Eric Westerburgen joins Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam from Ernst & Young

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Eric Westerburgen joins Baker & McKenzie as a partner effective January 1, 2012. He specializes in developing and implementing tax-driven international corporate and business restructurings, as well as transfer pricing and supply chain projects. His work will focus in North America, particularly on Baker & McKenzie’s US Focus Group. He previously worked at Ernst & Young.

Willem van Wettum, a partner at Baker & McKenzie said, “Eric Westerburgen will be a valuable addition to our already cutting-edge tax practice. “Baker & McKenzie has an excellent reputation worldwide, and with its fifteen offices in North America, it is considered as the premier tax law firm. With Eric Westerburgen’s arrival, we want to expand our reputation as one of the the best law firms specializing in tax for companies that are based in North America, as well as to European companies that do business in the region.”

Eric Westerburgen adds, “Baker & McKenzie has a fantastic international network and a preeminent tax practice that is very active throughout North America. My knowledge and experience with advising American clients will enable me to further expand both the inbound and outbound aspects of the multidisciplinary US Focus Group.”

The Tax Practice at Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam

The Amsterdam tax practice comprises more than 65 professionals who specialise in a wide variety of fields: tax law, economics and, foremost, transfer pricing experts. The International Tax Review (“ITR”) named Baker & McKenzie’s tax practice as the “Tax Firm of the Year in 2011.” Our firm also won this award in 2008. After naming Baker & McKenzie as the “European Indirect Tax Firm of the Year” in 2009, ITR named our Transfer Pricing Team as the “Transfer Pricing Team of the Year” in 2010.

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