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    Real Estate

    Our Real Estate team is active in the entire spectrum of real estate related matters. Our experts are internationally recognized. We can be of service to you in any field.

    Advising and litigating

    We have extensive experience in advising and litigating on all aspects of real estate practice, including the development, realization, financing, operation and purchase and sale of commercial, residential and healthcare real estate and infrastructure projects.


    We serve companies that are active in commercial real estate and real estate development, but our clients are also the Dutch government and local authorities, universities, hospitals and international retailers.

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    Our specialisations

    Recent cases

    • Sale and refinancing of Dutch value-add commercial real estate portfolio

    • Advised Aareal Bank on financing of Hilton Hotel Schiphol

    • Sale and leaseback of vehicle showrooms and acquisition of new location

    • Tax and legal advice for purchase of student campus in Leiden


    "The team at Van Doorne 'has an eye for risks and opportunities' and is also noted for being able to provide 'answers in other areas of law via one point of contact'" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Construction

    "The Van Doorne practice handles real estate mandates across a broad range of sectors including logistics, residential and student accommodation, as well as distressed real estate assets' - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Real Estate

    "At Van Doorne, project finance is a core part of the real estate and projects practice. According to clients, 'what is different there from other law firms is that the work is absolutely reliable, nothing is forgotten'." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Project Finance and PFI

    "The Van Doorne team is especially noted for its zoning expertise" - The Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Environment & Planning

    "The lawyers 'are results-oriented in negotiations', and 'all details are considered and appropriately addressed without losing sight of the overall goal'" - Chambers Europe 2019, Real Estate

    "... the firm's 'excellent knowledge of our needs related to the Amsterdam real estate market', and 'we discuss our expectations and needs upfront.'" -  Chambers Europe 2019, Real Estate

    "Perfectly co-ordinated and functioning team." - Chambers Europe 2018, Real Estate

    "Hard workers, with unique technical focus and strength." - Chambers Europe 2018, Real Estate

    "In-depth knowledge and quick, practical and to-the-point." - Chambers Europe 2018, Real Estate

    "Van Doorne's practice 'reacts fast, and with useful knowledge'. As well as being active in PPPs, it acts on healthcare, retail, social housing and industrial construction projects." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, Construction