Paul Westhoff

Paul Westhoff


Paul Westhoff is a civil law notary and focuses on the area of corporate law. Paul advises international clients on corporate structures and reorganizations, capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, venture capital transactions and joint ventures. In addition, Paul also provides services in connection with incorporations of private and public companies, transfers and issuance of registered shares.


  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital markets
  • Incorporations of private and public companies
  • Corporate restructurings
  • Venture capital
  • Joint ventures
  • Banking & Finance



  • Represented German, U.S. and Dutch company in connection with a cross-border triangular merger and the subsequent dual listing of the surviving Dutch company on the Nasdaq and Frankfurt stock exchange.
  • Represented telecom company in connection with its dual listings on the Bourse de Paris and Nasdaq stock exchange.
  • Represented information technology company in connection with its dual listings on the Bourse de Paris and the Nasdaq.
  • Represented global communication company in connection with restructuring and reorganization.
  • Represented Canadian-listed telecom company in connection with a rights offering on the Toronto stock exchange.
  • Represented English global communication and information technology company in a joint venture transaction with an Italian aerospace company.
  • Represented various Dutch banks in connection with cross-border lease transactions of electricity and gas networks.
  • Represented Dutch-listed company in a reversed takeover transaction.
  • Represented listed telecom company in its restructuring and recapitalization, involving a debt for equity swap, a cash investment, and a warrants offering.


  • Team Member, Winning Team, "Cross Border Sector Deals – Technology, Media and Telecom Deal of the Year (Over $1 Billion)" and "Cross Border Regional Deals – US-Europe Deal of the Year" for Amaya Inc.’s acquisition of Rational Group, owner of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, The M&A Advisor’s 7th Annual International M&A Awards, 2015
  • Member, Winning Deal Team, "Debt Financing Deal of the Year," The M&A Advisor Awards, 2014
  • Member, Royal Notarial Association (Koninklijke Notariële Beroepsorganisatie)


  • LL.M., Notarial Law, University of Leiden, Faculty of Law, 1992
  • The Netherlands
  • Dutch, Native
  • 英語, Fluent
  • French, Fluent