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

The multidisciplinary real estate development and construction team at Van Doorne is made up of lawyers, civil law notaries and tax experts. It focuses on the non-contentious side of construction law, handling major commercial real estate and housing construction projects, and also deals with disputes and arbitration. Practice head Mark Moolhuizen is recommended for PPPs, tenders, urban developments, commercial lease law and property law. Annerie Ploumen jointly heads the team and is also noted alongside associate Jordie Bakker. Rogier Schellaars joined as partner from Simmons & Simmons.

Netherlands > Project finance and PFI

As part of its real estate finance department, Van Doorne fields a ‘well-rounded, deeply skilled’ team that predominantly acts for lenders on a wide variety of project finance and development finance transactions. Public sector financing is a key area of growth, particularly in relation to hospital financing, education and private financing in residential housing. In PPP/PFI projects, the team concentrates on infrastructure and urban renewal. Angelique Thiele divides her time between the firm’s Amsterdam and London offices, ‘providing excellent guidance and advice‘ on cross-border real estate and development finance. Roel Botter specialises in healthcare financing. Real estate partners Ariën van Heesen and Mark Moolhuizen are also of note.