Mr. E.K. Sneeuw



Elisabeth Sneeuw has been with Wijn & Stael since 2018. Her practice areas include tenancy law, construction law, architectural law and procurement law. She assists lessors and lessees with the preparation and execution of commercial and residential lease agreements. Elisabeth also counsels and represents clients in litigation matters covering a spectrum of issues, including procurement and liability disputes in the construction industry. Elisabeth is well-versed in crafting consulting services agreements for architects.

Creative Approach to Unusual Cases

An inspired attorney with strong analytical and connective thinking skills, Elisabeth relishes sinking her teeth into unusual cases that require a creative approach. She works closely with clients, learning about their business and interests. “I am always intrigued by cases that call for a forward-thinking approach to delivering effective solutions and take great pride in the quality and real-world applicability of the advice I offer.”

Experience in Private and Public Law

Elisabeth’s graduation thesis examined the comprehensive procurement law reforms that cut across both private and public law. Following a successful career as a professional athlete, Elisabeth gained a wealth of experience as a working student at large law firms.


  • Member, JOU - Young Real Estate Professionals of Utrecht

Academic Background

  • Private Law, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Representative Practice

  • Counseled an in-house (healthcare) organization on the determination and level of service charge increases in the liberalized housing sector and the role of the tenants’ association in service charge negotiations based on the powers granted to them under the Tenant and Landlord (Consultation) Act.
  • Assisted with the drafting, assessment and negotiation of consulting services agreements (pursuant to The New Rules (DNR) 2011)). Counseled architects on (potential) risks and negotiated with contracting companies.
  • Counseled a number of clients on the development and renewal of real estate properties and drafted lease, development and construction agreements and other relevant documents.

Publications from Elisabeth Sneeuw

Wet kwaliteitsborging voor het bouwen (“Wkb”): Minister Hugo de Jonge treft (extra) voorzorgsmaatregelen in verband met inwerkingtreding

Vragen van Eerste Kamer over Wkb
Bij brief van 30 september jl. heeft de Eerste Kamer haar zorgen geuit over de mogelijke gevolgen van de inwerkingtreding van Wkb. De Eerste Kamer vreest voor het...

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De gefaseerde inwerkingtreding van de Wkb

De Wet kwaliteitsborging voor het bouwen (“Wkb”) zal naar verwachting per 1 juli 2023 – tegelijk met de Omgevingswet – gefaseerd in werking treden. De veranderingen van de Wkb gelden (naar ver...

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Huurprijsindexatie vrije sector per 1 januari 2023 gebaseerd op de gemiddelde loonstijging in plaats van de inflatie?

Als het aan Minister De Jonge voor Volkshuisvesting en Ruimtelijke Ordening ("De Jonge") ligt wel. In april 2022 kondigde De Jonge al aan dat hij wil voorkomen dat huurders in de vrije sector geconfro...

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