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Eric Spreij

Lawyer Corporate / M&A

Eric has approximately 20 years of experience in transactional practice. Clients consider him to be smart, quick and creative. He is always willing to go the extra mile and realizes better than anyone that clients want solutions. Eric works for businesses both at home and abroad and has specific experience within the food, ICT, agri, transport, construction and (cleantech) industry sectors. In 2021 he won the 'Acquisition Lawyer of the Year' award from Brookz - platform for corporate acquisitions and

Areas of expertise

Transaction practice

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • joint ventures and other forms of cooperation
  • restructuring
  • private equity and informal investments

Litigation practice

  • disputes between shareholders, Executive Board and/or Supervisory Board
  • acquisition disputes
  • non-compete clauses
  • D&O liability

Advisory practice

  • corporate governance
  • the position of statutory directors
  • corporate law
  • creating holding company structures

Register of legal practice areas

Eric has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):

  • corporate law

Pursuant to this registration, Eric is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar (Nederlandse orde van advocaten).


  • Dutch Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2000)
  • Grotius specialist training in Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Grotius postgraduate specialist Education in Commercial and Corporate Law


Other positions

Eric held several additional positions, including that of chairman of the Cameretten Foundation and board member of the Ambulance Wish Foundation. He also regularly gives courses on corporate law topics.