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    Estelle is member of the Finance team. She was admitted as a lawyer of the High Court of South Africa in 2004 and was subsequently also admitted as a notary and conveyancer in South Africa.

    Estelle has experience in acting for banks and large and medium sized borrowers in different kinds of domestic and cross-border finance transactions.

    Experience

    M7
    Counsel to M7 for all their real estate acquisitions, sales and related advisory work (light industrial, office, retail, NPL, DPO).

    Tunstall (M7)
    Counsel to Tunstall M7 for property financing offered by them in the Netherlands (different asset classes, DPO’s).

    Goldman Sachs
    Advising Goldman Sachs on various sell downs and restructuring related advice following the acquisition of a large NPL portfolio (different asset classes).

    McArthur Glen/Simon Property Group
    Counsel to McArthur Glen in connection with the (re)financing or their investments in the Netherlands (outlet, retail).

    Cromwell (Valad)
    Counsel to Cromwell in connection with the (re)financing of their investments/property portfolio’s managed by them in the Netherlands (office), including refinancing work in the context of their Singapore IPO.

    Property financing Real Estate & Construction Estelle van Heerden Estelle is member of the Finance team. She was admitted as a lawyer of the High Court of South Africa in 2004 and was subsequently also admitted as a notary and

    Recommendations

    "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 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

    "Van Doorne's team is frequently active on real estate developments and politically sensitive matters." - The Legal 500 EMEA 2018, Environment & Planning

    "Van Doorne's 'commercial' department is 'up to speed with market developments', and 'manages all parties well'." - The Legal 500 EMEA, Real Estate

    "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