Firm Profile > Hemwood > Amsterdam, Netherlands

Hemwood
KEIZERSGRACHT 477
1017 DL AMSTERDAM
Netherlands

Environment and planning Tier 3

Hemwood focuses on zoning and planning matters relating to the (re)development of inner-city housing and mixed-purpose buildings, such as hotels, offices, logistics and retail buildings and industrial sites. Key clients include developers, real estate investors, banks and institutional investors, retailers, construction companies, municipalities and other government institutions. Eefje van Bommel heads the practice.

Practice head(s):

Eefje van Bommel

Other key lawyers:

Gijs Heutink

Testimonials

‘Very personal interactions, quick, short and brief communications, saving time and making the situation easier to understand.’

‘Eefje van Bommel is sharp, quick, and gives you the impression that you are her only customer’.

‘Hands-on mentality, very experienced employees and easily accessible partners’.

‘They think in solutions as opposed to many other lawyers’.

‘The contact is directly with the lawyer that is handling the file, which is very important’.

‘Eefje van Bommel is very hands-on and easily accessible’.

‘Good and fast communication’.

‘Assertive way of dealing with environmental permitting matters’.

Key clients

Ahold

AM Real Estate Developments

Amvest

Amway Corporation

Annexum

APF International

AS Watson

Ashendene

ASR

Amrath Hotels & Restaurants

Bauhaus

Being Development

Bidfood

Bloemenheuvel B.V.

Borghese

Bouwinvest

Bun Groep

Breevast

Camelot

Caransa Groep B.V.

COD

Coltavast

CompaNanny

Coronel Beheermaatschappij

De Bijenkorf

Doniger Vastgoed

Dreef Beheer (Dekamarkt)

Dutch Green Company

Dutch Seafood Group

Equinix (EMEA)

Esprit

FNG (Claudia Sträter, Miss Etam, Expresso)

Fortress Investment Group

Greentree Properties

GebouwWest

HB Capital

HBB Groep

HBC Projectontwikkeling

Heren2

HG International B.V.

Hillborgh

Hines

Holland Immo Group

Hoorne Vastgoed

Hotels van Oranje

Innova Investments B.V.

IVY Group

Kleingouw Vastgoed

KNSF Vastgoed

Koopmans Bouwgroep

Laagraven Investments

Laeitana Vastgoed Consultancy

Levi Strauss

Maarsen Groep

Marathon Fund

Merin

Metro Properties (Makro)

Montea

Mooijer Vastgoed

Motel One

Multi Corporation

Municipality of Almere

Municipality of Hoorn

Municipality of Hulst

Municipality of Schiedam

Municipality of Sliedrecht

Municipality of Soest

Municipality of Tilburg

Municipality of Uithoorn

Municipality of Weesp

Municipality of Westland

Patrizia

Peak Development

PLUS Vastgoed

PVH (Hilfiger/Calvin Klein)

Quan

Rabobank Nederland

Redevco

Retailpark Den Bosch BV

Revive

Rockspring

Spaansen Holding

Stadgenoot

Stadswaarde

Stichting De Oude Kerk

Stichting Paleis het Loo

Suit Supply B.V.

Syntrus Achmea

TBI

Timeless

Van der Valk Investments B.V.

Van der Vorm Vastgoed B.V.

Van Lanschot Bankiers

Vastint

Verus Eerstelijns

Vivera Food Groep

VolkerWessels

Vomar

Waal V.O.F.

Wereldhave N.V.

Zinc RE

Real estate Tier 4

Hemwood has considerable experience of the administrative, regulatory, zoning and planning, environment and EU-law aspects of real estate matters. The team's advises on a number of large inner city developments, transformation projects and mixed-use developments. The team, which is headed by Gijs Heutink and Sonja van der Kamp, also handles litigation and arbitration in the real estate space.

Practice head(s):

Gijs Heutink; Sonja van der Kamp

Other key lawyers:

Niels van Tamelen

Testimonials

‘The contact is pleasant and they make legal issues understandable for non-experts’.

‘The cooperation with this agency is very nice because it is very personal’.             

‘Accessible and give good advice on possible scenarios during negotiations’.

