Bas joins the firm from RechtStaete, a niche firm, which started in 2001. Bas was the Managing Partner at RechtStaete between 2011 and 2013.

Bas specialises in commercial property. He has considerable expertise in contracting and advising on cross-border transactions, joint ventures and asset management, as well as the purchase, sale and leaseback of residential, retail and office development projects.

Bas also has a broad range of experience in litigation, representing clients in civil and arbitration proceedings.

Bas is a member of several real estate groups in The Netherlands, including the Dutch bar Association, the Association of Property Lawyers, the Association of Construction Law and the Association of Construction Law Lawyers.

Michiel Odink, Managing Partner of Osborne Clarke Amsterdam, comments:

“Hiring Bas was the next logical step for us to take in our firm-wide strategy; as a leading firm in Tech, Media and Comms, we are always looking to apply our expertise to other sectors. Bas’ arrival marks a new era for our Real Estate sector, as it will hugely benefit from his wealth of experience and insight into the Dutch property market.

“We welcome Bas to the firm and look forward to working with him.”

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