E.A. (Henk) Brat
attorney-at-law | partner
Henk specialises in Corporate Law, including restructurings, corporate recovery, complex negotiations, with a focus on M&A and corporate litigation. He assists clients in shareholder disputes, disputes in professional service firms and disputes within companies. In practice, Henk mainly acts on behalf of business entrepreneurs, director-major shareholders and investors, who are mostly active in the healthcare industry (and more specifically in oral healthcare), ICT and hospitality.
Henk is driven by the desire to constantly improve himself and to become a better version of himself. In doing so, he also tries to get the best out of others. He is challenged by crisis situations and complex negotiations. In his practice, his goal is to help the client in the best way possible so that the client can refocus on its business.
Henk is energetic, open-minded and possesses analytical skills and binding leadership. In addition, he is pragmatic and solution-oriented. He can quickly get to the point and is a sounding board for business entrepreneurs. This allows the client to quickly find a solution and Henk avoids procedures and unnecessary costs. He creates space for the client to focus on its business.
Clients describe Henk as someone who fights for his clients and always manages to bring the case to a successful conclusion.
Admitted to the Bar in the Netherlands
1 November 1997
Joined Banning Advocaten on
1 May 2021
Master of Laws – University of Amsterdam
Member of the Supervisory Board of Phizi
Member of the Dutch Corporate Litigation Association
Registered legal practice areas
Henk has registered the following principal legal practice area in the Netherlands Bar's register of legal practice areas: Corporate Law. Based on this registration he is 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.
Challenge me to find the right solution for your case. I have an eye for your commercial and personal interests and know better than anyone else what motivates you as a business entrepreneur. We will solve it together.