is an Amsterdam based partnership of independent lawyers.
We are specialized in real estate transactions, administrative law,
environment & planning and competition law.
Source has extensive experience in all legal aspects with regard to commercial real estate. We advise and assist investors and developers in all facets and challenges of acquiring, selling, constructing and ownership of commercial real estate. Our core competencies include commercial real estate transactions, contract law, rental law, litigation & arbitration, procurement law and construction law.
Source has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of general administrative law, environment and planning. Our team advises government bodies, project developers and other companies. Our Environmental & Planning Team’s work includes advice on issues as part of large national and cross-border real estate transactions. Our specialists are also known for their litigation expertise and experience in licensing and enforcement procedures.
Source advises companies ranging from multinationals to start-ups on all aspects of competition law, including contacts with competitors, the supplier-distributor relationship, how to act in case of a strong market position and obtaining approval for mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. We represent companies in cases before the European Commission, the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets and in court. We are also specialised in setting up effective compliance programs.
Cheryl has been practising law for over 20 years, gaining experience at reputed law firms. She has a strong experience in real estate transactions, providing legal guidance on the entire process of property acquisition and selling, such as performing transactional due diligence, thereby assessing legal risks that pertain to leasing and property title, drafting and reviewing and negotiating sale and purchase agreements while ensuring compliance with current legislation. Furthermore she provides clients with litigation support and legal advice pertaining to commercial real estate issues.
Frank has a broad administrative law background gaining experience with the Council of State in The Hague, as legal counsel with a large project developer and 25 years as a lawyer working for two large law firms. He is a specialist in environmental and planning & zoning aspects of real estate, especially in the sphere of complex project- and area developments (both commercial and residential), infrastructural projects (railways, roads, dykes, windmill farms, etc.). He advises frequently on public and private law issues as part of national and cross-border real estate transactions. Frank is a recognised administrative law specialist and is involved in cases ruled by administrative procedure law, such as disputes with regulators in the field of energy, telecom, privacy, pharma and finance.
Motivated, knowledgeable and business-minded. Kim has been a competition lawyer since 2008. She has ample experience in all aspects of competition law, including contacts with competitors, supplier-distributor relationship, how to act in case of a strong market position and obtaining approval for mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures around the world. She provides advice to companies on these matters and represents clients before the European Commission and the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM).
Competition laws are complex and can strongly impact a business. Through the combination of experience as outside counsel based in Amsterdam /Brussels and as in-house counsel for Maersk, Kim provides clients with practical advice. Kim’s main incentive is to truly understand the business of the client which will allow her to provide the best suitable advice.
Kim is specialized in drafting and implementing effective compliance programs for companies ranging from multinationals to smaller companies. She assists companies by e.g. drafting clear internal compliance rules, training employees, setting up e-learnings and advising on how to effectively enforce a compliance program.
Kim also lectures on competition law at various institutions, including the Rotterdam School of Management (University of Rotterdam).
Erika is a very experienced lawyer in the field of environmental law. She studied Dutch law and Environmental Science at Utrecht University and has been a lawyer since 1999. She is a specialist in planning law, environmental law and general administrative law. For example, she regularly advises and litigates on (large) spatial developments in the areas of housing, offices, industrial estates and retail trade. Enforcement procedures also belong to her specialism. In addition, she advises on matters in the field of general administrative law, such as Freedom of Information Act (Wob), subsidy issues, etc.
She teaches among others at the NEPROM, the Berghauser Pont Academy and Geoplan and also regularly gives lectures for other organizations or in-house workshops. Furthermore, she is a member of various professional associations.
Erika works for both public and private parties such as project developers, industrial companies and retailers and therefore oversees all the different interests and positions that play a role in the broad field of planning and environmental law. Clients appreciate Erika because of her high level of involvement and clear advice.
Under the trade name SOURCE.law the practices with corporate personality Advocatenkantoor Virtu B.V. (KvK 34272334), Franklin’s Law B.V. (KvK 34251332), Van Haastrecht Advocatuur (KvK 58874720) and ESB Legal B.V. (KvK 71726608) practice law. On all of our services our general terms and conditions are applicable, which terms and conditions contain a limitation of liability.