What the team is known for
Frequently advises investors on portfolio transactions covering a wide range of asset classes, such as hotels, offices, retail space, residential units and logistics properties. Acts on turnkey transactions and sale and leaseback mandates. Also assists clients with the acquisition of land for development projects. Works closely with the firm's well-regarded banking team to advise on real estate finance matters. Clients also benefit from the firm's global footprint.
One client describes the team as "knowledgeable, with quick response times, very pleasant to cooperate with and very solution-driven."
Another client states that the lawyers are "a delight to work with."
Advised The Carlyle Group on its acquisition of a portfolio of 11 hotels.
Leen Van der Marel
enters the rankings this year on the back of a strong work portfolio and positive client feedback, with one client reporting that he is "very commercial and on the ball. He is proactive and will highlight any issues."
He frequently acts for investors on the acquisition of hotels, logistics properties and residential assets, as well as advising on the purchase of land for development projects.
advises international real estate funds on property transactions, including sale and leaseback transactions and turnkey projects. An interviewee describes her as a "very likeable person."
frequently assists international and Dutch companies with real estate transactions, particularly involving hotels and residential units. Clients appreciate his "verbal communication and commercial insight."