Mr Marc Wintgens > AKD > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

PO BOX 59280

Work Department

Real estate and Construction




Marc Wintgens is a partner and board member at AKD. His fields of expertise are private construction and real estate law. Marc focuses on complex cases involving government bodies and private parties. He is a leading specialist in sectors such as construction, infrastructure, energy, care, project development and real estate.

Marc has become a specialist in the drafting of, and litigating on, complex construction law contracts. He advises during the design, construction, financing, maintenance and/or the management of large building projects and draws up the necessary contracts. He has, for example, already done this for integrated projects, non-residential works, infrastructural projects (onshore and offshore), large-scale residential and non-residential construction.

Marc has written a variety of publications and is the (co-)author of various books. Marc also lectures in construction and real estate law at Utrecht University.

In the field of real estate law Marc focuses on (international) real estate transactions, project development and related contracts, such as public-private partnerships. In that context he has conducted negotiations and drawn up contracts in extremely complex and extensive real estate developments.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Real estate

(Leading individuals)

Marc WintgensAKD

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.

Netherlands > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Marc WintgensAKD

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 > 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.