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Severijn Hulshof Advocaten

Netherlands > Construction Tier 3

Boutique construction and procurement law specialist Severijn Hulshof Advocaten is active in the infrastructure and commercial sectors. It acts for contractors, engineers and architects on non-contentious and contentious matters, including litigation. Leendert van den Berg, Joost Haest, Erik Gierman and Hein Stroeve head the team.

Practice head(s):

Leendert van den Berg; Joost Haest; Erik Gierman; Hein Stroeve


‘The team unites all disciplines of construction law at a high level’.

‘Reaction time is very short so that adequate action remains possible in the case of deadlines’.

‘Experts, partners and associates make sure that even the contributions of juniors are verified and up to the outstanding level of competence of the firm’.

‘Contacts are pleasant, and everyone is enthusiastic and friendly’.

‘Leendert van den Berg is always available and has a hands-on mentality, which he combines with great knowledge in the field of construction law’.

‘Leendert van den Berg is a great negotiator and is able to make legally complex projects accessible and understandable for his clients’.

‘They understand construction clients and the issues they face and are able to build client service teams with the specialties needed to address the legal issues upfront and when needed’.

‘The individuals I have worked with are able to assist and serve clients and consultants in a straight forward relaxed professional manner’.

Severijn Hulshof is one of the older boutique law firms in the field of construction law, public procurement law and real estate. It was established in 2003 by specialized and established lawyers coming form major Dutch lawfirms. From the outset, Severijn Hulshof was an established firm in the infrastructure sector, being heavily involved in major infrastructure projects in The Netherlands, such as the ‘Noord-Zuidlijn’ (a new subway line in Amsterdam, completed in 2018), several larger railway station projects, motorway projects etc. Severijn Hulshof is equally involved in other parts of the construction industry, both nationally and internationally, ranging from dredging projects to civil engineering and real estate.

Severijn Hulshof acts for all parties involved in the construction industry with an accent on the contracting side.

In the end of 2019, Hein Stroeve joined the partnership.  Hein specializes in real estate contracts and projects as well as in geothermal projects. The partnership now consists of Leendert van den Berg, Joost Haest, Erik Gierman and Hein Stroeve.

Leendert van den
Erik Gierman photoMr Erik GiermanConstruction law, construction related insurance law, Real Estate
Joost Haest photoMr Joost HaestProcurement law, Construction law
Renée Janus photoMs Renée JanusConstruction law, Real estate, Procurement law, lease
Esther Sonneveld photoMs Esther SonneveldConstruction law, Real estate
Hein Stroeve photoMr Hein StroeveReal Estate, Construction law, Geothermal projects
Bard Van Veen photoMr Bard Van VeenConstruction Law, Real estate, Integrated Contracts
Jelle Zeelenberg photoMr Jelle ZeelenbergConstruction law, Procurement law
Leendert van den Berg photoMr Leendert van den BergConstruction, Public Procurement, Real Estate
Bard van Veen : Senior Lawyer
Renée Janus : Senior Associate
Esther Sonneveld : Senior Associate
Jelle Zeelenberg : Associate
IBA (International Bar Association)