Our keen understanding. Your clear perspective.

Sight is a niche firm in the field of construction law and real estate law, primarily representing large construction and real estate parties.
Our clients include construction companies, project developers, investors, public authorities and users.

We favour a personal and pragmatic approach. Our many years of experience have given us a thorough understanding of the world
in which our clients operate, which allows us to put our legal expertise to efficient and appropriate use.

In that sense the partners at Sight should really be regarded as trusted advisors. Our aim is to work together in a respectful manner,
focusing at all times on the ultimate objective.

As our client you can therefore rest assured of our keen understanding throughout the process. Critical if necessary, creative if
possible, while offering a fresh, open and professional approach.

Welcome to Sight.
Saskia Könemann

Saskia Könemann

Lawyer and Partner

Saskia has worked as a lawyer (advocaat) since 1998. She specialises in construction law and procurement
law and represents in particular large and smaller contractors, principals and architects. Saskia litigates in
and advises on disputes regarding various types of contract documents, including traditional contract
documents governed by the UAV (Dutch Uniform Administrative Conditions for the Execution of Works),
such as Standaard RAW and STABU, as well as integrated types of contract documents, such as UAV-GC.
detailed CV >
Sebastiaan Sellenraad

Sebastiaan Sellenraad

Lawyer and Partner

Sebastiaan has worked as a lawyer (advocaat) since 1999. He specialises in civil real estate law,
focusing in particular on inner-city development/redevelopment, related real estate transactions
and area development. He primarily represents construction developers and institutional and other
investors. detailed CV >

Specialist areas

Construction law

Sight advises contractors and principals, consultants and architects during all the phases of the work, from the contracting phase to the
final settlement. Sight has a thorough understanding of the construction process and of the standard conditions applied, such as the UAV,
UAV-TI, UAV-GC, Standaard RAW, STABU and DNR.

Sight also regularly handles disputes in the field of construction law, such as changes, contract variations, building delays, construction
time, (hidden) defects and suspension or termination of the work. Carefully assessing and recording the parties' positions can help to reach
a solution in consultation. If those attempts are successful, legal proceedings are conducted if necessary. Sight is skilled and experienced
in litigating before both the ordinary courts and the various arbitration institutes.

Procurement law

Sight advises companies in tendering procedures, also after the contract has been awarded. If necessary, it litigates on the awarding of the
contract, usually in preliminary relief proceedings. Sight is also consulted by contracting authorities regarding the drafting of tender
documents and the awarding of the contract.

Project development and area development

Sight advises parties that are involved in the development/redevelopment of real estate, such as offices, shopping centres, hotels, distribution
and data centres, and residential real estate. It also advises on area development, in particular with regard to inner-city redevelopment.
We have a great deal of expertise and experience in the field of the redevelopment of real estate with fragmented ownership, such as shopping
centres owned by an owners' association or cooperative owners' association and current and former business parks.

Real estate transactions

As part of its project development practice, Sight advises on the purchase and sale of real estate, in particular on the purchase of undeveloped
or partly developed real estate. Sight has experience with the purchase and sale of offices, hotels, industrial real estate, distribution centres,
construction sites, leisure objects and shopping centres.


Sight advises (and, if necessary, litigates) on a wide range of landlord and tenant law issues, in particular issues that interface with project
development and real estate transactions, such as the termination of leases, renovation and urgent use by the landlord itself.


Sight is a niche firm in the field of construction and real estate law. Most of its clients are commercial construction and real estate parties.
They include construction companies, developers and investors, public authorities and users. We favour a personal and pragmatic approach,
as well as a pleasant and informal working relationship.

Sight currently consists of two experienced lawyers who are in search of a:

Junior or experienced lawyer in the fields of construction law and real estate law

Experience with construction law and real estate law is of course preferred, but a sharp mind and sense of humour are more important.

For more information about the vacancy please contact Saskia Könemann or Sebastiaan Sellenraad. Their contact details can be found on this website.

Curious about Sight?

Sight is always pleased to meet with attorneys, lawyers and law students who can identify with or wish to learn more about our approach.


John M. Keynesplein 12-46
1066 EP Amsterdam
T +31(0)20 26 18 320
F +31(0)20 26 18 321
E info@sight.law
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