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Six Advocaten, Femke Borst, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

Femke Borst

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Six Advocaten

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Real Estate

Position

Femke Borst has a profound knowledge of landlord and tenant law and a wide range of experience in the field of real estate law, including rights in rem and ownership acquired by prescription. She advises investment institutions and other professional landlords such as housing corporations and municipalities and represents them at law and otherwise in all rent-related matters. She also advises corporate tenants with respect to the lease of existing properties or properties that are yet to be developed. In addition she advises on tenancy law aspects in transactions, including the sale or purchase of real estate portfolios. She has been involved in numerous property and real estate financing transactions.

Career

From 1998 to 2008 she worked as a lawyer at the real estate department of NautaDutilh in Amsterdam. As of 2008 she is one of the partners of Six Advocaten. -

Languages

Dutch, English

Member

Femke has published several articles and is one of the authors for WR journal for Landlord and tenant Law (WR tijdschrift voor Huurrecht) and one of the authors of Sdu’s ‘Landlord and tenant Law Comments’ (Sdu Commentaar Huurrecht).  Apart from her membership of the Association of Rent Lawyers (Vereniging van Huurrecht Advocaten)  she is also a member of the Association of Real estate Lawyers (Vereniging van Vastgoed Juristen), Dutch Women In Real Estate and Fresh Alumni.

Education

Femke graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 1998. In 2002 she completed the specialisation course of the Association of Rent Lawyers (Vereniging van Huurrecht Advocaten). -

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