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AKD

PO BOX 59280, 1040 KG AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS
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Work +31 88 253 5000
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Marc Wintgens

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Work +31 88 253 5759
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AKD

Work Department

Real Estate.

Position

Marc Wintgens (1961) has built up extensive experience in the field of private law relating to construction and property with a particular focus on complex situations involving both public authorities and private parties. Included among his clients are bodies such as local councils, housing associations and healthcare institutions as well as large project developers, contractors and investors. In the construction law field he has focused on the drawing up of complex legal contracts for the design, construction, financing, management and/or maintenance of large construction projects. In addition, one of his specialities is to manage risks arising during the implementation phase of government-related construction projects relating to issues of liability, claims based on reduced or additional work input, pauses in construction, financial disputes and risk management in the general sense. In the area of property law he has concentrated on property transactions and project development and related contracts such as public-private partnerships (PPPs).


Netherlands

Construction

Within: Leading individuals

Marc Wintgens - AKD

Within: Construction

The highly experienced Marc Wintgens heads a substantial team at AKD that is valued for its 'great expertise and for being proactive and very efficient'. Teije van Dijk, Paul Welten, Marlies Pierik, and Jelle Otten are key partners who serve international and domestic clients in sectors such as healthcare, energy, and transport. The team advised Perkpolder Beheer on the construction of a housing, leisure, and marina project that included Belgian parties and had a complicated securities and guarantee structure. The group continues to advise Volker Wessels on the Strijp S redevelopment in Eindhoven.

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Project finance and PFI

Within: Project finance and PFI

AKD serves government and corporate clients on the full range of PPP expertise including construction contracts, real estate, and finance matters. Marc Wintgens, who heads the practice, has a broad of range of finance and construction experience while Taco De Lange has a focus on finance and refinancing matters; he advised Ontwikkelbedrijf Greenport Venlo on all the real estate, construction, and finance issues with regard to the development of Greenport Venlo. The team also includes Julian Versmissen.

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Real estate

Within: Leading individuals

Marc Wintgens - AKD

Within: Real estate

The AKD team 'is highly regarded for its inventive expertise which also covers related corporate, environmental, public, and tax issues'. Lead partner Marc Wintgens continues to advise VolkerWessels and Taco De Lange heads a team advising Ontwikkelbedrijf Greenport Venlo.  Julian Versmissen is noted for being 'outstanding' in explaining transactions and Floris van Westrhenen provides 'excellent legal advice' together with 'deal-making and conflict-management' skills. Notary Aukje van Griensven is also a highlighted team member.

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