Alexandra Boot became an attorney (advocaat) in 1989. After graduating in civil law from Leiden University she completed the Grotius Academie, a select full time one-year post-graduate course for attorneys which admitted approximately only ten participants. She consequently worked as a partner at the firms Houthoff, Andersen Legal, KPMG / Legal and Lovells. In 2003 she started her own boutique law firm, Boot Advocaten.
Alexandra is specialised in public-private partnerships, (re)structurings, area developments, real estate financing, building law, real estate law and procurement law. She is a regular adviser of investors, listed companies, property developers, building contractors, architects, housing associations, interest groups, professional organization and public and semi public authorities.She has been involved in many large area development and infrastructure projects. In recent years she has extended her activities and has become active in fields such as innovative contracts, sustainability, health care and energy law. Alexandra has twice been the recipient of ‘Vastgoedadvocaat van het jaar’, an honour awarded every two years.
Other professional activities
Alexandra is the author of many publications that have often broken new ground. She is also a regular speaker at courses, debates and symposia. She is affiliated with professional education institutions such as Euroforum, the Academie voor de Rechtspraktijk and the Instituut voor Bouwrecht. Alexandra is also a member of various supervisory boards i.a. of the Vereniging Eigen Huis and a mental healthcare institution (GGZ Delfland) and a member of the audit committee of the Association of Building Law.
Alexandra has an extensive experience as secretary of the disciplinary committee of the Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA) and the Court of Arbitration. She is a mediator and a member of the working group ‘Mediation in the Building Sector’. Furthermore she is a member of i.a. the Dutch Association of Building Law, the Association of Building Law Attorneys, the Dutch Association for Procurement Law and the Dutch Energy Law Association (NeVER).