Experienced. Effective.

Laurine van den Bos, Leo Spigt and Joost Edixhoven form the frontline of a niche law firm located in Amsterdam with direct lines of communication between clients and partners. We specialise in corporate law, insolvency law and contract law. We handle transactions, render advice and conduct legal proceedings.

Trusted senior advisor Marius Josephus Jitta deploys his experience in order to solve cases efficiently and effectively. When needed, we work together with freelancers and specialists in other areas of expertise.

You may rely on us for start-ups, joint ventures, investments and divestments, commercial contracts, restructurings and insolvency, continuity and succession issues, governance issues and board room advice, conflicts, liability, litigation and mediation – in brief, all challenges that may occur in the life cycle of your enterprise. We offer solid and practical solutions in complex matters.

Experienced. Effective. ENSPIGT.

Laurine van den Bos Leo Spigt Joost Edixhoven Marius Josephus Jittabg Lida Verdonck

Laurine van den Bos

Partner & Lawyer


Specialises in corporate law and contract law, with a focus on transactions. Handles (corporate and financial) restructurings, acquisitions, private equity transactions and advises on the setting up of joint ventures and other forms of cooperation. Furthermore, she advises on shareholders' disputes. Represents financials, investors and corporates. Special sector focus on real estate and energy.


Graduated from the Amsterdam University in 1996 (Dutch civil law). After secondments at Loeff Claeys Verbeke in New York and Allen & Overy in London, she started her career as a litigation lawyer in 1997 at Loeff Claeys Verbeke and continued her career within the M&A department of Allen & Overy in 1999. After having worked in the business sector for a while, she continued to practice as a lawyer at Spigt Litigators in 2008 where she became partner in 2011. One of the founding partners of ENSPIGT.

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Leo Spigt

Partner & Lawyer


Specialises in corporate law and insolvency law. Acting as senior counsel in the firm's major liti­gation files. A true trouble-shooter. Often appointed as trustee by the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal and the Joint Court of Justice of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba.


Has practised as a lawyer since the seventies. Admitted to the bar in 1975. Board member of a number of business and social institutions. Former dean of the Dutch Bar Association. One of the founding partners of ENSPIGT.

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Joost Edixhoven

Partner & Lawyer


Joost specializes in corporate and commercial litigation with a focus on mass torts litigation. He has significant experience in preventing and resolving disputes relating to, inter alia, share­holder disputes, (inter­national) insolvency and directors’ liability claims in the national and inter­national context. He is active in the field of banking litigation and involved in various mass torts proceedings.


Graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 2002 (Dutch civil law). Practiced as a corporate litigation lawyer with SpigtHoff Advocaten, later Spigt Litigators (2002-2012). Practiced law as an independent lawyer with a side­step in environmental governance science as of 2013 (Delft University of Technology and University of Amsterdam). Became a partner at ENSPIGT on September 1st 2016.

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Marius Josephus Jitta



Marius (1946) has considerable experience in strategically advising companies on M&A related matters both in public and private transactions (as a bidder/purchaser, seller or target), companies in financial difficulties and corporate litigation. Marius is an experienced arbitrator. He served as chair of the Gecombineerde Commissie Vennootschapsrecht (the joint committee on company law of the Dutch Bar Association and the Royal Association of Dutch public notaries) and was a member of the Commitee on financial reporting (an advisory committee of the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets).

Marius regularly publishes on issues of corporate law. He worked with Stibbe in Amsterdam from 1973 until the middle of 2016.

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Lida Verdonck

Office Manager

Lida Verdonck is office manager. Since 1989 Lida has been working as a secretary in the legal branche; since 2007 as Leo Spigt’s secretary and since the start of ENSPIGT in 2014, as office manager.

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Cases and Experience

Board room ADVISOR of the American supervisory board members of Qwest in the bankruptcy of KPN Qwest

Advising a Dutch construction group on a JOINT VENTURE dispute

Handling SALE of a majority stake in Kyoto Cooling to Cloudsite

TRUSTEE in cross-border bankruptcy of Bell Group

Assisting multinational with financial RESTRUCTURING

REORGANISATION of car-wash business including 40 franchisees

Handling SALE by international energy company of its LPG daughter

LITIGATION for French seller against German purchaser about claims under guarantee with regard to Dutch holding company of casino business

SALE & LEASE BACK of congress hotel to German hotel fund

Handling SALE by Propertize of a Spanish real estate project

DRAFTING standard set of asset en property management agreements for European shopping centre manager

Handling SALE of hotel portfolio to new Dutch operator

TURN-KEY ACQUISITION of new hotel formula

Setting up a JOINT VENTURE for Dutch developer in Brazil

Assisting German real estate fund with ACQUISITION and PROPERTY MANAGEMENT of Dutch real estate portfolio



Accessible and dedicated.

A long lasting relationship with our clients is key. Therefore, we invest time and energy in getting to know your enterprise and becoming your sparring partner.

Courageous and passionate

Our aim is to unburden our clients; besides a practical, critical and pro-active approach, this requires courage and passion.

A good balance between costs and cause

By being agile and oriented and to always bear in mind the good of the cause, we avoid unpleasant surprises.

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