He advises clients across a number of sectors including pharmaceuticals, technology, manufacturing, energy and consumer goods.
Furthermore, he advises various real estate projects, ranging from single building blocks, including offices and residential, to larger international real estate portfolios.
Jaap’s activities within the field of indirect tax allow him to assist companies on a broad spectrum from entering the market of the European Union to a national level within a EU member state. As such he has a broad understanding of supply chains involving various types of goods and the real estate market.
He joined the Baker McKenzie Amsterdam Indirect Tax team in October of 2018. At his previous firm, as part of the VAT and Real Estate Team, he assisted European clients in various industries ranging from real estate investment funds to companies active within the energy sector.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB)
- Amsterdam Tax Law~Netherlands (2018)
- Radboud University of Nijmegen (LLM Tax Law) (2015)
- Radboud University of Nijmegen (LLM Civil Notary) (2015)