Mark Birnage, advocaat Pels Rijcken

Mark Birnage

Advocaat • partner

Mark Birnage joined Pels Rijcken in 1993 and has been a partner since 2002. He is head of the Construction and Procurement Law department. Mark specialises in the tendering and contracting of large projects. He has extensive experience in integrated construction contracts, DBFM(O) contracts, concessions and other innovative contract forms. He has also supervised the formation of many public-public cooperation agreements (covenants).

Mark graduated with a master’s degree in Dutch Law from Leiden University. He also studied Corporate and Commercial Law at Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London. Mark is a regular speaker and lecturer. He is a native English speaker.


  • Recommended Lawyer, Legal 500 2019
  • "Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV’s team is headed by the brilliant Mark Birnage.", Legal 500 2016