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Roman Tarlavski


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

Roman Tarlavski is a partner in our Corporate/M&A Practice Group. His particular emphasis is on cross-border M&A, structured joint ventures and private equity transactions. Roman has extensive experience in the hotel and TMT industry and is considered to be one of the leading lawyers for hotel-related matters in the Dutch market.

Roman joined CMS in 2002 as a partner from Andersen Legal where he had worked since 1993.

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"Very strong at finding solutions."

IFLR1000, 2020

“He is extremely well prepared and very good in finding solutions in M&A. It is a pleasure to work with him (and his team).”

IFLR1000, 2019

“Probably the best lawyer I have worked with during my 30 years of services.”

IFLR1000, 2019

CMS’ practice is led by Roman Tarlavski, who is an expert in the TMT, automotive and hotels and leisure sectors.

The Legal 500, 2018

Roman Tarlavski is the key contact for the group.

Chambers Europe, 2018


  • Dutch Law, University of Amsterdam
  • Company and Commercial Law, Grotius Academy for Post-Graduate Law Studies
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