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Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 2

Straatman Koster Advocaten

The five-partner team at construction boutique Straatman Koster Advocaten is headed by Olivier Vermeulen. Thijs Straatman acted for Leiden University on the €300m construction of its 99,000sqm Bèta Campus; Wilfried Koster, Frederik van Nouhuys and Marinda de Smidt are also recommended.

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Environment and planning
Environment and planning - ranked: tier 2

Straatman Koster Advocaten

Zeeland Refinery, Klépierre and the municipality of Leidschendam-Voorburg are among the new clients of Straatman Koster Advocaten. Joost Hoekstra and Marinda de Smidt advised Schiphol Trade Park on the environment and planning aspects of a new 140-hectare business park. Christine Visser is also recommended.

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Real estate
Real estate - ranked: tier 3

Straatman Koster Advocaten

Real estate and construction boutique Straatman Koster Advocaten frequently acts for municipalities. Thijs Straatman acted for the municipality of Leiden on its sale of various projects that are part of the Stationsgebied Rijnsburgerblok. Other clients include VolkerWessels and BPD Ontwikkeling. Wilfried Koster, Joost Hoekstra and Marinda de Smidt are also recommended.

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