Boris is a specialist in real estate transactions, lease law and project development.
His field of work includes advising and litigating in cases involving project development and real estate contracts concerning commercial and residential properties. For such matters, Boris acts on behalf of global retailers, real estate companies, project developers, foreign investors and banks. He also assists the owners of commercial properties in issues regarding prolonged vacancy, non-payment and squatting.
In 2019, Boris obtained his Master of Real Estate (MRE) from the Amsterdam School of Real Estate with a thesis on the main civil law and tax differences between a ground lease and a contractual lease regarding commercial properties. He is the co-editor and co-author of the second revised edition of the Handbook Commercial Lease Law and publishes regularly on his expertise. He is also a permanent guest lecturer at the University of Groningen.
Boris holds master’s degrees (both with honours) in both civil law and corporate law from the University of Leiden. He also attended Hastings College of Law in San Francisco on the L.L.B exchange program. In 2012, he completed the postgraduate course in lease law (with honours) of the Dutch Association of Lease Lawyers.
Boris is a member of the Master of Real Estate Alumni Society and the Dutch Association of Lease Lawyers.