Levenbach Advocaten

Levenbach Advocaten is a business oriented law firm based in Amsterdam. We represent national and international clients with legal issues regarding Corporate Law, Employment Law, Insolvency Law and Intellectual Property Law.
Our strength not only results from our experience and expertise, but also in the fact that we enjoy new challenges and make it our business to complete your case to the tiniest detail, whether big or small. We have an open and direct relationship with our clients and make sure that we are all on the same page. We are enthusiasts and our team of unique and diverse personalities is committed to provide practical and clear legal solutions in a no nonsense way

Aernout Zappey
Partner / Employment law, Real estate and Contract law
Aernout is an experienced attorney (+ 15 years) who combines quick insight into the essential elements of a legal problem with sound advice and execution. In addition, Aernout has the right drafting and negotiating skills to act as a lawyer for a diverse group of clients. Aernout enjoys working with (international) clients who are result oriented. Aernout also has the experience and creativity of entrepreneurship, so he can easily communicate with (young) entrepreneurs and understands their needs. Aernout has successfully completed the Grotius Specialization Course in Real Estate. Aernout has successfully completed the AOM Specialization Course in Labor Law and Business Law. Specializations: (Inter)national contract law; Labour law; Real estate.
Auke de Vries
Partner / Corporate law
Auke de Vries is a partner in the corporate and commercial team. He represents national and international clients in corporate transactions and advises on a variety of commercial contracts
Stephan Voermans
Partner / Insolvency law
Stephan has been a lawyer since 2003 and mainly advises and litigates in disputes in the field of corporate law and insolvency law. Stephan also has a lot of experience in the field of reorganisations, takeovers and securities. Stephan gets regularly appointed by the court as a trustee in bankruptcies or administrator in suspension of payments. Due to his extensive experience in insolvency law, Stephan is very suitable to assist clients in disputes with trustees and in cases concerning directors liability, as well as to advise on a restart or acquisition from bankruptcy. Stephan has successfully completed the Grotius Specialization course in Financing & Securities and the Grotius Specialization course in Insolvency Law.
Floor van Zielst
Attorney at law
Floor is an associate and specialized in commercial contract law. She advises both national and international clients of all aspects of commercial contracts, including collaboration agreements, distribution agreements and agency. She is a member of the Dutch Association for Distribution, Franchise and Agency Law (DFA).
Jurriaan Ypma
Attorney at law / Corporate law
Jurriaan specializes in advising (inter)national companies on corporate law matters and represents clients in corporate transactions such as acquisitions, mergers and restructurings. In addition, Jurriaan advises on a variety of commercial contracts.
Roland Camphuis
Attorney at law
Roland was sworn in as a lawyer in 2019, specializing in insolvency law and labor law. He began his career at a large international firm in Amsterdam and has been working at Levenbach since 2022. Roland advises on and litigates many issues in the field of insolvency law. He is also frequently appointed as a trustee by the Amsterdam court in bankruptcies. As a result, he has extensive experience representing the interests of parties on both sides, enabling him to quickly get to the heart of the matter.
Floor Beeren
Attorney at law
Floor was sworn in as a lawyer in 2021, having completed her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Private Law at the University of Amsterdam. Following several successful internships at prominent Dutch and international law firms specializing in litigation and corporate/M&A practice, she has been working in the corporate commercial practice since January 2021, with a focus on commercial contracts.
Rynk Poelsma
Attorney at law
Rynk graduated in Private Law from the University of Groningen in 2023 and shortly thereafter, in February 2024, joined Levenbach. Rynk previously completed internships in the areas of litigation and insolvency at large international law firms. At our firm, he focuses on corporate law and insolvency practice.
Manish Banshi
Bankruptcy officer
Manish is currently studying Economics and Business Economics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Within Levenbach, Manish has been working as a bankruptcy assistant within the insolvency practice since 2024.
Caroline McGirr


Levenbach Advocaten

The advocates listed below have registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal areas:

Floor van Zielst is registered for contract law;

Jurriaan Ypma is registered for corporate law;

Auke de Vries is registered for corporate law;

Daniël Sjouke is registered for insolvency law;

Stephan Voermans is registered for insolvency law;

Aernout Zappey is registered for employment law and tenancy law;

Roland Camphuis is registered for insolvency law.

Based on this registration, they are required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.