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Peter Jansema

Peter Jansema focuses his practice on real estate developments, leases, acquisitions and finance in the Netherlands and in several other countries throughout Europe. Peter advises clients in the negotiation of asset and property development and management agreements as well as in commercial lease, construction, engineering, design and service procurement agreements in relation to refurbishment, development and project finance transactions.


  • Real estate investment
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Commercial lease
  • Construction law
  • Public private partnerships (P3s) 
  • Cross-border transactions



  • Represented international retailers in establishing and expanding their business in the Netherlands.
  • Advised on the divestment of commercial real estate projects and portfolios, including hotels, offices, warehouses and shopping centres.
  • Advised on the investment in and divestment of real estate companies.
  • Advised on the structuring and organization of real estate investments and joint ventures.
  • Represented major developers in several shopping centers, factory outlets and other inner-city projects.
  • Advised on the structuring of P3s.
  • Represented international hospitality clients in transactions, leases and refurbishing projects.
  • Advised on the refinancing of real estate development and investment.
  • Advised on the structuring tenders of major offshore oil and gas contracts.

°Some of the above representations were handled by Mr. Jansema prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 Netherlands, Real Estate, 2018-2019
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Team Member, Chambers USA Award for Excellence, Real Estate, 2013 and 2017
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011-2012 and 2015
  • Member, Dutch Bar Association
  • Member, Dutch Association for Construction Law attorneys ("Vereniging Bouwrecht Advocaten")


  • LL.M., Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • M.P.A., Public Accounting, Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 1992
  • The Netherlands
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent
  • French, Conversational
  • German, Conversational