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Simone Wijngaard is a shareholder in the Real Estate Practice. She divides her time between London and Amsterdam. She focuses on advising international investors and financers on investment holding structures, real estate investments, as well as hotel investments and operations.

Simone is a member of the RE-STRUC team, a multidisciplinary team within Greenberg Traurig comprising focus areas including real estate, restructuring, including WHOA (“Dutch Restructuring Scheme”), financing, conflict management, alternative dispute resolution, RICS accredited mediation services, regulatory and tax. Please visit our dedicated RE-STRUC page for more information.


  • Real estate investments
  • Project development
  • Structuring
  • Litigation
  • Hospitality



  • Assisting consortium AT Capital and 3W in the acquisition of shopping center Heuvel in Eindhoven.
  • Assisting AEW in the acquisition of the HeadQuarter building in The Hague.
  • Assisting AEW in the acquisition of the logistics distribution center de President in Hoofddorp.
  • Assisting AEW in the sale and lease back of logistics properties in Amsterdam.
  • Assisting MEAG in the acquisition of Strawinskyhuis in Amsterdam.
  • Assisting MEAG in the acquisition of World Port Center in Rotterdam.
  • Assisting MEAG in the acquisition of the Dutch Vault in Houten.
  • Assisting W.P. Carey in various triple-net sale and lease-back transactions.
  • Assisting Perial in multiple acquisitions of real estate assets and portfolios.
  • Assisting InterGlobe in the acquisition of the Schiphol Sheraton hotel.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Wijngaard prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Reconocimientos y Liderazgo

  • Listed, The Legal 500 EMEA Guide, Real Estate, 2023
  • Listed, Chambers Europe, Up and Coming: Real Estate, 2023


  • Maestría en Derecho (LL.M.), Taxation, Nyenrode Business University
  • LL.B., Amsterdam Open University
  • LL.B., Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
Con licencia para ejercer en
  • The Netherlands
Admitted in The Netherlands. Not qualified in England and Wales.
  • Dutch, Nativo
  • Inglés, Fluido