Jan Borman


Jan Borman has a broad private law practice. As a lawyer, he has gained experience in contract law, property law and liability law. Jan works mainly in the real estate, industry and energy sector.

Jan handles cases for (project) developers, investors, contractors, but also for (local) authorities.

Jan focuses on advising on legal issues involved in the development of sustainable and energy-efficient real estate (existing and new construction). For example, Jan is involved in a large-scale sustainability project in a municipality where he is leading the entire process of connection to new energy infrastructure in a legal manner. Issues concerning connection agreements, cooperation agreements (with housing corporations and market parties), property (demurrage) rights and property rights play an important role in this.

As a lawyer, Jan not only seeks solutions to complicated issues of clients in private law, but sometimes also at the interface with public law.

Jan studied at Leiden University and the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada) and completed the Master's degree in Civil Law and gained legal work experience during his studies in the business world, the legal profession and the judiciary.

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Legal 500 2023

Construction (Tier 3)

‘The team pairs a thorough knowledge of construction law and all of its possibilities with a practical attitude and incentive to solve problems practically and in an amicable way. But let there be no mistake, if necessary, they are a tough opponent in litigation with a solid success rate.’

PropertyNL's Top-60 Vastgoedjuristen


  • Member of the Dutch Association for Construction Law (VBR)
  • Member of the Dutch Association for Energy Law (NEvER)