Member Details

  • Netherlands

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  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Oosteinde 27, 1017 WT
Amsterdam Netherlands

Committee Member

Shai is a steering committee member for our M&A Group 2018.

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Shai Kuttner studied law at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and qualified as a lawyer in 1984. He worked as a lawyer in the United States from 1986 to 1991. Shai came to the Netherlands in 1992 and studied European law and tax law at the University of Amsterdam. Shai speaks fluent Hebrew and English, and he is a member of the New York Bar Association and the Israeli Bar Association.

Shai was the founding partner of a midsize international law firm in Amsterdam in 1994. He and a team of his colleagues joined forces with BWK Partners in 2014. Shai is the international practice coordinator at BWK Partners and he is also managing partner of the firm’s branch office in Israel. Shai’s practice mainly concentrates on international structuring, mergers & acquisitions, and related legal matters.

Shai has extensive experience in cross-border mergers & acquisitions as well as finance and  investments transactions. He has close ties with multinational companies in Europe, Israel and the United States and with large private companies and investors operating in a number of sectors including high-tech and medical equipment, energy, manufacturing and real estate.  

Firm Description

BWK Partners is a corporate law firm based  in Amsterdam that specializes in Dutch and cross-border M&A, finance, investments, trade, (corporate) litigation and employment law.

We assist with mergers, acquisitions, investments, reorganizations and joint ventures. We have broad experience with due diligence inquiries and the drafting of transaction documents such as share purchase agreements, asset/liability transaction documents and shareholders’ agreements.

The BWK Partners team consists of approximately 15 attorneys and support staff who combine a high working standard with the personal commitment of a trusted advisor. We are ambitious, accessible and to the point.

Our attorneys constantly strive for a sustainable and constructive working relationship with our clients that is based on trust and professionalism. We believe such a relationship can only exist through an intimate understanding of our client’s business needs. That is why we will always invest in knowing our clients.