Educated at Tilburg University with a LL.M. degree in International Business Law, Robin trained at Baker & McKenzie (Amsterdam office) and leading Dutch law firm Boekel De Nerée before joining the foreign management team of R&P China Lawyers.
As Principal, he advises and assists predominantly Dutch, and other European and US, clients with business activities all over China. With his knowledge and understanding of the foreign and Chinese legal and business environment, he is an important bridge between many international clients and the firm’s Chinese legal specialists in various fields.
His clients include international companies active in the following industries: manufacturing, international trade, retail, sourcing, domestic sales, agriculture, services, software, architecture, construction, and other industries.
Robin has important experience in the field of M&A, e-commerce, start-ups, and Corporate & Commercial legal issues. In addition, together with our Employment and Dispute Resolution team, he advises many clients on the best strategy to resolve their disputes with employees and third parties.
As Head of Private Client Services, he has been the confidant of many foreign individuals with their personal and employment disputes and challenges in China.
Besides presenting and writing on legal and business topics, Robin has been a lecturer of a full curriculum course “Chinese Business Law” at the famous Donghua University in Shanghai during the past three years.
Leading directories Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Asialaw have recommended or recognized his expertise for Corporate/M&A in the years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.