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Taco De Lange

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Real Estate & Construction, Civil Law Notaries


Taco de Lange has practised as a civil-law notary in the real estate field for almost 19 years. He specialises in real estate and area development. In these areas, he is involved in national and international transactions, joint ventures, transformation projects, infrastructure, financing, risk analysis and legal structuring. He acts for leading national and international institutional and private parties, public authorities and family investment businesses. Taco also teaches at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate and is a regular contributor to the journal Vastgoed Fiscaal en Civiel (β€˜Tax and Civil-Law Aspects of Real Estate’).


Taco joined AKD in June 2015. Before that he worked for Pels Rijcken Drooglever Fortuijn, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek and Lexence.


Taco read Tax law at the Universiteit Leiden and obtained his Master's in Notarial law (cum laude) from the Universiteit Utrecht. Taco was sworn in as civil law notary in Amsterdam in 2009.


Project finance and PFI

Within: Project finance and PFI

The β€˜very bright, creative’ team at AKD β€˜really adds value’. β€˜Down-to-earth, inventive’ practice head Marc Wintgens is β€˜an outstanding negotiator’ and β€˜a real thought-leader’; he advised Erasmus Medical Centre on the renovation and new construction of the Eread Building and the Sophia Hospital. Taco de Lange and Jelle Otten are also recommended.

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Taco de Lange - AKD

Within: Real estate

AKD’s β€˜very bright, creative’ department is led by the β€˜inventive, down-to-earth’ Marc Wintgens, who is β€˜an outstanding negotiator and a real thought-leader’; he is advising VolkerWessels on all aspects of the Strijp S redevelopment. Jelle Otten is β€˜wise, enthusiastic and vastly knowledgeable’; Taco de Lange is β€˜highly knowledgeable and well-connected’. Julian Versmissen is also recommended.

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