Iris Hemelaer is a member of our Real Estate practice and Real Estate Developers & Investors industry department.
Iris has a particular focus on:
real estate transactions
real estate developments
rent and real estate leasing
construction and EPC contracts
rights in rem
Expertise and experience
Iris assists clients in real estate transactions (asset and share deals), real estate developments (development of office, residential and retail projects), construction and EPC contracts (including PPP), rights in rem (property, long lease, building rights and usufruct) and personal rights (all types of leases and real estate leasing), as well as construction issues.
Iris studied at the University of Antwerp where she obtained her law degree in 1998. In 1999, she graduated at the University of Brussels as Master in economic and financial law. She was admitted to the Brussels bar in 2003 and in 2007, she transferred to the Antwerp Bar.
Publications and speaking engagements
Iris regularly speaks at client and industry seminars and often writes for various publications, including "Bestendig Handboek Privaatrechtelijk Bouwrecht” (Wolters-Kluwer, last edition 2020) and “Handleiding voor de projectontwikkelaar” (Kluwer, last edition 2020)
Iris is also a member of the Board of Directors of the public law NV BAM (Beheersmaatschappij Antwerpen Mobiel) as well as of the Audit Committee.