Hugo Harleman started in 2003 as notary-candidate in the property section of a big law firm. Since September 2009 he has been a partner at Hartman LMH. His specialization is in the set up and preparation of real estate projects. These include newly built properties (houses, utilities and the division of integrated buildings) and existing properties (urban redevelopment). Furthermore, he manages the legal side of commercial real estate transactions and he is highly skilled and knowledgeable regarding the fiscal aspects of real estate, such as VAT and transfer tax (stamp duty).
After obtaining his Notarial Law degree at the University of Groningen in 2003, Hugo Harleman then undertook the professional notarial training programme of the SBN (Stichting Beroepsopleiding Notariaat. He completed this in 2006, passing his exam for the specialized Real Estate course ‘‘Grotius Onroerend Goed specialisatieopleiding’’. Hugo keeps his professional know-how up to date by following courses and seminars through his membership of the “Stichting tot Bevordering der Notariele Wetenschap and his membership of the VJOJ (Association of Young Real Estate Lawyers).