What others say about us

Straatman Koster Advocaten has been recommended by Legal 500 2018 in the following 3 practice areas:

Construction

"The five-partner team at construction boutique Straatman Koster Advocaten is headed by Olivier Vermeulen. Thijs Straatman acted for Leiden University on the € 300m construction of its 99,000sqm Bèta Campus; Wilfried Koster, Frederik van Nouhuys and Marinda de Smidt are also recommended."

Environment and planning

"Zeeland Refinery, Klépierre and the municipality of Leidschendam-Voorburg are among the new clients of Straatman Koster Advocaten. Joost Hoekstra and Marinda de Smidt advised Schiphol Trade Park on the environment and planning aspects of a new 140-hectare business park. Christine Visser is also recommended."

Real Estate

"Real Estate and construction boutique Straatman Koster Advocaten frequently acts for municipalities. Thijs Straatman acted for the municipality of Leiden on its sale of various projects that are part of the Stationsgebied Rijnsburgerblok. Other clients include VolkerWessels and BPD Ontwikkeling. Wilfried Koster, Joost Hoekstra and Marinda de Smidt are also recommended."

7 lawyers are recommended in The Legal 500 Europe 2018 editorial

Construction

Environment and planning

Real Estate

 

 

Chambers 2018 has placed us in Band 4 of the Real Estate sector, joining the ranks of a number of highly renowned international law firms.

Chambers: "What the team is known for Niche firm with a broad range of expertise, with particular activity in project and area development, as well as land sale, acquisition and allocation. Also noted for its related capabilities in planning, contracting, procurement and corporate issues. Particularly active in the healthcare and leisure sectors. Acts for developers, architects, construction companies and government institutions. OMALA is a recent client win for the practice."

Thijs Straatman ranked in Chambers Real Estate (band 4) quote: "Thijs Straatman's scope of practice includes project development, procurement and construction law. He acted for the municipality of Utrecht and Klépierre on the redevelopment and extension of Hoog Catharijne.  

Best Lawyers' 2018-2019Thijs has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Seventh Edition of The Best Lawyers in the Netherlands for his work in Real Estate Law”. 

Straatman Koster Advocaten 'Prominent Vastgoedkantoor' by PropertyNL 2017.