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

Van Doorne
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Work Department

Government & Regulation: Healthcare & Life Sciences; 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 litigation and drafting (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, tendering and project development at the Grotius Academy, Erasmus University and the Dutch Centre for Business and Government Studies.


Dutch, English, French, German.


Mark is a member of the Advisory Council of the Netherlands Institute of Construction Law, the International Project Finance Association, the Dutch Construction Law Association, the Dutch Construction Lawyers Association, the Dutch Association of Property Lawyers and the Dutch Association for Procurement Law.


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

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Construction

(Leading individuals)

Mark MoolhuizenVan Doorne

Van Doorne is primarily focused on non-contentious construction matters, advising developers on large-scale commercial and residential projects, including acting for several housing corporations and assisting large corporates with construction and redevelopment of retail premises. The firm also has substantial experience of healthcare-related redevelopment and construction projects, often acting for hospital operators and academic institutions. The practice is led by Mark Moolhuizen and Annerie PloumenJordie Bakker is a name to note among the more junior ranks.

Netherlands > Real estate

The ‘friendly and flexible team at Van Doorne, is jointly headed by Mark Moolhuizen and the ‘well-respected‘ Annerie Ploumen. The practice is a popular choice for companies active in commercial real estate, real estate developers, institutional investors, foreign and domestic banks, the Dutch government, local government bodies, housing corporations, universities, and hospitals. In a recent highlight, a team led by Andy Furr advised Retail Estates on the acquisition of the Freeland Portfolio, consisting of three large Dutch retail parks, in a matter worth €91m. Jan Roeland was a new arrival from PKF Wallast.