Photo, Harald O.A. van Dobbenburgh

Harald O.A. van Dobbenburgh

Legal Director
Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Harald van Dobbenburgh has a background in tax law and economics of taxation. He practices mainly in the areas of Dutch and international tax law and is actively involved in the knowledge-sharing groups within the Firm’s pan-European network. Harald is also an active member in Baker McKenzie’s EMEA-Japan Initiative and has worked for quite some time in the offices of Baker McKenzie in Tokyo and Hong Kong.

Practice Focus

Harald focuses primarily on cross-border restructurings, investment structures and tax advice for multinationals. He has much experience in cross-border tax planning, design of investment structures, supply chain tax advice, mergers and acquisitions, joint venture structuring, APA/ATR-advice and acquisition financing. He has advised in the past on numerous cross-border acquisitions (including the financing thereof), cross-border intercompany reorganizations, joint venture restructurings, permanent establishment studies and rationalization operations.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB)


  • Amsterdam Tax Law~Netherlands (2010)


  • Dutch
  • English

Author, 'Het inkomen van buitenlandse belastingplichtigen' (The income of non-resident persons that are liable to tax in the Netherlands), 11th edition, July 2016

Co-author, "EU/EEA Tax Exempt Entities Handbook," Baker McKenzie, April 2010