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Eric Spreij

Corporate / M&A

Eric has roughly 20 years’ experience in transaction practice. Clients value his insight, speed and creativity. Eric is always willing to go the extra mile and is keenly aware that clients want solutions. Eric works for the business community in the Netherlands and abroad. He has experience in a number of specific sectors, including food, ICT, agribusiness, transport, construction and clean-tech industry.

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 specialist training in Commercial and Corporate Law


Other positions

Eric has a number of ancillary activities. He is the chairperson of Stichting Cameretten and a member of the board of Stichting Ambulance Wens, among other positions. He also regularly teaches courses on corporate law topics.