Mark Birnage joined Pels Rijcken as an attorney in 1993 and has been a partner since 2002. He is a specialist in invitations to tender and the contracting of major projects, including public-private partnerships. Mark has extensive experience in Design, Build, Finance and Maintain (DBFM) contracts and other innovative forms of contract. He has also supervised many public-public partnerships (agreements). He is a regular speaker and teacher with respect to these areas. Mark is co-head of the Construction and Procurement Law department of Pels Rijcken.

Mark studied Dutch Law at Leiden University. He also studied corporate and commercial law at the Queen Mary University of London.




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