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Alexander van Hövell focuses his practice on real estate and corporate law, with emphasis on commercial real estate transactions and property development. Alexander has particular experience in the field of corporate real estate and he advises several national and multinational companies on their housing issues, including sale and leaseback transactions, disposals and acquisitions as well as the redevelopment of existing properties. Alexander also advises on renewable energy projects, restructurings, and all notarial aspects of real estate and finance transactions. Before joining Greenberg Traurig in 2021, Alexander worked at a Global Elite law firm for almost 12 years.

Alexander is ranked by Chambers in the category “Real Estate – Leading Notaries in Netherlands” as an Associate to Watch and he is described as a “very diligent lawyer who really knows what he's talking about.”

Alexander 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
  • Corporate real estate
  • Sale and leaseback
  • Property development and projects
  • Leasing
  • Acquisitions
  • Restructuring
  • Financing and securities


Riconoscimenti e Premi

  • Listed, Chambers Europe
    • Up and Coming, Real Estate: Leading Notaries in Netherlands, 2023
    • Associates to Watch, Real Estate: Leading Notaries in Netherlands, 2020-2022
  • Listed, The Legal 500 EMEA Guide, Real Estate, 2022-2023
  • Member, The Royal Dutch Association of Civil-law Notaries (Koninklijke Notariële Beroepsorganisatie)


  • Post Graduate Degree, Real Estate, Grotius Academy
  • Post-Graduate Professional Training, Civil Law Notary, Royal Dutch Association of Civil Law Notaries
  • LL.M., Notarial Law, Utrecht University
  • LL.B., Notarial Law, Utrecht University
  • Amsterdam
  • Dutch, Madrelingua
  • Inglese, Fluente