Wilfred advises on commercial real estate transactions, including major real estate portfolios and in the areas of national and international restructurings, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, where he combines his expertise in real estate law and corporate law.

Wilfred has written various articles on real estate law and corporate law. He is member of the board of the Grotius Academy and senior lecturer of the Grotius specialisation course in real estate law.

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Notarial law, University of Leiden, 1992

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Wilfred Groen has a wealth of experience in handling cross-border real estate transactions involving residential, retail and healthcare assets, as well as advising on redevelopment projects. One client notes his "strong legal skills," adding: "He's quick at responding, always provides well thought-out advice and is easy to work with."
Chambers Europe (2021)
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"Wilfred Groen is noted for representing domestic and international investors on their property transactions. One client reports: "He drafts exceedingly well and really understands the laws of the country, as well as what we need."
Chambers Europe (2020)
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"Wilfred Groen is described by clients as 'hands-on and knowledgeable' and praised for his 'great communication and negotiation skills'. 'He very much gets into the weeds of the deal and doesn't leave the work to junior lawyers', notes another interviewee. Groen acts on large domestic and international real estate transactions, advising ABN AMRO on the controlled auction and subsequent sale and transfer of its head office in Luxembourg."
Chambers Europe (2019)
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"Lonne Rooseboom leads a practice that includes Wilfred Groen and Steven Lucas, the latter is highlighted for his burgeoning practice and for 'successfully closing all transactions and winning in litigations'."
Legal 500 (2019)
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"Esteemed notary Wilfred Groen is renowned for his experience in transactional real estate and real estate finance. Clients say: 'He's amazing: he's got knowledge across the board and he's so personable. Our relationship with him is amazing, you can call him up at any time and he always gives good advice'." Wilfred is ranked as a band 1 practitioner (category Ranked Lawyers Real Estate: Leading Notaries).
Chambers Europe (2018)
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"Wilfred Groen is strategically and legally very strong."
Legal 500 (2022)
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"Strategically and legally very strong."
Chambers & Partners Europe (2022)
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