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Barbara van Hussen

Barbara is a corporate law partner. She advises corporates, family businesses, private equity investors and venture capital parties on M&A in the mid-market. She also advises on corporate law issues, such as corporate governance, deadlock situations at shareholder level and restructurings. She excels in bringing together the interests of all stakeholders, creativity and solving problems. Before starting at JanssenBroekhuysen, Barbara was a M&A partner at DLA Piper for 16 years and for which she also served on the international executive board. Barbara is also a lecturer in  corporate law at the University of Leiden. She receives appointments as officer at companies that are subject to enquiry proceedings by the Enterprise Chamber of the Court of Appeal in Amsterdam.

Barbara has a proven track record in M&A transactions. She won the award for Best M&A Lawyer in 2011 and is ranked #1 for Corporate and M&A/Mid-Market in Chambers. 

"Lauded by clients as an "amazing lawyer," Barbara van Hussen has a strong profile in the Dutch M&A landscape. She recently moved to JanssenBroekhuysen and is vastly experienced advising mid-sized Dutch companies and large international corporations." (Chambers Guide Global 2019)


  • Company law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Venture capital
  • Corporate goverance
  • Joint ventures
  • Restructurings and distressed assets