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Fons Ravelli

Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Fons Ravelli is an associate in the Tax Practice Group of Baker McKenzie's Amsterdam office. He is a member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors (Nederlandse Orde van Belastingadviseurs) and regularly authors articles in tax journals.

Practice Focus

Fons focuses his practice on international tax advice, corporate tax, cross-border (re)structuring, transfer pricing and European tax law. He works closely with European and Asian multinational companies.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised on numerous international acquisition/joint venture structures and intragroup restructurings.
  • Advised on several international operational/supply chain structures.
  • Advised on the design and setup of an IP structure for a US-listed pharmaceutical company.
  • Litigated a transfer pricing dispute regarding the conversion of a full-fledged manufacturer into a toll manufacturer.
  • Implemented and advised on the tax aspects of a cross-border legal merger.
  • Drafted tax opinions related to various holding and financing structures.


  • Amsterdam~Netherlands (2015)


  • Utrecht University (LLM)
  • Rotterdam University (Postmaster in International and European Tax Law)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German