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Hein van der Meer

Partner
Advocaat

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

Hein van der Meer is the head of our Real Estate & Construction Practice Group in the Netherlands. He specialises in property transactions and property developments. ​

Hein advises on international and national portfolio transactions (offices, residential, retail and industrial) and turnkey sales and purchase contracts for direct and indirect transactions. He is well recommended for the notarial and tax aspects of property transactions, structures under property law and security rights. Hein advises (international) investors and investment funds, property developers, construction companies. Also owners in sale and lease back transactions.

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‘Hein van der Meer is very pragmatic and deal-driven’.

The Legal500 EMEA, 2022

One client praises his "transactional experience, helicopter view and speedy solutions," while another states that he is "a real dealmaker." Chambers Europe 2022

Chambers Europe, 2022

A great advisor, negotiator and a quick thinker.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2021

Praised by clients for being "very deal-oriented, thinking commercially and being very eager to find pragmatic solutions and overcome difficulties to get a transaction done."

Chambers Europe 2021

‘Hein van der Meer and his team have an outstanding reputation to make things happen. Together with his associates, he can make a real difference.‘

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Very commercial and knows how to find a solution and close a deal.

Chambers Europe, 2020

Memberships & Roles

  • Member Property Lawyers Association (VVJ)
  • Lecturer PropertyNL Masterclass
  • Columnist PropertyNL
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Education

  • Dutch Law (Private Law), VU Amsterdam
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14/06/2022
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14/04/2021
Top rank­ings CMS in Leg­al 500 EMEA 2021
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23/06/2020
Aan de Stegge de­vel­ops a dis­tri­bu­tion centre in Almere and sells via for­ward...
On 18 and 19 June, the lease agree­ment, the land pur­chase agree­ment, the turn­key sales agree­ment and the deeds of de­liv­ery were suc­cess­ively signed for the new dis­tri­bu­tion centre of 33,000 m2 of bag­ging...
17/06/2020
Law and reg­u­la­tion of rent­al agree­ments in the Neth­er­lands dur­ing Cov­id-19
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Top rank­ings CMS in Leg­al 500 EMEA 2020
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