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Maartje Speksnijder

Attorney-at-law

CMS
Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Netherlands
Languages English, Dutch
Public Procurement

Maartje Speksnijder is a lawyer in our Real Estate & Construction Practice Group and specialises in public procurement law and construction law. Maartje represents and advises contracting authorities, developers, consultants and contractors in all relevant industries, with a special focus on the real estate (construction), infrastructure and energy industry and on sustainable, innovative and social procurement.

Maartje joined CMS in 2011 and has gained vast experience in acting as counsel in (complex) construction and procurement disputes both before civil courts and various arbitration institutes, as well as reviewing and supervising tendering procedures, drafting contract documentation and advising on all aspects of public procurement law.

Maartje lectures on public procurement law and she is an annotator for the legal journal JAAN (case law public procurement law). She is a regular speaker on events regarding social and sustainable procurement.

Before joining CMS, Maartje worked at the district court of Amsterdam.

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Education

  • Dutch Law (Private Law), Maastricht University

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Memberships

  • Association for Property Professionals Utrecht (NaJOU)

  • Dutch Association for Public Procurement Law

  • Association for Construction Law (VBR)

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Real Estate & Construction

Maartje Speksnijder is a lawyer in our Real Estate & Construction Practice Group and specialises in public procurement law and construction law. Maartje represents and advises contracting authorities, developers, consultants and contractors in all relevant industries, with a special focus on the real estate (construction), infrastructure and energy industry and on sustainable, innovative and social procurement.

Maartje joined CMS in 2011 and has gained vast experience in acting as counsel in (complex) construction and procurement disputes both before civil courts and various arbitration institutes, as well as reviewing and supervising tendering procedures, drafting contract documentation and advising on all aspects of public procurement law.

Maartje lectures on public procurement law and she is an annotator for the legal journal JAAN (case law public procurement law). She is a regular speaker on events regarding social and sustainable procurement.

Before joining CMS, Maartje worked at the district court of Amsterdam.

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Education

  • Dutch Law (Private Law), Maastricht University

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Memberships

  • Association for Property Professionals Utrecht (NaJOU)

  • Dutch Association for Public Procurement Law

  • Association for Construction Law (VBR)

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Neth­er­lands: Con­struc­tion & En­gin­eer­ing Law 2019
17/12/2018
New Dutch court for in­ter­na­tion­al com­mer­cial dis­putes to be­gin work...
The Neth­er­lands Com­mer­cial Court (NCC), the new Dutch court slated to handle in­ter­na­tion­al com­mer­cial dis­putes in the Eng­lish-lan­guage, is now set to start its activ­it­ies and is ex­pect­ing its first cases in early 2019.
17/12/2018
New Dutch court for in­ter­na­tion­al com­mer­cial dis­putes...
07/12/2018
Tender reg­u­la­tion pub­lished for the up­com­ing Dutch off­shore wind tender
On 3 Decem­ber 2018, the Min­is­ter of Eco­nom­ic Af­fairs and Cli­mate pub­lished the pro­ced­ure for the off­shore wind tender for the sites Hol­landse Kust (zuid) III & IV.   This tender will open on 1 March 2019 for a peri­od of two weeks.
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15/01/2018
Neth­er­lands to be­come a new hub for in­ter­na­tion­al com­mer­cial dis­pute...
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As­sess­ing pro­por­tion­al­ity in pub­lic pro­cure­ment? The...
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The Be­ne­fits of Joint Cross Bor­der Pub­lic Pro­cure­ment
Since the European Com­mis­sion’ feas­ib­il­ity study on Joint Cross-Bor­der Pub­lic Pro­cure­ment (“JCBPP”) was re­leased in March 2017 there has been in­creas­ing mo­mentum for con­tract­ing au­thor­it­ies (“CA”) to or­gan­ise JCBPPs.
17/11/2017
Neth­er­lands En­ter­prise Agency runs in­form­at­ive ses­sion on off­shore...
On 1 Novem­ber 2017, the Neth­er­lands En­ter­prise Agency (RVO Neder­land) or­gan­ized an in­form­at­ive and well-at­ten­ded in­form­a­tion ses­sion about new off­shore wind tenders for Hol­landse Kust (zuid) I and II, and Borssele In­nov­a­tion Site V.
10/02/2017
As­sess­ing pro­por­tion­al­ity in pub­lic pro­cure­ment? The un­cer­tainty re­mains
On 14 Decem­ber 2016, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") answered the Dutch Su­preme Court’s ("DSC") pre­lim­in­ary ques­tions re­gard­ing Art­icle 45 (2) of the EU pub­lic pro­cure­ment dir­ect­ive (Dir­ect­ive 2004/18/EC) and gen­er­al prin­ciples of equal treat­ment and.
22/11/2016
Dis­pute res­ol­u­tion in the con­struc­tion in­dustry: a new pro­ced­ure has...
Dis­putes of­ten arise dur­ing con­struc­tion pro­jects. In these cases the cli­ent and the con­struct­or face a unique chal­lenge: how to settle the dis­pute without delay­ing the pro­ject and without adding ex­tra costs? For such dis­putes the Ar­bit­ra­tion Board for the.