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Sabine Schoute heads the Amsterdam Finance & Restructuring Group. She focuses her practice on virtually all types of finance, including general syndicated lending, leveraged finance, corporate finance, property and project finance, and restructurings and workouts. Sabine has acted for a wide range of private equity sponsors, real estate investors, borrowers, lenders, and other stakeholders. Before joining Greenberg Traurig in 2020, Sabine worked at a large international law and tax firm for almost 10 years during which she spent two years in their New York office.

Sabine is a member of the RE-STRUC team, a multidisciplinary team within Greenberg Traurig comprising focus areas including real estate, restructuring, including WHOA (“Dutch Restructuring Scheme”), financing, conflict management, alternative dispute resolution, RICS accredited mediation services, regulatory and tax. Please visit our dedicated RE-STRUC page for more information.

Sabine is a member of the Amsterdam Sustainability Desk. The Sustainability Desk is available daily and provides assistance and support for real estate sustainability inquiries in the Netherlands and the EU. Please visit our dedicated Sustainability Desk page for more information.


  • General (cross-border) bank and institutional finance
  • Leveraged finance
  • Asset-based finance
  • Property finance
  • Project finance
  • (Cross-border) Financial restructuring transactions
  • Non-performing loan sales



  • Represented Crestview Partners in connection with the acquisition of Emerald EMS, an electronics manufacturing services provider specializing in high-mix, low-volume engineering, design, prototyping, testing, assembly and lifecycle support services for blue-chip original equipment manufacturers across a range of end markets.
  • Represented Black Dragon Capital in connection with its acquisition of Grass Valley, a leading technology supplier of advanced broadcast and media solutions, with operations in over 20 different jurisdictions worldwide.
  • Secondee, Deutsche Bank Nederland N.V., Leveraged Finance Team, 2014

Recognition & Leadership

  • Recognized, Alex van Groningen, “Best Young Talent M&A” in the Netherlands, 2015
  • Recognized, The Legal 500 EMEA Guide, Banking and Financing: Borrower Side "Next Generation Partner", 2022-2023
  • Member, Netherlands Bar Association
  • Board Member, New Amsterdam City Swim Foundation (New York), 2015-2017
  • Secretary/Member of the Board, Amsterdam Young Bar Association, 2011-2012


  • Post Graduate Degree, Financing and Securities, Grotius Academy
  • LL.M., Corporation Law, New York University School of Law
    • Fulbright Scholar
  • LL.M., cum laude, University of Amsterdam
  • LL.B., University of Amsterdam
  • The Netherlands
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent