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Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V.

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Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V., Paul Goedvolk, Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS

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Paul Goedvolk

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Paul Goedvolk started his career in 1996 with Loeff Claeys Verbeke (later Allen&Overy). In 2004 he joined a boutigue real estate office in the middle of the Netherlands as partner and left in 2010 to strengthen the Real Estate practice of Eversheds Netherlands. As from 1 January 2014 Paul is appointed as co-Managing Partner of Eversheds and heads the Dutch Real Estate department.

Paul specialises in all aspects of commercial property, refinancing, security, project development, (renewable) energy and the related legal forms of enterprise under Dutch law.

Paul advises national and international clients on real estate and Dutch legal issues. He has extensive experience of setting up international and national structures and works together closely with advisers from other disciplines, including accountants, tax consultants and corporate finance specialists. His clients include developers, contractors, investors, banks and public sector companies such as housing corporations and health care institutions.

Recent experience:

  • Setting up a closed-end mutual fund and acquisition of real estate for the fund.
  • Acquisition of land for Housing Corporation with a view to developing and realizing healthcare institutions.
    Vesting of building rights and additional rights in connection with thermal energy storage and windmills.
  • Vesting of building rights and the financing of terminals in the Rotterdam port area.
  • Acquisition of land and division and subdivision in apartment rights thereof for the construction of multipurpose complexes.
  • Refinancing a major Dutch developer.

Paul Goedvolk begon zijn carriere in 1996 bij Loeff Claeys Verbeke (later Allen&Overy). In 2004 zette Paul zijn loopbaan voort als partner/notaris bij een gespecialiseerd vastgoedkantoor in het midden van Nederland en wijzigde vervolgens in 2010 zijn standplaats naar Rotterdam om de vastgoedpraktijk van Eversheds B.V. te versterken en uit te bouwen. Paul is vanaf 1 januari 2014 benoemd tot co-Managing Partner van Eversheds B.V.

Paul is gespecialiseerd in alle facetten van het zakelijke vastgoed, herfinancieringen, zekerheden, projectontwikkeling en daaraan gerelateerde ondernemingsvormen naar Nederlands recht.

Paul adviseert nationale en internationale cliënten op het gebied van vastgoed en daaraan gerelateerd Nederlands ondernemingsrecht. Hij heeft een ruime ervaring met internationale en nationale structuren en cliënten en werkt nauw samen met adviseurs van andere disciplines waaronder accountants, belastingadviseurs en corporate-finance specialisten. Tot zijn cliëntenkring behoren onder andere ontwikkelaars, aannemers, beleggers, banken, woningcorporaties, zorginstellingen en overheden.

Recente expertise:

  • Opzetten van een besloten fonds voor gemene rekening en de verwerving van vastgoed ten behoeve van het fonds.
  • Verwerving van gronden ten behoeve van een woningcorporatie in verband met de ontwikkeling en realisatie van zorglocaties.
  • Vestigen van opstalrechten en aanvullende rechten in verband met warmte-koude opslag en windmolens.
  • Het vestigen van opstalrechten voor en de financiering van terminals in het Rotterdamse havengebied.
  • Verwerving van gronden en de (onder)splitsing van de daarop te realiseren multifunctionele complexen, met zorg, educatie, parkeergarage, commerciële ruimten en woningen.
  • De herfinanciering van een grote Nederlandse ontwikkelaar.


Managing Partner


Real estate

Within: Real estate

Paul Goedvolk, who heads the Eversheds Sutherland (Netherlands) B.V. team, advises national and international clients on commercial property matters together with refinancings and has a focus on the renewable energy market. Banking and finance partner Matthijs Bolkenstein and senior associate Annette Relou are notable practitioners. The team advised the Dutch subsidiary of Iron Mountain on the expansion of its data centre presence in Europe, through acquisitions in two locations.

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