Monica Sonderegger

Advocaat | Senior Associate

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Monica specialises in advising on and litigating matters concerning general administrative law, procedural administrative law, and spatial planning and zoning law. She has experience with different facets of administrative law. Before joining Houthoff, she worked at the Legal Service of the Netherlands Competition Authority (which on 1 April 2013 joined forces with other authorities to form the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets).

Qualifications & Experience

  • Grotius Academy specialisation course on General Administrative Law (cum laude)
  • LL.M. Dutch Law (Utrecht University)


  • Houthoff advised La Salle Investment Management regarding the acquisition of the Bright Offices in Amsterdam. The acquisition took place on behalf of the French pension fund ERAFP, being the first acquisition for ERAFP on the Dutch Real Estate Market.
  • Wereldhave acquires 9 shopping centers in the Netherlands. Houthoff advised Wereldhave, a Dutch listed real estate investment company with commercial property of around EUR 3.3 billion, on the EUR 730 million acquisition of 9 shopping centers in the Netherlands from its French competitor Klépierre. The shopping centres were part of Corio's portfolio and were recently taken over by Klépierre. Wereldhave is financing the deal by issuing up to 5.25 million new shares. In addition, existing credit facilities will be evaluated. The transaction is expected to close before the end of 2015.