Where advisory excellence meets the ever-curious creative.

What we do

Triple T facilitate and support international business growth through innovative, conscientious legal services. More than providing a stand-alone law solution, we explore what business affirming role we can play in each unique journey.

To be truly international, we need to be open. Open to new ways of working, observant of the markets and industries that move around us and most importantly, creative in how we continue to be efficient and impactful. And we never stop learning and adapting to what that is.

Collaboration and technology are more than tools; they are what define our culture and practice. Neither are concerned with surface, short-term solutions. Instead we opt to stand back and take a fresh look at how every problem can be tackled and what deeper value we can bring to the table.

By working as a legal collective we foster a culture of collaboration, not competitiveness, ensuring we serve our client rather than ourselves. This shared knowledge is our currency.

Technology goes hand in hand with this, placing our clients in a new position and our industry in a new context. Typical legal processes are re-envisioned and redesigned to streamline and support simply better practice.

Exemplary experts. Eager to learn more.

Regardless of experience and skill, all Triple T advisors are united by a drive to uncover opportunities and create new ways forward. Meet the people behind the profession.

Tom van Duuren Managing Partner View profile
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Tom van Duuren

tom.vanduuren@tripletbusinesslawyers.com
Managing Partner

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Global Areas of Practice
Corporate, Finance, Tax

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Tom van Duuren (1960) is founder and managing partner of Triple T Business Lawyers. He holds master degrees in law (Free University Amsterdam) as well as tax law (University of Amsterdam) and a Ph.D. in corporate/tax law (University of Tilburg). He was appointed civil law notary in 1994. Tom has been partner at Clifford Chance for many years, navigating the world of international corporate and finance transactions for the better part of his professional life. As leader and mentor of his team he is ready to tackle whatever advisory project comes his way.

References Best Lawyers in the Netherlands 2014-2015, practice area Corporate Best Lawyers Best Lawyers in the Netherlands 2013-2014, practice area Corporate Best Lawyers Fellow at Zuidas Instituut voor Financieel recht en Ondernemingsrecht (ZIFO) Free University, Amsterdam
Saskia van Wakeren Paralegal View profile
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Saskia van Wakeren

saskia.vanwakeren@tripletbusinesslawyers.com
Paralegal

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+31 (0)20 333 02 45
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Global Areas of Practice
Corporate, Funds

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Saskia van Wakeren (1977) joins Triple T Business Lawyers as a Paralegal. She has worked in the notarial practice for more than a decade and for many years she has been an invaluable member of Tom’s legal team at Clifford Chance. Saskia has vast experience in funds formation, cross border mergers and demergers, corporate restructurings, implementing deal structures for corporate and finance transactions as well as organizing corporate housekeeping for clients.

Stephanie ter Brake Professional Support Lawyer View profile
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Stephanie ter Brake

stephanie.terbrake@tripletbusinesslawyers.com
Professional Support Lawyer

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+31 (0)20 333 02 47
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Global Areas of Practice
Corporate, Finance

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Stephanie ter Brake (1986) completed a masters in law (LL.M.) at the VU University Amsterdam in 2012. During her study she worked at several top tier law firms in The Netherlands. Furthermore, she went on exchange to Toronto, studying at Osgoode Hall Law School. After graduation, Stephanie started as a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Civil Law of the VU University Amsterdam and at the Zuidas Institute for Financial Law and Company Law (ZIFO). She conducted research on the tasks and duties of management boards of private law legal entities. In addition to doing research Stephanie was teaching Law & Governance.

Marieke van Duuren Client Relations View profile
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Marieke van Duuren

marieke.vanduuren@tripletbusinesslawyers.com
Client Relations

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+31 (0)20 333 02 49

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Client Relations

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Marieke van Duuren (1969) completed a master in Business Administration (MBA) at the RUG University Groningen. In addition she obtained a post graduate CFA 1 at the VU University Amsterdam. After her graduation she joined ABN AMRO Bank to become account manager corporate clients. In 2007 Marieke founded a consultancy specialising in finance and business development for the legal sector. She is on top of the drivers of change in the law industry and is eager to adopt fresh ideas for process innovation and client relations. As seasoned professional and entrepreneur Marieke will be in charge of Triple T’s business development and client relations.

Ester Hendriks Paralegal View profile
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Ester Hendriks

ester.hendriks@tripletbusinesslawyers.com
Paralegal

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Corporate

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Bc. Ester Hendriks (1973) is Paralegal at Triple T Business Lawyers. For many years Ester was an essential asset to Tom’s team at Clifford Chance. She has co-founded a business in interior design and is joining the Triple T team on a part-time basis. Ester brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of the notarial corporate practice to the team.

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Jodie Lazell

jodie.lazell@tripletbusinesslawyers.com
Network Partner

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+31 (0)20 333 02 44
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Global Areas of Practice
Corporate, M&A

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Jodie Lazell (1979) is a network partner at Triple T Business Lawyers. She hold master degrees from the University of Amsterdam in Dutch civil law and in international private law and is a corporate and contract law specialist. With over a decade of experience working for international law firms Clifford Chance (Amsterdam) and PLMJ Advogados (Lisbon), Jodie is a skilled international transaction lawyer with a wealth of expertise in the fields of corporate and contract law.

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