Coen Verhaegh

Coen has been a lawyer at La Gro Geelkerken since 1992. Before that, he worked at a large local authority. He is an experienced and trusted advisor and lawyer to many entrepreneurs and organisations on opportunities and risks relating to (the transition of) property. Coen uses a proactive approach in his practices, providing solutions that are generally experienced as the best possible solution. He realises that maintaining a relationship is also important and that parties often have to keep working together going forward. Coen is a strategic thinker and understands organisations. Coen is a board member at various employers’ associations. Coen is a massive water sports enthusiast. If he could, he would spend every weekend ‘fiddling around’ with boats.

Specialist areas

  • Property law
  • Expropriation law
  • Commercial tenancy law

Background and other work

  • Law (Nijmegen University)
  • Specialisation Programme in Expropriation Law (Association of Expropriation Lawyers)
  • Member of the Association of Expropriation Lawyers
  • Secretary of the Haaglanden Business Park Foundation
  • Vice-chairman/treasurer of the Binckhorst Laakhaven Fruitweg Association of Companies
  • Previous: Chair of the Supervisory Board of the Laurentius Foundation for catholic primary education in Delft

Recent cases

  • Appeal cases on the ‘Binckhorst’ regional surroundings plan
  • Various land acquisition cases and expropriation proceedings, both in the urban and agricultural domain.
  • Transactions and tenancy matters
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Publications by Coen Verhaegh

  • Various expropriation rulings by the Supreme Court of the Netherlands, including
  • Supreme Court of the Netherlands 28 May 1997 Dutch Law Reports 1998, 298 with commentary from P.C.E. van Wijmen LLM
  • Supreme Court of the Netherlands 6 December 2002, Dutch Law Reports 2003, 270
  • Supreme Court of the Netherlands 28 March 2003, Dutch Law Reports 2003.401
  • Supreme Court of the Netherlands 9 May 2003 Dutch Law Reports 2004, 249 with commentary from P.C.E. van Wijmen LLM
  • Supreme Court of the Netherlands 20 February 2009 Dutch Law Reports 2009, 289 with commentary from P.C.E. van Wijmen LLM
  • Supreme Court of the Netherlands 12 April 2010 Dutch Law Reports 2010, 625 with commentary from P.C.E. van Wijmen LLM
  • Supreme Court of the Netherlands 9 July 2010 Dutch Law Reports 2010, 632 with commentary from P.C.E. van Wijmen LLM
  • Supreme Court of the Netherlands 27 September 2013 Dutch Law Reports 2014, 100 with commentary from P.C.E. van Wijmen LLM
  • ‘The dancing third party’ in ‘Wall flowers and débutantes at the expropriation ball’ co-produced with R. Keus and G. Seelen
Contact details
C.M.E. (Coen) Verhaegh

Specialist Tenancy law & Real Estate law

It’s better to think too much sometimes than not to think enough, because: I love it when a plan comes together.
Coen Verhaegh
Lawyer, Partner

Call: +31 172 530 250