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Six Advocaten, Leon Burgersdijk, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Leon Burgersdijk

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Six Advocaten

Work Department

Real Estate

Position

Leon Burgersdijk specialises in construction law and real estate law. He has a vast knowledge and experience in the field of real estate. He has assisted and advised in several property developments, public-private partnerships, in the sale and purchase of immovable property and with respect to rights in rem including leasehold. Leon advises property developers, municipalities, construction companies and housing corporations in relation to the development and realisation of commercial real estate and infrastructure, including (complex) area development. He assists in all phases of a project, from the first initiative to the operation of the property. Leon also regularly provides assistance in legal disputes, both in civil courts and before the arbitration bodies such as the Court of Arbitration for the Netherlands Building Industry.

Career

From 2001 until 2008 Leon worked as a lawyer at the real estate department of NautaDutilh in Amsterdam. As of 2008 he is one of the partners of Six Advocaten.

Languages

Dutch, English

Member

Leon is a member of the associations relevant to his areas of expertise, such as the Association of Building law Lawyers (Vereniging voor Bouwrecht-advocaten), the Association of Real estate Lawyers (Vereniging van Vastgoed Juristen) and the Dutch Association of Procurement Law (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Aanbestedingsrecht).

Education

Leon graduated in Dutch law from the University of Amsterdam and completed the post graduate specialisation course Immovable Property (cum laude) at the Grotius Academy.


Netherlands

Real estate

Within: Real estate

At Six Advocaten, department head Leon Burgersdijk and Benno Den Teuling 'are great to work with' and the team is appreciated for being 'very professional but also have an informal approach and down to earth attitude'. Of late it has advised real estate funds on sales and acquisitions and advised owners and developers on a variety of projects involving commercial, student housing, and hotel real estate.

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