Contact

mr. V.J.N. van Oijen (Vincent)
Attorney | Partner

T: +31 20 346 99 80
M: +31 6 22 47 52 19

     

Vincent van Oijen

Attorney | Partner

Vincent advises and litigates for insurers, notaries, lawyers, architects, housing development corporations, project developers and (real estate) investors.

Interest areas

Vincent van Oijen has a combined advice and litigation practice in the areas of, amongst others, construction law, sale and purchase of real property and rent law. Vincent is involved in a number of high-profile cases of housing corporations, for whom he acts as a legal counsel. His circle of clients further consists of project developers, (real estate) investors and contractors.

Furthermore, Vincent has a flourishing practice in the field of liability and insurance law for many years, where the professional liability of professional service providers, such as notaries, tax consultants, lawyers, real estate agents and architects takes a prominent place. Further, Vincent litigates and advises regarding all kinds of policy coverage issues. In this context, the focus lies on litigation, both in the areas of civil and disciplinary law. Further, Vincent has expertise in the field of government liability.

Vincent works, amongst others, on behalf of a number of large insurance companies and insurance brokers. Vincent has, amongst others, been involved in collective proceedings, in which he provides assistance to 176 notaries regarding a tax issue. This case raised significant publicity both in- and outside of the notarial practice. Recently, the Supreme Court ruled in this case in favour of the notaries.

Vincent has registered the following legal areas in the register of legal areas of the Netherlands Bar:
– Real estate law / Construction law
– Disciplinary law
– Civil procedural law

According to the standards of the Netherlands Bar the registration obliges him to obtain ten training credits per year in each of the registered legal areas.

Vincent was previously employed at Stibbe and Lexence, where he was active at the property and procedural law departments.

Particulars

Vincent is listed in the Legal 500 (Insurance) 2019: “Vincent van Oijen handles a range of real estate-related disputes and whose ‘skills and knowledge are top notch’.” In the Legal 500 2020 Vincent is recommended as an “excellent litigator”. He is a member of the Vereniging van Aansprakelijkheids- en schadevergoedingsrecht (Association for professional liability and compensation law), the Vereniging voor Bouwrecht Advocaten (Association for Construction Law Attorneys) and the Vereniging van Bouwrecht (Association for Construction Law). In 2009, he completed the Grotius postgraduate training programme on Real Estate. He publishes, amongst others, in the periodicals “Rechtspraak Notariaat” and “Praktisch bewerkt” (Kluwer), in which recent verdicts in his field (professional liability) are being discussed and provided with comments.

Languages

Dutch, English, German.