founder & partner lawyers and civil law notaries Lexence
Ferry van Schoonhoven (chairman)
Ferry van Schoonhoven is an attorney at law with law degrees (Dutch law, US law and International law) from the University of Amsterdam and the University of Illinois, U.S.A. He started his professional career at Thompson, Hine & Flory in Washington DC and Allen & Overy/Loyens&Loeff in Amsterdam. In 1992 he founded Lexence N.V., one of the bigger multi niche law firms in the Netherlands of which he is still a partner today. Among his clients are stock exchange listed companies and Foreign States.
Ferry is a member of various specialised law associations (a.o. International Bar Association, Dutch Litigator Association), editorial staffs (a.o. Real Estate Journal and Real Estate Magazine) and (co-) author of Casebook on Renting and Letting, Real Estate Guidebook and Boom Basics Lease Law. Ferry regularly teaches at the Academie Voor De Rechtspraktijk, various Dutch Universities (guest teacher), the Amsterdam School of Real Estate, and Euroforum. Ferry is board member of the Japan Festival Foundation, (co-)founder of Rotaryclub Amsterdam-Spinoza, chairman of the Japan Desk of the Amstelveen hospital and chairman of Stichting Wereld Zonder Kinderkanker and most recently chairman of World Child Cancer The Netherlands foundation.
Ferry is an energetic initiator, creator, stimulator who unites people to common goals, focussing on their talents and their abilities to achieve such goals. Next to his professional career Ferry devotes much of his time to the ultimate goal: the eradication of child cancer in the world.