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Joost Elsenburg

Partner / Lawyer

Joost Elsenburg

Joost Elsenburg

Financial Services | Amsterdam


Joost is a partner in the expertise Financial Services. He has more than 18 years of experience as a financial regulatory specialist. Joost started his career at the Dutch financial regulator (AFM). After that he worked in the banking sector for 5 years (ABN AMRO Bank and ING Bank) and he worked as a lawyer for 9 years (Allen & Overy).



Joost has experience in the broadest sense in the financial regulatory area. He is experienced in cross-border projects (M&A / restructuring) and its regulatory requirements. He assists with license application for various financial institutions and setting up the control- / policy framework. He regularly advises clients on cross-border strategies and remediation projects with regard to legal / compliance issues.


Legal 500 quote (2021):

“Joost Elsenburg has in-depth knowledge of his subject matter; very good theoretical background and solid knowledge of the EU laws in relation to financial/banking services; responsive; pragmatic when it comes to providing solutions; business-orientated solutions which are at the same time compliant to the laws.”

Additional information


  • Dutch law at the University of Amsterdam (LL.M. in 2004)
  • Postgraduate Grotius Financial Law (2008)
  • De Baak, Managing (opinionated) professionals (2017)
  • McKinsey – MBA Highlights Programme (2019)

Member of the ECB European Financial Markets Lawyers Group, representing ING Bank N.V. (2021)

Joost is an editorial board member of the journal of Financial Law in Practice.


Contact information

[email protected] +31 6 21 25 28 65