Leasing law

Tomas Steenmetser




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"Advocacy goes beyond a dossier."

About Tomas

Tomas Steenmetser is experienced in leasing law regarding business premises. Together with his team, he mainly assists landlords. His clients are primarily institutional investors and family offices. Tomas is also a trusted advisor of IVBN, the association of institutional property investors in the Netherlands. Tomas handles cases in the field of purchase law and the general law of obligation relating to property. He is also well versed in bankruptcy law related issues.

Tomas has fulfilled various board positions, including member of the executive board of Lexence and secretary of the Vereniging van Huurrecht Advocaten (Leasing Lawyers Association). He is the author of various handbooks and he publishes regularly. In addition, he lectures at OSR and the Universiteit van Amsterdam (the Eggens Institute). Tomas regularly gives lectures and courses in house.

Tomas has been with Lexence since 2001. He studied Dutch Law at the Rijksuniversiteit Leiden. Tomas was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 1991.

International listings

Legal 500 (2022): "Tomas Steenmetser is an excellent attorney in the leasing sector. "
Chambers (2022): "Tomas Steenmetser advises real estate companies on the divestment of assets and is also known for assisting with leasing matters. An interviewee describes him as being "diligent and nice to work with.""
Legal 500 (2021): "Tomas Steenmetser is one of the best for commercial real estate leasing."
Chambers (2021): "Tomas Steenmetser advises real estate companies on the divestment of assets. One interviewee notes: "He knows how to negotiate and make his point in a friendly and eloquent manner."
Legal 500 (2020): "They are quick and pro-active. Their knowledge is excellent."
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