‘Niels van Tamelen can explain complex matters in a simple manner’.

‘The practice has highly motivated employees who, based on excellent case knowledge, provide practical advice’.

‘Process quality goes hand in hand with goal-efficiency’.                           

‘The partners are extremely committed to the client’s interests, and radiate personal commitment.‘

‘The partners are accessible and available’.

Key clients

Ahold

AM Real Estate Developments

Amvest

Amway Corporation

Annexum

APF International

AS Watson

Ashendene

ASR

Amrath Hotels & Restaurants

Bauhaus

Being Development

Bidfood

Bloemenheuvel B.V.

Borghese

Bouwinvest

Bun Groep

Breevast

Camelot

Caransa Groep B.V.

COD

Coltavast

CompaNanny

Coronel Beheermaatschappij

De Bijenkorf

Doniger Vastgoed

Dreef Beheer (Dekamarkt)

Dutch Green Company

Dutch Seafood Group

Equinix (EMEA)

Esprit

FNG (Claudia Sträter, Miss Etam, Expresso)

Fortress Investment Group

Greentree Properties

GebouwWest

HB Capital

HBB Groep

HBC Projectontwikkeling

Heren2

HG International B.V.

Hines

Holland Immo Group

Hoorne Vastgoed

Hotels van Oranje

Innova Investments B.V.

IVY Group

KEES – MARK tower utrecht

Kleingouw Vastgoed

KNSF Vastgoed

Koopmans Bouwgroep

Laeitana Vastgoed Consultancy

Levi Strauss

Maarsen Groep

Marathon Fund

Merin

Metro Properties (Makro)

Montea

Mooijer Vastgoed

Motel One

Multi Corporation

Municipality of Almere

Municipality of Hoorn

Municipality of Schiedam

Municipality of Sliedrecht

Municipality of Soest

Municipality of Tilburg

Municipality of Uithoorn

Municipality of Weesp

Municipality of Westland

Patrizia

Peak Development

PLUS Vastgoed

PVH (Hilfiger/Calvin Klein)

Quan

Rabobank Nederland

Redevco

Retailpark Den Bosch BV

Revive

Rockspring

Spaansen Holding

Stadgenoot

Stadswaarde

Steengoed B.V.

Stichting De Oude Kerk

Stichting Paleis het Loo

Suit Supply B.V.

Syntrus Achmea

TBI P.J. van Eesteren

Timeless

Van der Valk Investments B.V.

Van der Vorm Vastgoed B.V.

Van Lanschot Bankiers

Vastint

Verus Eerstelijns

Vivera Food Groep

VolkerWessels

Vomar

Waal V.O.F.

Wereldhave N.V.

Zinc RE

The firm

The firm was formed in 2005 as a niche in administrative and property law by former Hogan Lovells equity partner Gijs Heutink. It has since gained in size up to three equity partners and a total of seven lawyers and three staff members. The firm is now known as a top-tier firm in its niche on administrative, environmental and property law. The work scope has been extended from a particular focus on administrative, European and environmental law to a full scope on the real estate and government industry.

Areas of practice

Gijs Heutink Advocaten is a boutique law firm specialising in government and regulatory (environment and planning), real estate and construction. The firm consists, as of 1 January 2018, of seven lawyers (three partners and four associates). It is proud to serve and advise first-tier clients: (re)developers, real estate investors, banks, retailers, construction companies and government. The firm is best known for complex inner-city (re)developments (retail, residential, mixed purposes) and large-scale projects (outlet centres, large-scale retail projects, heavy industries). Gijs Heutink Advocaten focuses on both litigation and advising on permits, zoning and environmental issues, and construction and procurement, and property and development contracts.

Relevant partner expertise: Eefje van Bommel in all issues on building permits, zoning and planning including transformations and environment. Gijs Heutink in large-scale retail or residential projects, including construction and procurement, restructuring of zoning plans and related contracts. Iskander Haverkate in zoning and planning, especially related to European law issues.

Department Name Email Telephone
Project development, zoning and planning
Environmental and administrative
Property and commercial landlord and tenant
European law
Public procurement and tenders
Construction
Commercial and administrative litigation and arbitration
Number of lawyers : 7
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