Paul A. Josephus Jitta


Phone: +31 (0)20 312 28 12

Mobile: +31 (0)6 206 18 755




Paul is a partner in the corporate law practice and specialises in advising and assisting both national and international companies on domestic and cross-border M&A transactions and corporate and commercial litigation.

Recent work

  • Providing transaction support to an international real estate developer in its purchase of a majority stake in an Argentinian real estate development company;
  • Assisting a leading Dutch childcare company with its buy & build strategy resulting in the purchase of several target companies;
  • Providing transaction support to the Dutch vendors of a group of 15 casinos via a controlled auction resulting in a sale to the Dutch casino market leader;
  • Providing transaction support to a listed international media group regarding its strategic participation in a leading Dutch bag web shop;
  • Corporate litigation regarding malpractice of a board of directors, resulting in new case law from the Dutch Supreme Court on governance of joint venture companies (Cancun-Case).



Paul is recognised as "leader in his field" by Chambers & Partners, which quotes clients describing him as follows: 'A high-energy, very bright lawyer and quick thinker, Paul is also able to grasp the key issues quickly and is able to communicate them very clearly’. According to the Legal500 Guide Paul is ‘very experienced, efficient and technically impeccable’.

Paul has a post graduate degree in Corporate Law from the ERASMUS University of Rotterdam. Paul is fluent in Dutch, English and Spanish and heads HEUSSEN’s Spain and Latin-America Desk. In addition, Paul is Ecuador’s honorary consul in Amsterdam.


HEUSSEN Advocaten & Notarissen
Oval Tower, 10e etage
1101 HE Amsterdam
Nederland (Netherlands)
  Location details

Foreign languages: Dutch, English, Spanish

Practice groups:
Mergers & Acquisitions
Contract & Commercial law
Spain & Latin America desk

  • 2018
  • Recommended lawyer L500 2018