David Orobio de Castro

I am David Orobio de Castro
Projects specialist
Real Estate and Construction specialist
Procurement Law specialist

David Orobio de Castro

In addition to his responsibilities as managing partner, David also heads our real estate practice specialising in projects, project finance, real-estate and tenders.

David’s experience includes PPP/PFI (DBFM(O)), property development, property finance, real estate and concession contracts, including concessions for public transport, water, energy and waste.

In addition, David regularly advises on the European and national procurement regulations ("aanbestedingsrecht"). David is also a widely published author and lecturer on this subject.

David holds various memberships including at the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Aanbestedingsrecht, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Bouwrecht and Nederlandse Vereniging voor Procesrecht.

David has a master’s in law from the University of Amsterdam.

  • Languages: Dutch, English
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 1993
  • Partner since: 2001

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Certain legal aspects of the corona crisis for the Dutch construction and rental industry

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