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Digitorney Benelux

We opened an office in Amsterdam and launched our operations in Benelux.

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The world is where we feel at home

Digitorney („The Digital Attorney“) introduces the world’s first digitally based international collaboration network exclusively designed for the business law market. Corporate law firms, specialized law firm boutiques as well as freelance lawyers specialized in certain legal fields as well as students/bachelors will find wholly new and innovative ways to arrange mandates, engage and collaborate. We take legal advisory in the Benelux region to a completely new level through virtual collaboration and outsourcing. Please find below a selection of Poolattorneys, available through Digitorney in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg:

Labor and corporate law expert

Labor and corporate law expert

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Expert level: Managing Digitorney
  • Attorney at law in The Netherlands since 2006
  • Specialized in Dutch labor and corporate law
  • 3+ years of experience working for leading Benelux law firm, plus 2+ years of experience working for midsized Dutch law firm
  • Partner/co-owner of boutique law firm since 2011
  • Regularly involved in projects for large leading Dutch law firms, temporarily strengthening their teams
Corporate litigation expert

Corporate litigation expert

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Expert level: Executive Digitorney
  • Attorney at law in The Netherlands since 1996
  • Specialized in Dutch corporate litigation with a focus on directors’, supervisory directors‘ and shareholders‘ liability, contractual disputes, fraud, international private law and complex legal proceedings
  • 13+ years of experience working for leading Benelux law firm
  • Partner/co-owner of boutique law firm since 2015
M&A, buy-outs, funding rounds and joint venture expert

M&A, buy-outs, funding rounds and joint venture expert

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Expert level: Executive Digitorney
  • Attorney at law in The Netherlands since 2002
  • Specialized in buy-outs, funding rounds, joint ventures and M&A
  • Client focus private equity houses, venture capitalists, management, industrial companies
  • 8+ years of experience working for leading Benelux law firm, including 1+ years experience working in the USA
  • Partner/co-owner of boutique law firm since 2010
Financial transactions expert

Financial transactions expert

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Expert level: Managing Digitorney
  • Attorney at law in The Netherlands since 2005
  • Specialized in financial and securities law, with special focus on financial products
  • Client focus banks, financial services providers, investment funds, crowdfunding platforms, fintech companies, credit unions, investment firms, insurance companies
  • 9 years of experience working for leading Dutch law firms
  • Partner of boutique law firm since 2014
Environmental and administrative law expert

Environmental and administrative law expert

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Expert level: Executive Digitorney
  • Attorney at law in The Netherlands since 2000
  • Specialized in Dutch environmental and administrative law
  • 6+ years of experience working in the chemical industry, 6+ years of experience working for leading Benelux law firm
  • Partner/founder of boutique law firm since 2006
  • Member of VMA, VMR and VAR
Commercial arbitration expert

Commercial arbitration expert

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Expert level: Managing Digitorney
  • Attorney at law in The Netherlands since 2004
  • Specialized in Dutch and international commercial arbitration
  • 11+ years of experience working for midsized Dutch law firms
  • Associate professor at Dutch university since 2008
  • Attorney at boutique law firm since 2015
Corporate income tax compliance expert

Corporate income tax compliance expert

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Expert level: Executive Digitorney
  • Tax advisor in The Netherlands since 1994
  • Specialized in Dutch corporate income tax compliance for multinational and national companies
  • Client focus credit insurance companies, investment firms, pension funds, telecom, pharmaceutical and publishing companies
  • 20+ years of experience working for a leading Benelux law firm
  • Own practice since 2015
  • Regularly involved in projects for large leading Dutch law firms and tax advising firms, temporarily strengthening their teams
IP law expert

IP law expert

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Expert level: Executive Digitorney
  • Attorney at law in The Netherlands since 2000
  • Specialized in trademarks, designs, trade names, copyright, misleading and comparative advertising, unfair trade practices and promotional actions, as well as in media law
  • Client focus on fashion industry
  • 7+ years of experience working for leading international law firm, 7+ years of experience working for boutique law firm of which she is a partner since 2014
Insurance, liability and contract law expert

Insurance, liability and contract law expert

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Expert level: Executive Digitorney
  • Attorney at law in The Netherlands since 2000
  • Specialized in property damages, technical insurances, professional and directors’ liability, life insurances, general insurance law
  • 9+ years of experience working for leading Dutch law firm, 1+ years of experience working as a deputy judge at the district court in Rotterdam
  • Partner/founder of boutique law firm since 2009
Tax conflict resolution expert

