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Heleen Vrolijk

Legal Director
Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V.


Heleen Vrolijk is a legal director and candidate civil-law notary in the corporate group, concentrating on cross-border corporate restructurings and conversions. She also advises multinationals on Dutch corporate governance, post-acquisition integrations and the establishment of investment structures. Before joining the Amsterdam office in 2007, she was a student intern at the Firm's San Francisco office.

Practice Focus

Heleen focuses her practice on corporate law, corporate reorganizations, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and European company law.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Coordinated and implemented a pan-European restructuring involving 22 countries for a Europe-based fashion company.
  • Coordinated and implemented the employee participation plan of a global commodities company.
  • Advised on the IPO of a European travel agent.
  • Provided corporate governance advice involving large regime companies.
  • Advised on post-acquisition integrations for multinationals in IT, food and pharmaceutics, and fashion

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Royal Dutch Association of Civil-law Notaries (KNB) - Member


  • Civil Law Notary~Netherlands (2011)


  • University of Leiden (Civil Notarial Law) (2007)
  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law (2007)


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German

Author, "Dutch bill on cross-border conversions," Corporate Structures Newsletter, 2014

Author, "VALE : Update on corporate cross-border mobility in the EU," Corporate Structures Newsletter, 2013