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Linda Thonen focuses her practice on corporate law, corporate governance, and related notarial law. She handles matters related to international acquisition structures, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, demergers, international tax-driven structures, reorganizations, restructurings, and secured lending and refinancing. Linda also advises companies on their corporate structure, housekeeping, and duties and obligations regarding governance.


  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Corporate (cross-border) transactions
  • Management participations
  • General corporate law
  • Real estate



  • 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.
  • Post-Graduate Professional Training, Civil Law Notary, Royal Dutch Association of Civil Law Notaries, 2011

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 EMEA Guide, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, 2022
  • Selected, Thomson-Reuters, "Stand-Out Lawyers," 2022
  • Listed, Acritas Stars™ Independently Rated Lawyers, “Star Lawyers,” 2021
  • Member, The Royal Dutch Association of Civil-law Notaries (Koninklijke Notariële Beroepsorganisatie) 


  • Post-Graduate Degree, Corporate Law, Grotius Academy, University of Nijmegen
  • LL.M., Notarial Law, University of Amsterdam
  • The Netherlands
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent