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What let’s focus means for me

"I get energy from the variety in my work. One moment I’m completing a transaction for a client with my team and the next I’m discussing a governance structure with a large media organisation. It’s never boring. "

About Hendrik

Hendrik Bennebroek Gravenhorst has extensive experience in the notarial aspects of corporate law, with a particular focus on setting up corporate structures and associated governance. He also advises on demergers, (cross-border) restructuring, conversions of legal entities, private equity structures and often assists with M&A transactions.

Hendrik regularly publishes and speaks about shareholder agreements, the new Management & Supervision of Legal Entities Act and the UBO register.

Hendrik has been with Lexence since 2016. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the Notarial Study Program at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. He completed his studies in Notarial Law at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in 1997 and was appointed as a civil law notary in Amsterdam in 2011.

International listings

Legal 500 (2021): "Hands-on team that understands the complexities and practicalities of day-to-day business operations. Their work is almost always ‘right first time right’ and their advice is both practical and well-thought out."
Chambers (2019): "Increasingly active corporate team rising to the top band this year. Assists with mergers, acquisitions and investments. Clients include a number of key players in the mid-market, including companies in the media and technology sectors as well as leading local private equity houses."
Legal 500 (2019): "The team is also 'able to think about pragmatic solutions which is often missing from other firms'."
Chambers (2018): "The lawyers impress clients with their 'eye for detail, ability to think outside the box and practical way of handling difficult situations.' According to clients, the team is 'very impressive, pragmatic and very good in negotiations,' and 'they are also very responsive."
Legal 500 (2018): "Lexence’s ‘very knowledgeable’ team provides ‘closely tailored advice’."
Chambers (2017): "Lexence is an integrated, all-round firm. From M&A, financing, IPOs, employment and litigation, they could provide all the experts to serve us at the right time."
Legal 500 (2017): "Lexence’s ‘trustworthy’ department provides a ‘seamless service’ for its clients."
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