Pauline has extensive experience of cross-border M&A and venture capital transactions offering swift, pragmatic and commercial solutions. 

Pauline is a partner and Head of our Corporate Practice in the Netherlands.

Her key practice areas are cross-border M&A and she advises both national and international companies in her primary practice areas of company law and M&A, with a particular focus on the Life Sciences, Tech & Communications and Media sectors.

With particular experience in cross-border M&A transactions, Pauline has managed, as counsel to both purchasers and vendors, numerous multi-jurisdiction share and asset transactions. She is also regularly involved in venture capital and private equity deals, advising venture capitalists as well as target companies.

In addition, Pauline regularly advises clients on a wide range of debt and equity finance matters.

Feedback from clients includes that  Pauline 'meets deadlines some deem unmeetable' and  is ‘an excellent corporate lawyer, with a knack for understanding commercial, economic and business factor and immune to stress - she is always working with deadlines but remains very easy-going and quick to respond.'

Pauline was admitted to the bar in 1996, joined us in 2001 and became a partner in 2003.

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Lawyer Testimonials
  1. "meets deadlines some deem unmeetable"

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2018
  2. "Reliable, decisive" practice head Pauline Vos is "a pleasure to work with".

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2017
  3. The "responsive", "pragmatic" Pauline Vos heads Bird & Bird’s "proactive" team.

    Legal 500 EMEA, 2015