About Sander Engels

Sander Engels is a lawyer at AKD who specialises in construction law and real estate law and is involved in, among other things, complex construction and infrastructure projects, real estate transactions and disputes. Sander advises clients on integrated construction contracts and other forms of contract (such as public-private partnerships and public-private partnership alliances), matters pertaining to area and property development and transactions.

Sander also has wide-ranging experience in construction and procurement law and regularly supervises European and national tendering procedures. In addition to this he advises on innovative forms of collaboration, sustainability criteria and big data in relation to the built environment. Sander's clients include housing associations, real estate investors, government bodies and project developers.

Sander teaches and publishes regularly on various subjects pertaining to construction and procurement law. For example he co-wrote the practical guide 'Construction Contracts' [Bouwcontracten].

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Admitted to bar
  • The Netherlands
Legal practice areas the Netherlands Bar’s register

Sander Engels has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):


  • Public procurement law
  • Real estate law 


Based on this registration, Sander is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.