About Marieke van Schie

Marieke van Schie specializes in commercial (retail stores and hotels) and residential leasing law. She also has extensive experience in the purchase and sale of real estate.

Marieke is a member of the editorial board of the Tijdschrift voor Huurrecht Bedrijfsruimte (Commercial Leasing Law Journal). She co-authored the books Huurrecht Woonruimte (Residential Leasing Law) and Commentaar Huurrecht (Comments on Leasing Law), as well as Boom Basics Huurrecht (Basics of Leasing Law). She also regularly gives courses on leasing law.

Marieke has been with Lexence since 2006. She studied law at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and completed the postgraduate specialization course in leasing law at the Vereniging van Huurrecht Advocaten (Leasing Lawyers Association). Marieke was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 1994.

Chambers (2019)
''One client praises the firm for its 'flexibility and quick responses', while another notes the lawyers' 'pragmatic and in-depth knowledge of real estate lease topics'. 'They are able to ask the right questions upfront to get a very good feeling for the case. They take the time to investigate all details, which makes the results at the end better', says one source.''
  • Legal 500 (2020): "Good team with excellent knowledge in different fields concerning development, construction, and operation of real estate."

  • Chambers (2019): "Well-regarded real estate team with a strong reputation for handling of commercial leasing topics. Advises on sale and leaseback transactions and on acquisitions of logistics, office or retail buildings with a view to the signing of long-term leases. Also provides advice on project development, financing and construction matters."

  • Legal 500 (2019): "Lexence is appreciated for its 'total commitment, successful outcomes, and good balance between quality advice and tariffs'."

  • Chambers (2018): "Clients admire the 'excellent strategic capabilities' of the team, and commend the lawyers' 'customer focus and broad knowledge of the legal aspects of real estate'."

  • Legal 500 (2018): "Lexence’s 'highly skilled' practice provides 'quick, clear and comprehensive advice'."

  • Chambers (2017): "Well-regarded real estate team with a strong focus on commercial leasing. Also provides advice on project development, financing and construction, with further strength in planning and environment work, litigation and property management."

  • Legal 500 (2017): "Lease contract negotations are a particular strength, as are development-and-sale transactions."