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Leon Hoppenbrouwers

Partner

Amsterdam

Leon Hoppenbrouwers

Partner

Amsterdam

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

Climate change mitigation; climate change adaptation; net zero; decarbonisation; COP26; CBD COP15

Blog Post: 01 DECEMBER 2021

FCA’s ESG strategy: a focus on diversity and inclusion

The FCA’s ESG strategy, launched by CEO Nikhil Rathi at COP26, has a significant focus on transparency and disclosure, and its importance in enabling a market led transition to a sustainable future.…

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Collection of lights

Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2021

The sun never sets on English law governed debt: reviewing the Re Prosafe SE decision

The recent decision in Re Prosafe SE pits the principle of freedom of contract against the increasingly popular modified universalism in the cross-border restructuring and insolvency space.

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Maze hedge

Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2021

Latest RTS for taxonomy and SFDR – detailed product disclosure regime

As the start date for the EU Taxonomy Regulation looms, the ESAs have published their final draft of the RTS for the taxonomy’s product disclosure requirements. 

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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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Office

Amsterdam

Allen & Overy LLP
Apollolaan 15
1077 AB Amsterdam

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Qualifications

Professional

Notaris, Netherlands, 2004

Recognition