Mr Leon Burgersdijk > Six Advocaten > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Six Advocaten

Work Department

Real Estate


Leon Burgersdijk specialises in construction law and real estate law. He has a vast knowledge and experience in the field of real estate. He has assisted and advised in several property developments, public-private partnerships, in the sale and purchase of immovable property and with respect to rights in rem including leasehold. Leon advises property developers, municipalities, construction companies and housing corporations in relation to the development and realisation of commercial real estate and infrastructure, including (complex) area development. He assists in all phases of a project, from the first initiative to the operation of the property. Leon also regularly provides assistance in legal disputes, both in civil courts and before the arbitration bodies such as the Court of Arbitration for the Netherlands Building Industry.


From 2001 until 2008 Leon worked as a lawyer at the real estate department of NautaDutilh in Amsterdam. As of 2008 he is one of the partners of Six Advocaten.


Dutch, English


Leon is a member of the associations relevant to his areas of expertise, such as the Association of Building law Lawyers (Vereniging voor Bouwrecht-advocaten), the Association of Real estate Lawyers (Vereniging van Vastgoed Juristen) and the Dutch Association of Procurement Law (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Aanbestedingsrecht).


Leon graduated in Dutch law from the University of Amsterdam and completed the post graduate specialisation course Immovable Property (cum laude) at the Grotius Academy.

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Real estate

Six Advocaten provides ‘down-to-earth, no-nonsense pragmatic advice’ on real estate, construction, regulatory and procurement law. The team is adept at handling transactions and litigation, and environment and planning matters. The practice has noted expertise in the development, sale and acquisition and lease of student housing and hotels. Leon Burgersdijk heads the team.

Netherlands > Construction

Boutique Six Advocaten is well regarded for planning and environmental issues, litigation and transactions. The firm is seeing an uptick in instructions from the healthcare and infrastructure sectors and has a niche expertise in the development, sale and acquisition and lease of student housing and hotels. Fabian Horsting heads the practice. Leon Burgersdijk counts project developers, construction companies, housing corporations and municipalities among his client base.