Paul Josephus Jitta

Partner | Lawyer

Paul Josephus Jitta specialises 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 Spain & 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 a member of the Amsterdam Bar, the IBA Closely Held and Business Enterprises Committee (CHAGBE) and the IBA Latin American Regional Forum (LARF).

Paul is fluent in Dutch, English, German and Spanish.

Ranking | Chambers Global & Europe Guide 2022 
Paul Josephus Jitta
 of Buren N.V. advises the management of Dutch companies on divestments, as well as assisting with the Dutch aspects of multi-jurisdictional transactions, often involving Latin America. A client describes him as 'very accessible and very pragmatic' | Band 4


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ESG Desk, Corporate, Dispute Resolution, M&A and Private Equity, Spain & Latin-America




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