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Helma Sengers

Helma Sengers is a lawyer and legal expert in the Property & Government practice group, specialising in civil property law. She has in-depth knowledge of landlord and tenant law, as well as broad knowledge in the fields of purchase/sale and real rights, such as apartment rights and servitudes, among other things.


Before switching to the legal profession in 1997, Helma worked as a legal expert for the Dutch National Housing Council, promoting the interests of social tenants. She now focuses on advising and litigating on leases and purchase agreements, including e.g. the termination of leases on the grounds of renovation, rental disputes and non-conformity. She also advises and litigates on division into apartment rights or the interpretation of servitudes. Her clients include private and institutional investors, project developers, supermarkets, retailers and catering establishments.

Helma is one of the regular contributors to Sdu Commentaar Huurrecht, Journaal Huur en Verhuur and Tijdschrift voor Huurrecht (WR). She also works as a lecturer for the Landlord and Tenant Law Course of the Academie voor de Rechtspraktijk.

Postgraduate course(s):

Landlord and Tenant Law at the Landlord

Tenant Lawyers Association Property at Grotius Academy


Landlord and Tenant Law Association (VHA), Property Lawyers Association (VVJ) and Dutch Women in Real Estate (DWIRE)

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