Ferry van Schoonhoven


Ferry van Schoonhoven

lawyer, partner

Ferry van Schoonhoven is one of the founders of Lexence. He advises and litigates for national and international companies in the area of leasing, redevelopments, renovations, and sell-and-lease-back constructions. In addition to this he handles complex, mostly real-estate related, legal proceedings.
 
Ferry is author of the 'Praktijkboek Huur en Verhuur' (practical book on renting and letting) and the 'Handboek Vastgoed' (real estate manual), and sits on the editorial board of the journal 'Onroerend Goed'. He teaches at various specialized training institutions such as ASRE, ATWR and Euroforum. Ferry is chairman of the Japan Festival Foundation, the Rotary Amsterdam Spinoza and the Nieuwe School Foundation. He is a permanent member of the Dutch yearly trade mission to Japan. 
 
Ferry has been with Lexence since 1992. Before that he worked for Loeff Claes Verbeke and Thompson Hine in Washington D.C., U.S.A. He read Dutch law and International law at the VU University Amsterdam and obtained a Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L.) from the University of Illinois, U.S.A. Ferry was admitted to the Bar in 1985.
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Chambers Global: 'Ferry van Schoonhoven of Lexence focuses on real estate and is well placed to assist Japanese clients with any Netherlands-related transactions. 'He's a good negotiator and dedicated to the deal,' says a client' (2014).