Mr Sven Billet > AKD > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 59280
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Work Department

Real estate and Construction, Civil law notaries


Partner, Civil law notary


Sven Billet is a partner and civil-law notary at AKD who specialises in real estate advice, with a particular focus on project development. He advises, for example, on land acquisition, inner city restructuring, the legal separation of industrial complexes, park management, housing associations and all related issues.

Sven’s work also covers complex transactions in commercial and private real estate, sale-and-leaseback constructions and complex apartment right divisions.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Project finance and PFI

AKD stands out for its ‘diversity of knowledge of the various aspects of construction, project finance, PFI and real estate’. The firm provides substantial experience in PPP, project finance and project development mandates, as well as a strong focus on the energy sector, including handling solar-pv projects, offshore wind matters and sustainability issues related to real estate. Sven Billet co-leads the team with Marc Wintgens, who specialises in project finance and project development work.

Netherlands > Construction

AKD offers ‘a fast and practical service with a personal touch’. As a leading independent Dutch firm, it handles large construction projects for domestic and international clients. The practice handles both contentious and non-contentious matters, and has particular experience in disputes, including litigation and arbitration, and also project finance, public-private partnerships (PPPs) and environmental matters. Marc Wintgens , who is recommended for complex construction contracts work, heads the team alongside Sven Billet. Jeanette Luijten focuses on civil engineering law, while Frenk Huisman is recommended for property development.

Netherlands > Real estate

The real estate and construction team at AKD draws on strength from practitioners in a range of areas, such as planning, tax, corporate, finance, public procurement and state aid to advise on a range of major real estate projects. The practice is headed by civil-law notary Sven Billet, who focuses on project developments, and Marc Wintgens who is experienced in large-scale residential and commercial real estate projects. Frenk Huisman handles both domestic and international transactional work, and has previously worked in the Middle East; while Taco de Lange, who is also a civil-law notary, focuses on real estate transactions, joint venture transformation projects and financings.