Richard de Laat is a partner at De Advocaten van Van Riet. He handles the complete legal supervision of project development and area development. In addition, within the real estate practice he has a strong focus on collective property forms – including VvE law – and care real estate. Richard has successfully completed the Grotius programme in real estate. He publishes widely and is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences. He also teaches and, last but not least, is an experienced litigator.

Ancillary activities

  • Chief editor of
  • Member of the editorial board
  • President Vrienden van het Kasteel Foundation in Woerden
  • President of the Foundation
  • President of the Friends of Old Zandbergen Foundation
  • Member of the Policy and Strategy Council of the VvE Belang Foundation
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Stichting BIM
  • President of the Utrecht Real Estate Association until 2014
  • Lecturer Dutch Institute for Construction Law
  • Lecturer OSR
  • Member of the editorial board
  • President sounding board group Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations