Home / People / Herman Boersen
Portrait of Herman Boersen

Herman Boersen


Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Languages Dutch, English, German

Herman Boersen is a belastingadviseur and is head of the Tax Practice Group. He holds a degree in tax law (University of Tilburg) and is member of the Dutch Tax Lawyer's Association.​

Herman specialises in corporate and international taxation. He advises, among others on mergers and acquisitions, refinancing, group restructuring and real estate acquisitions.​

Herman previously worked at CMS for five years and rejoined the company in June 2013. In between his stints at CMS, Herman worked for the Citco Group. As an executive board member with responsibility for national and international tax matters, he has worked in the Netherlands Antilles, Luxembourg, Germany and the Netherlands.

more less

‘He is able to provide succinct and sound advice, without losing sight of commercial aspects of risks.’

The Legal500 EMEA, 2022

Herman Boersen is responsive and gives clear and practical advice which is right on point.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

Herman Boersen is recommended.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020


  • Tax Law, Tilburg University
more less


Dutch 2023 tax plan and oth­er tax pro­pos­als
On Tues­day 20 Septem­ber 2022 the Dutch state sec­ret­ar­ies for Fin­ance pub­lished the 2023 Tax Plan and re­lated le­gis­lat­ive tax pro­pos­als. This news­flash dis­cusses the pro­pos­als we con­sider most rel­ev­ant...
CMS has ad­vised the share­hold­ers of Am­bi­tious People Group on the sale...
CMS has ad­vised the share­hold­ers of Am­bi­tious People Group, an in­ter­na­tion­al re­cruit­ment con­sultancy group, on the sale of a ma­jor­ity in­terest to Cap­it­al A. Foun­ded in 2007, Am­bi­tious People Group has...
CMS ad­vises Garden Cap­it­al Group on the sale of a ma­jor­ity stake in Eden...
CMS has ad­vised Garden Cap­it­al Group, an en­tity con­trolled by the Dijk­stra fam­ily, on its sale of a ma­jor­ity stake in the Dutch hotel group Eden Ho­tels to an af­fil­i­ate of KSL Cap­it­al Part­ners (KSL)...
CMS ad­vises JB Wealth Man­age­ment on sale of Ap­plied Risk to DNV AS
CMS has ad­vised JB Wealth Man­age­ment on the sale of Ap­plied Risk Hold­ing B.V. to DNV AS. Ap­plied Risk is an in­dus­tri­al cy­ber se­cur­ity spe­cial­ist based in Am­s­ter­dam and DNV is an in­de­pend­ent as­sur­ance...
Dutch Tax Plan 2022 and oth­er tax pro­pos­als
On Tues­day 21 Septem­ber 2021 the Dutch state sec­ret­ar­ies for Fin­ance pub­lished the 2022 Tax Plan and re­lated le­gis­lat­ive tax pro­pos­als. This news­flash dis­cusses the pro­pos­als we con­sider most rel­ev­ant...
CMS ad­vised Ri­eter on the ac­quis­i­tion of three busi­nesses from Saur­er
CMS has ad­vised Ri­eter Hold­ing AG in con­nec­tion with its ac­quis­i­tion of 57% of the shares in the cap­it­al of Saur­er Neth­er­lands Ma­chinery Com­pany B.V. The trans­ac­tion value amounts to EUR 300 mil­lion...
CMS ad­vises Turn/River Cap­it­al on €315m stra­tegic in­vest­ment in Red­wood...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised growth equity firm Turn/River Cap­it­al on its €315 mil­lion stra­tegic in­vest­ment in Red­wood Soft­ware, a lead­ing pro­vider of cloud-based busi­ness and IT pro­cess auto­ma­tion...
CMS ad­vises Yisheng on stu­dent hous­ing sale to Round Hill Cap­it­al
CMS has ad­vised the European de­vel­op­ment com­pany of the China based Yisheng In­vest­ment group on the turn­key sale of 703 in­de­pend­ent stu­dent flats (man­aged by Stu­dent Ex­per­i­ence) on the Leiden Uni­versity...
CMS ad­vised Korean in­vestor Mi­das on ac­quis­i­tion and fin­an­cing Za­lando...
We ad­vised South Korean in­vestor Mi­das In­ter­na­tion­al As­set Man­age­ment Ltd. on the ac­quis­i­tion and fin­an­cing of the newly con­struc­ted Za­lando e-ful­fill­ment cen­ter in Bleiswijk from USAA Realco Europe and...
Top rank­ings CMS in Leg­al 500 EMEA 2021
CMS has once again been ranked in the latest edi­tion of The Leg­al 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (2021). We thank our cli­ents for put­ting their trust in us and re­cog­nising our ex­pert­ise. Our law­yers...
Rank­ings CMS in Cham­bers Glob­al 2021
The Cham­bers Glob­al Guide for 2020 has been re­leased. In it, CMS is men­tioned as a whole, as well as per jur­is­dic­tion, ex­pert­ise and ex­pert. Based on in­de­pend­ent mar­ket and cli­ent re­search, Cham­bers...
CMS We­bin­ar W&I In­sur­ance great suc­cess
Dur­ing a we­bin­ar on 24 Septem­ber 2020, our ex­perts dis­cussed claim­ing un­der a W&I policy and pos­sible chal­lenges in that re­gard. The we­bin­ar touched upon the most im­port­ant top­ics of both the trans­ac­tion­al...