Tax conflict resolution expert

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • Expert level: Executive Digitorney
  • Tax specialist/ advisor in The Netherlands since 1974
  • Specialized in national and international conflict resolution (major disputes taxpayer and tax administration)
  • 5+ years of experience as a tax inspector for the Dutch tax authorities, 19+ years of experience working for the Dutch Ministry of Finance, 16+ years of experience working for leading Benelux law firm

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Digital Collaboration Platform for legal mandates

Based on Intralinks technology, Digitorney provides corporate law firms and pool attorneys from Benelux with a unique digital tool allowing for virtual collaboration. Our data room enables all parties to upload files and to exchange working results – no emails, no hassle, everything in place to concentrate on what you do best: serve the needs of your clients. LOGIN

Clients

Setting the highest standards we strive to achieve

Digitorney addresses to large or medium-sized law firms from Benelux providing legal assistance in the fields of business law and intending to resort to external resources for certain legal cases or research needs. By using Digitorney, corporate law firms can cover peak demands, optimize the internal degree of capacity utilization and profitability, and avoid step costs arising in case of development or expansion of business areas.

Experts from our pool of lawyers can easily be integrated into the existing team of lawyers by digital means, thus providing their expertise in any field of corporate law required for particular legal cases. After a briefing, our lawyers provide the requested product/service by means of the securely encrypted Digitorney platform and contribute in this way to legal cases – primarily by digital means and, upon request, also in person.

Please contact us for support in terms of your mandates: mandate@digitorney.com

Expertise

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Whatever you need, whenever you need it

Experts suited for each individual legal case – in this spirit Digitorney offers to corporate law firms the access to our Digitorneys covering all fields of corporate law. Our pool of lawyers in Benelux covers the following professional range:

  • Corporate law/M&A
  • Capital market/finance law
  • Antitrust law
  • Insolvency law and restructuring law
  • Tax law
  • Labor Law
  • Trademark and patent law
  • Environmental law
  • Public commercial law / public procurement law
  • Insurance law
  • Energy law

Please contact us for support in terms of your mandates: mandate@digitorney.com

Digitorneys

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Our face and our soul

An occupation customized to private life while ensuring a high professional level, content diversity, and an attractive income – Digitorney turns this into reality. Our new approach to collaboration is designed for lawyers who work for renowned law firms wishing to find a well-balanced combination of private and professional life.

Depending on the experience and the affiliation, corporate lawyers can reach various seniority levels at Digitorney:

  • Executive Digitorney
  • Managing Digitorney
  • Senior Digitorney

Please provide your CV plus references: poolattorney@digitorney.com

BD Services

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We develop law firms in changing markets

Beyond its digital collaboration network, Digitorney offers business development solutions tailored to the needs of corporate law firms. Our attorneys render strategic and operational services in terms of marketing and project management at fixed rates jointly with our network partners:

  • Pitch presentations
  • Visualization of transaction structures and legal solutions
  • Implementation of content marketing solutions (e.g. video clips, newsletters, surveys)
  • Events (e.g. conferences) for clients
  • Digital solutions (e.g. corporate website, social media)
  • Corporate design
  • Corporate services (e.g. serviced offices, office addresses)
  • etc.

Please contact us for support in terms of your business development: info@digitorney.com

about

About – us for you

Digitorney stands for legal top performance – provided for international corporate law firms by digital means. Our virtual pool of lawyers, consisting of highly qualified experts coming from all fields of corporate law, is available on a flexible basis for temporary use in complex legal cases, short-term research requests as well as for long-term legal cases.

Digitorney provides for lawyers having gained experience working in corporate law firms or legal departments the ideal platform to obtain an optimized work-life balance: after a parental leave or in the event of professional changes (e.g. early „retirement“ – for the lucky ones among us…), Digitorney enables highly qualified lawyers to work for corporate law firms on a freelance basis at any time and from anywhere while gaining an attractive income. In addition, both sole practitioners and law firm boutiques can strengthen their deal pipeline pipeline through Digitorney. Moreover, students and law clerks are able to gain premium experiences and to knit a qualified network.

Team

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We all love what we do

Digitorney banks on a diverse team with management experience in corporate law firms, seasoned lawyers and digital natives. We are convinced that our business model requires a good mixture of entrepreneurial, highly energetic and disruptive mindset as well as rock-solid traditional legal advisory know-how. Digitorney brings it all together and lets its clients benefit from premium leadership consultancy across the globe.

Gaby Baaijens

Gaby Baaijens

Gaby Baaijens is Head of Digitorney Benelux. She worked over twelve years for the The Hague, Amsterdam and Frankfurt (Germany) offices of the largest Benelux law firm and over three years for a Big4 accounting firm where she was responsible for the „German Desk”. Since March 2015, Gaby is an entrepreneur developing new tools and activities focusing on international finance and (tax) law. In parallel, Gaby lectures and publishes articles frequently on international tax law topics.

