Paul A. Josephus Jitta, partner and lawyer at BUREN, specializes in (inter) national corporate law. He mainly advises national and international companies on (cross-border) M&A transactions. He also litigates on corporate law and trade disputes, often on the termination of international joint ventures and partnerships. Paul, who is also the honorary consul of Ecuador in Amsterdam, is co-head of BUREN’s Latin America desk.
Paul was one of the initiators of the Cancun case in 2009, an inquiry that led to groundbreaking case law of the Supreme Court in 2014 on directors’ and officers' liability in joint ventures.
Paul graduated in 1993 in Dutch law from the University of Amsterdam, having taken minors at the University of Salamanca, Spain. In 2000 he completed the Business Law specialization course at Erasmus University. According to legal expert guides such as Chambers & Partners and Legal500, clients praise him for his sound knowledge and commercial instincts, describing him as very responsive, pragmatic and "deal-driven".
Paul is fluent in Dutch, English, German and Spanish.
As from 1 February 2020, Paul A. Josephus Jitta will be joining BUREN as a partner. With the appointment of Paul Josephus Jitta, formerly partner at the Amsterdam office of Heussen Lawyers and Notaries,
On the 25th of April we were honored and proud to have welcomed a delegation of the Ministry of Justice headed