Laila Kouchi

Laila Kouchi

Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Laila Kouchi is a senior associate in the M&A Practice Group in Amsterdam and focuses on private equity and strategic mergers and acquisitions. She also has a background in (acquisition) financing transactions. In 2019, she spent a secondment in St. Petersburg, Russia, where she worked in the Corporate M&A Practice Group.

Practice Focus

Laila primarily works in the healthcare and energy, mining and infrastructure sectors and has a particular focus on renewable energy and clean technology. She advises (publicly and privately held) corporates, investors, developers on M&A transactions and restructurings and commercial contracting.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised EPH on the acquisition of MaasStroom Power Plant and 50% stake in Enecogen.

  • Advised Sunoco LP on its acquisition of several liquid fuels terminals in Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bantry Bay, Ireland from Zenith Energy Netherlands B.V.

  • Advised EPH Group on the acquisition of the wholesale activities of PZEM and the Sloe power plant.


  • Amsterdam~Netherlands (2015)


  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (Master Corporate Law (cum laude)) (2014)
  • Stellenbosch University (International Trade Law) (2012)
  • Utrecht University (Bachelor of Laws) (2012)
  • Lund University (European Law) (2011)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • Russian