About Pieter 

Pieter has been an attorney with La Gro since 2007, and he co-managed the firm as a managing partner from 2019-2021. From his experience as an attorney and managing partner, he assists entrepreneurs in mergers and acquisitions, shareholder disputes, governance trajectories, and other strategic processes. He leads the Corporate and M&A Team as well as the European Law (Procurement Law, Competition Law and State Aid) Team. He tells it like it is, determines the strategy and will take care of things for you. 


  • Business law
  • Procurement law
  • Competition law
  • State aid law

Qualifications and experience

  • 2007, Tilburg University (Business Law)
  • 2012, Postgraduate Grotius Programme (European and Dutch Procurement Law – distinction)
  • 2015, Follow-up Grotius Programme (Procurement Law)
  • 2018, Grotius Programme (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Member of the Procurement Law Association
  • Member of the Competition Law Association;
  • Member (of the board) of the Trade and Industry Council in Bodegraven.

Recent cases

  • Business law: drawing up and advising on various types of contracts (joint ventures, takeovers, shareholders’ agreements), litigating and advising in business law disputes (shareholder disputes, decision annulments), advising on distribution, agency, franchise, and procurement agreements;
  • Procurement law: assisting public authorities and contracting entities and companies (tenderers) in procurement law disputes, as well as advising on tendering procedures, area development, land allocation, including advice in the state aid law domain, if applicable;
  • Competition law: representing and assisting clients in cases of enforcement and supervision by the Netherlands Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM), advising on mergers and other (collaboration) agreements (distribution, agency, franchise, and procurement agreements), advising on matters relating to the Dutch Market & Government Act;
  • State aid law: assisting and advising (semi-)public bodies and companies in the area of state aid, including in the purchase and sale of land, financing constructions, public-private partnerships and land development, reporting aid or filing complaints with the European Commission, assisting parties in audits by the European Commission;
Contact details
P.B.J. (Pieter) van den Oord

Attorney at Law | Partner 

Competition and State Aid | Procurement Law | Corporate Advisory & Litigation

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