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Leon Hoppenbrouwers



Leon Hoppenbrouwers



Leon specialises in real estate law and related notarial law. He has broad experience in a wide variety of real estate transactions, including advising on commercial real estate transactions, controlled auctions of real estate portfolios, sale and lease back transactions, property development (including advising on joint ventures), urban redevelopment and the provision of security in financial transactions. Leon is also a recognised expert in the field of social housing and he advises social housing associations on subjects as compliance, governance, cooperation with third parties and local government as well as real estate related topics. Leon has acted for property developers, owners, investors, local governments, social housing associations, consultants and lenders.

Prior to joining Allen & Overy Leon was a partner at AKD. He is a member of the Vereniging Bouwrecht (construction law association) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

The 2012 edition of Chambers Europe recommends Leon as a Leading Notary and describes him as follows: "Leon Hoppenbrouwers recently joined the firm from AKD and is "a great notary," say sources. "He's highly capable and stays calm under pressure." He focuses on property development, acquisitions, social housing and urban redevelopment.

"A very technical guy who doesn't lose sight of the pragmatic side of things." Chambers Europe 2017, Real Estate: Leading Notaries.

Experience highlights

News & insights

Publications: 24 FEBRUARY 2021

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 12 – 18 February 2021

Our weekly update on key regulatory topics affecting the financial services sector. If you would like to receive this update by email and be added to our marketing mailing list please contact…

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News: 22 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy lawyers from across Europe recognised as rising stars

Allen & Overy topped the list of firms with rising star lawyers at the Rising Stars Europe Awards 2020.

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Publications: 22 FEBRUARY 2021

Webinar: Securing the unsecured deal

Our panel recently discussed the issues for lenders and borrowers when granting new security for pre-existing loans.

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Publications: 21 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 Coronavirus: Real Estate and Covid-19 – The questions we are being asked in The Netherlands

This note discusses a number of issues and queries that are arising in the commercial real estate investing and lending markets in the Netherlands as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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