Paul Lenos

Paul Lenos

Company: Lenos c.s. VAT & Customs Lawyers
Job Title: Tax Lawyer and VAT Counsel
Address: Harbour House, Oude Haven 6, 4301 CK, Zierikzee, Netherlands
Email: [email protected]
Work Tel: +31 111 422444
Mob.: +31 653 266829

Paul Lenos, founding partner of LENOS c.s. VAT & Customs Lawyers, was born in 1959. He was a VAT investigating inspector from 1980 to 1986 with the inspectorate of VAT & Customs in The Hague. In 1986 he joined ‘Kammer Luhrmann’ Tax Lawyers in Amsterdam and The Hague as VAT manager. In March 1989 he founded his own specialized boutique firm in The Hague, now known as LENOS c.s. VAT & Customs Lawyers. The firm has multiple partners who are specialists in their own VAT field.

Paul has a long history as a frequent speaker on seminars relating to Netherlands and European VAT topics and has published numerous articles on VAT topics in several fiscal magazines. Furthermore, he is co-author of various books like “VAT new style” and “Tax law course, volume VAT,” and has been a co-editor of the VAT magazine “BTW-Bulletin” for 28 years.

Paul’s hobbies are shooting, playing golf and participating in rallies with his Morgan sports car.

Paul is Dutch spoken, fluent in English and German, and has a good notion of French. He is a graduate of the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He holds a degree in civil law.

Paul has been attorney-at-law from 2012 till 2021 (advocaat-belastingkundige). At the moment, Paul is managing partner and as VAT counsel head of compliance, mainly for the foreign client base.