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Arnout Scholten

Partner
Attorney-at-law

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

Arnout Scholten is a real estate lawyer and heads the Real Estate & Construction Practice Group. He specializes in transactions, project development and lease law.

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‘Arnout Scholten: open minded, carries out risk-based analysis, advises outside the strict boundaries of the project. Can play different roles.‘

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

I do feel extremely well advised in terms of his knowledge about the matter. What I like most is that he is thinking ahead before I tell him what to look into and he is solution driven.

Chambers Europe, 2020

"Arnout Scholten is a senior member of the CMS practice which serves domestic and international clients including developers, investors, and real estate funds, which benefit from the CMS global network."

The Legal 500, 2019

"He gets the deal done without losing sight of the interests of all parties involved."

Chambers Europe, 2019

Education

  • Specialised Course in Tenancy Law, Tenancy Law Association
  • Dutch Law (Private Law), Leiden University
  • Dutch Law (International and European Law), Leiden University
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Memberships

  • Editor for the Dutch specialist journal for Rent law office space
  • Member of the supervisory board of a housing corporation
  • Royal institute of chartered surveyors (rics)
  • Lecturer at the Academy for Legal Procedure (Academie voor Rechtspraktijk)
  • Lecturer Attorneys’ Education Foundation (Stichting Opleiding Advocaten) for the Sub-District of Utrecht (Lease Law topics)
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April 2020
Our real es­tate cap­ab­il­ity at your ser­vice
31 March 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to COV­ID-19 Im­pact on Lease Agree­ments
COV­ID-19 is dom­in­at­ing the glob­al news and af­fect­ing all areas of busi­ness life. For both land­lords and ten­ants, the ques­tion arises as to the im­pact of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic on their lease re­la­tion­ships. In this guide you will find a use­ful over­view of the im­pact COV­ID-19 has on leases across vari­ous jur­is­dic­tions. Please note that this com­par­at­ive ana­lys­is is based on our cur­rent eval­u­ation and is a sub­ject to fur­ther up­dates and amend­ments.
October 2019
CMS European Real Es­tate Deal Point Study 2019
Draw­ing on data from 1,516 real es­tate trans­ac­tions ad­vised on by CMS in 14 European coun­tries from the start of 2010 to the end of 2018, we used a stand­ard eval­u­ation form to cap­ture, cat­egor­ise and sys­tem­at­ic­ally ana­lyse the in­di­vidu­al con­tract clauses.
18 June 2019
An­nu­al Re­view 2018 – 2019
October 2018
CMS European Real Es­tate Deal Point Study 2018
The European in­vest­ment mar­ket once again had a very strong year. At EUR 234 bn, total in­vest­ment volume was only 3% be­low the re­cord level seen in 2015. This fig­ure also rep­res­ents an in­crease of 7% year-on-year.
September 2017
CMS European Real Es­tate Deal Point Study 2017
The European in­vest­ment mar­ket con­tin­ued to per­form well after the pre­vi­ous re­cord-break­ing years. In 2016, total in­vest­ment volume was around EUR 230bn, less than 10% be­low the re­cord amount of the pre­vi­ous year...
04/10/2016
CMS European Real Es­tate Deal Point Study 2016
05/10/2015
CMS European Real Es­tate Deal Point Study 2015
European prop­erty mar­ket sees con­tinu­ing trend to­wards seller-friendly con­tract clauses
11 March 2013
Green Lease Clauses in Europe - A prac­tic­al ap­proach