Mr Mark Moolhuizen > Van Doorne > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Real Estate: Construction Law, Public private partnership, Real Estate Development


Mark is a very experienced expert in the area of private construction law and property law. He specifically focuses on complex projects, in which authorities as well as private parties are involved: public-private partnership. Mark is engaged in the construction industry, the infrastructure sector, the energy sector, the healthcare sector, the project development sector and the property sector.

He specialises in drafting and negotiating (complex) construction law contracts concerning all stages of the building process, including design, construction, maintenance and/or management, as well as funding if applicable. He has drafted (integrated) contracts and has led negotiations for hospitals and other non-residential building works, (onshore and offshore) infrastructure projects and large-scale residential construction.

In the area of property law he specialises in (international) property transactions and project development and related contracts. In that context he has led negotiations and has drafted contracts in very complex and extensive property transactions and property developments.

Mark advises project developers, construction companies, investors, housing associations and other professional property companies and construction companies. Mark also advises healthcare institutions and educational institutions, retailers and other businesses on property issues and construction issues.


Mark has been working at Van Doorne since 1994. From 1999 until 2002 he was head of legal affairs of the Dutch PFI taskforce. In 2002 Mark rejoined Van Doorne, becoming a partner in 2003. He regularly lectures on public private partnerships, construction law and project development at the Institute for Construction Law, and Grotius Academy.


Dutch, English, French, German.


Mark is a member of the Dutch Construction Law Association, the Dutch Construction Lawyers Association and the Dutch Association of Property Lawyers.


Civil Law and Commercial Law, Leiden University 1993. Grotius Academy “Real Estate” 1998.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Mark MoolhuizenVan Doorne

Mark Moolhuizen and Bas Van Zelst lead the construction team at Van Doorne, advising clients on non-contentious matters and disputes. Van Zelst is key to construction-related arbitration cases and other complex disputes, while Moolhuizen handles international projects. Jordie Bakker who is well-versed in construction law issues in both national and international construction projects. Sector specific work includes commercial real estate and housing construction projects, hospitals and healthcare redevelopment and development projects, and housing corporations.

Netherlands > Real estate

Van Doorne‘s real estate practice combines expertise in real estate transactions, notarial real estate, real estate finance, tenancy law and tax to provide its clients with the full range of real estate services. The team is well versed in a number of real estate asset classes such as offices, logistics, residential, retail and healthcare. Civil law notary Annerie Ploumen focuses on real estate transactions, and co-leads the practice alongside property development and construction specialist Mark Moolhuizen, cross-border commercial real estate expert and civil notary Ariën van Heesen and M&A expert Steffen Alleman. Maarten Tinnemans joined the team in August 2022, further strengthening the practice with his skills in real estate transactions, transfer of real estate companies and security rights. Jordie Bakker is noted for his ‘keen commercial insight’; he handles issues involving turnkey real estate transactions, construction law and project development. Andy Furr is also a key contact.