Freerk Gätjens

Freerk Gätjens

Lawyer flexible team structure

Freerk Gätjens has been working as an independent lawyer since 2011. Freerk is the owner and namesake of Zwolle-based niche law firm Steuerrechtskanzlei Freerk Gätjens Rechtsberatung & Steuerberatung. In addition, since November 2017, he has been part of the flexible team structure of De Haan Advocaten & Notarissen. Click here for more information about the flexible layer of De Haan Advocaten & Notarissen. Click here to read more about the flexible team structure of  De Haan Advocaten & Notarissen

As head of the German Desk, Freerk mainly supports Dutch and German companies in the field of (cross-border) tax questions and disputes with the tax authorities. He is also specialized in (German and Dutch) corporate law  (M&A) and compliance issues.

Freerk has completed several tax training / studies in both the Netherlands and Germany. In positions such as inspector, head of tax and legal of a listed German company and tax consultant (national / international) at a Big4 office, he got to know and experience the tax world from different perspectives.

Because of his successfully completed studies at the PAO Leiden, Freerk is a tax specialist (NVAB). He is also a tax advisor (NOB). Furthermore, as a former inspector of the German tax authorities, he has the title "Diplom Finanzwirt" and since 2007 he has been "Fachanwalt fur Steuerrecht" (Mitglied der Arbeitsgemeinschafts Steuerrecht by DAV). Freerk has been a member of the commission law and taxes of the DNHK for several years.

Freerk Gätjens is part of the district of Overijssel. Because of his German nationality he is also admitted Rechtsanwalt at the Landgericht Kassel / Germany.