16 February – LAWFUEL – The Law News Network – Allen & Overy’s Amsterdam office has bolstered its team specialised in construction, projects and real estate with the appointment of Arent van Wassenaer, an internationally acclaimed high profile construction and real estate lawyer. He will join Allen & Overy Amsterdam as soon as possible.
Arent van Wassenaer has spent over 20 years practising in the field of construction, projects and real estate. He specialises in domestic and cross-border construction and real estate projects and public procurement, advising public and private companies and governmental bodies alike. Arent has acted for a significant number of leading international contractors, investors and other financial institutions on PPP and other large construction projects, large scale project development and real estate transactions. Arent van Wassenaer joins Allen & Overy from Norton Rose where he has been a partner since March 2002.
Partner Henry van Geen commented: “Arent van Wassenaer is a top level practitioner who we very much look forward to welcoming into our growing real estate team. His arrival will enable us to service the needs of our clients, domestically and internationally, even better across the full range of disciplines in real estate, including construction and projects.”
Senior Partner Sietze Hepkema adds: “Mr Van Wassenaer joining Allen & Overy fits perfectly into our strategy of being a number one player in all industry sectors in which we are active.”