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AKD

Real Estate

4 ranked lawyersBand 3NetherlandsEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Strong construction practice, advising construction companies, investors, private companies and public sector clients, including hospitals and municipalities. Acts on development and redevelopment projects, as well as contractual matters and construction disputes. Assists with the acquisition of logistics, residential and office properties and with lease agreements. Also offers experience in the developing field of smart real estate.

Strengths

A client reports that the lawyers are "easily accessible and able to provide both an expert initial response to requested issues and a very comprehensive and legally sound response."

Another interviewee appreciates that the team's advice is "to the point, and questions are answered with precise and easily understandable advice."

Work highlights

Advised VolkerWessels on the Strijp S development project.

Notable practitioners

Frenk Huisman advises clients on real estate transactions and lease agreements, as well as assisting with redevelopment projects. One client describes him as "very skilled and thorough in his approach."

Julian Versmissen assists with cross-border real estate transactions and development projects, often involving mixed-use assets. A source describes him as "pragmatic and tactical."

Marc Wintgens has a wealth of experience in the construction sector, assisting clients with development projects and litigation matters. "He is a hard worker and is very experienced," says a source, adding: "He has a helicopter view and an eye for detail. He is a complete, all-round lawyer."

Taco de Lange advises clients on the acquisition of real estate assets, especially within the logistics sector. One client says: "He showed caring, availability and a personal attitude, and took care of everything we needed."

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Overview

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Boasting one of the largest Real Estate teams in the Netherlands and a solid Real Estate team in Belgium, AKD is able to deploy specialist lawyers to address all key aspects of your business. Thanks to their ample expertise and a thorough knowledge of the market, the team always handles your cases at the highest level.

You can trust AKD’s experts to be up to speed with all innovations in your market and aware of any legal and contractual implications.

Our expertise includes:

  • Public procurement
  • Arbitration and other Alternative Dispute Resolution methods
  • Construction contracts and disputes
  • Integrated contracts such as DBFMO (Design, Build, Finance, Maintain & Operate) contracts
  • Area and project development
  • Leases
  • Infrastructure
  • Notarial services
  • Public-private partnership (PPP)
  • Property investment and financing (Private Finance Initiative (PFI)
  • Real estate transactions (and due diligence)
  • Company law (Limited Liability/Limited Partnership constructions, joint ventures, special purpose vehicles)

Boasting extensive expertise and a wealth of experience, AKD’s construction and real estate team’s clients include contractors, local authorities, project developers, property financiers and investors, housing corporations and care institutions.

Members

Billet, Sven (Head of Department)

Broers, Nico

Collard, Bas

Coppens, Harro

de Groot, Egbert

de Lange, Taco

De Vries, Wouter

Engels, Sander

Fechner, Michiel

Gans, Kelly

Gramberg, Erik

Hendriks, Menno

Hendrikx, Michelle

Huisman, Frenk

Jongmans, Martijn

Joosten, Daniëlle

Kil, Joost

Krijthe, Anne Fleur

Luijten, Jeanette

Nihoul, Lucas

Slot, Vincent

van Deinsen, Nino

Van der Berg, Bart

Van Dijk, Teije

Van Griensven, Aukje

Van Westrhenen, Floris

Verbaken, Max

Versmissen, Julian

Welten, Paul

Willems, Krista

Real Estate

AKD

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Location

Wilhelminakade 1 (Maastoren)

Rotterdam

South Holland

Netherlands

3072 AP

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Netherlands

Real Estate


Frenk Huisman
Band 3
Julian Versmissen
Band 4

Real Estate: Construction


Marc Wintgens
Band 2

Real Estate: Leading Notaries


Taco de Lange
Band 3