About Stefan Bais

Stefan Bais is a partner and attorney-at-law at AKD who specialises in corporate law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. Stefan assists and advises clients in conjunction with (corporate) restructurings, transfer-pricing projects, joint ventures and corporate governance.

He acts on behalf of medium-sized and large businesses which usually operate at international level. When advising he always tries to find the balance between short and long-term interests and take account of the position of the various stakeholders.

His clients appreciate his eye for their business objectives and the broad perspective on which his consultancy is based.

The advice which Stefan gives usually requires cooperation with various disciplines, both within AKD and with other parties. A large number of clients have regarded Stefan for many years as the ideal person to tackle such a multidisciplinary approach. AKD has a strong network of fellow law firms in jurisdictions in which it is not represented and Stefan works with these on a daily basis.

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More about

  • Leiden University: Civil Law and Corporate Law 
  • Grotius Academy: 'Corporate Structures’ with distinction.
Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
  • AIJA - Corporate M&A
Legal practice areas the Netherlands Bar’s register

Stefan Bais has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas

in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):


  • Corporate law


Based on this registration, Stefan 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.