Estelle van Heerden
Senior Associate

Estelle has experience assisting banks, institutional investors as well as large and medium-sized borrowers in various types of domestic and cross-border financial transactions with a focus on real estate. Estelle qualified as a lawyer in South Africa.


Legal advice to a leading European asset manager in relation to commercial property finance (whole loans, mezzanine finance, high yield loans, office and retail spaces) provided by them in the Dutch market.

Advisor to a European real estate investment manager in connection with the financing of several office acquisitions in the Netherlands.

Assisting a US real estate investment company with a number of project finance transactions for office properties at Amsterdam’s Zuidas and a number of logistics centres.

Legal advice and assistance to a US investment bank on various hive-off structures involving Dutch non-performing loans.

Acting for a German Pfandbrief bank on several large residential portfolios, investment loans, student accommodation and real estate development of hotel and commercial properties.