Dr. Ruediger Theiselmann

Dr. Ruediger Theiselmann

Dr. Ruediger Theiselmann, LL.M.oec. is Chairman and Head of Western Europe at Digitorney. He works as an attorney in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and used to be an executive partner in the management team of a law firm. Prior to that, he worked for two banks and served as Head of Corporate Center in the investment banking division. He gained experience in establishing digital business models in the financial and media sector. Jointly with his team at Huckberg GmbH, he implements strategic projects and corporate ventures worldwide. In parallel, Ruediger is a lecturer in business laws at the University of Cologne and the European Business School in Wiesbaden.

Oleg Rivkin

Oleg Rivkin

Oleg Rivkin is Head of North America at Digitorney based in New York City. He looks back on nearly 25 years’ experience as attorney and partner in U.S. law firms and specializes in international litigation. In 2016, he founded his own law firm in Manhattan and is responsible for Digitorney’s operations in the U.S. and Canada.

Tobias Fabian Huinink, MBA

Tobias Fabian Huinink, MBA

Tobias Fabian Huinink, MBA is Head of Digitorney Asia. He worked for a world-leading recycling and environment group as well as raw material supplier where he headed the corporate development in China for several years. Thereafter he joined a law firm in Hamburg as a Partner and has advised the owners as well as the senior management of Asian investors in terms of acquisitions in Europe with special focus commercial real estate.

Maria Flavia do Amaral, LL.M.

Maria Flavia do Amaral, LL.M.

Maria Flavia do Amaral is Head of South America at Digitorney. She studied law and economics in Brasil, USA and Germany and received an LL.M. in the USA. Prior to joining Digitorney, she worked for international corporate law firms in Brasil and Germany, co-founded and managed (for four years) a logistics-servicer in Brasil; at the same time, she has been working on her doctoral thesis at the University of Cologne. Since 2016 she is in charge of the establishment of Digitorney’s operations and network in South America.

Lutz-Philipp Lange

Lutz-Philipp Lange

Lutz-Philipp Lange is Head of Real Estate Solutions at Digitorney und develops individual real estate projects tailored to the needs of corporate law firms. He looks back on more than 15 years’ experience in commercial real estates. After having finished his apprenticeship in banking and his legal education, he received an MBA and joined a real estate group where he was responsible for the asset management department. Thereafter, we worked for a real estate fund. In parallel, he is a Managing Partner at Rohrer Real Estate Management GmbH based in Frankfurt am Main.

Offices

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Call us around the globe

Digitorney runs five hubs in various jurisdictions and covers more than 30 countries worldwide. Our regional heads coordinate all activities in the respective region and makes sure that corporate law firms find the right pool-lawyers. Should you need additional resources, please contact us: mandate@digitorney.com

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Digitorney Benelux

Cuserstraat 93
NL-1081 CN Amsterdam
Netherlands

Phone: +31(0)6 36 52 38 25

Email: amsterdam@digitorney.com

>> Head of Benelux: Gaby Baaijens

Frankfurt (HQ)

Frankfurt (HQ)

Digitorney Headquarters

Untermainkai 20
D-60329 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Phone: +49(0)69 254 74 202-0
Email: frankfurt@digitorney.com

>> Chairman: Dr. Ruediger Theiselmann

London

London

Digitorney Western Europe

110 Philbeach Gardens
London SW5 9ET
United Kingdom

Phone: +44(0) 758.427.8343
Email: london@digitorney.com

>> Head of Digitorney Western Europe: Dr. Ruediger Theiselmann

New York

New York

Digitorney North America

800 Third Avenue, Suite 2501
New York City, New York 10022
United States of America

Phone: +1 212.231.977
Email: newyork@digitorney.com

>> Head of Digitorney North America: Oleg Rivkin

São Paulo

São Paulo

Digitorney South America

Av. Cidade Jardim, 803 Jardim Paulistano
São Paulo 01453-000
Brasil

Phone: +55 41.9949.5020
Email: saopaulo@digitorney.com

>> Head of Digitorney South America: Maria Flavia do Amaral

Shanghai

Shanghai

Digitorney Asia

506 South Huang Pi Nan Road
Building 11
Shanghai 200000
China

Phone: +86 186.11099.906
Email: shanghai@digitorney.com

>> Head of Digitorney Asia: Tobias Fabian Huinink, MBA

Strategic Partners

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We bank on strong relationships

In Benelux, we collaborate with selected strategic partners across disciplines and continents in order to provide premium business development services to corporate law firms:

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